It was over when ...
It was a career day for Charles, who set a Chiefs franchise record with 259 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
With the loss, Denver was eliminated from playoff contention, becoming the third team in NFL history to start 6-0 and miss the postseason. ... Kansas City scored a season-high 44 points. ... The Chiefs scored a touchdown on their opening drive for the first time all year. ... Orton threw for a career-high 431 yards. ... Broncos WR Jabar Gafney had 14 catches for 213 yards, both career highs.