Out for the third game in a row was quarterback Brodie Croyle, who was injured in the season opener. Also out were two key veterans, linebacker Donnie Edwards and cornerback Patrick Surtain.
Reserve linebacker Napoleon Harris was sidelined, as well.
The Chiefs also released wide receiver Marques Hagans and signed linebacker Weston Dacus to the active roster off their practice squad. B.J. Sams, who returned kicks last week at Atlanta, was also inactive.
For Denver, defensive tackle Dewayne Robertson was inactive with a knee injury. Also inactive were safety Vernon Fox, guard Dylan Gandy, wide receiver Darrell Jackson and defensive tackle Josh Shaw.
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