Game facts: Chiefs at Broncos

Talib is back:  CB Aqib Talib returns to the Broncos defense after missing the last three games (back injury). Talib has allowed a 40.2 passer rating while in coverage this season. 

No-fly zone:  Denver's defense has allowed a 71.0 passer rating to opposing QBs this year (1st in NFL).

Best pass rush ever?:  Denver averages 8.1 QB hits per game this season, which is the highest such average since QB hits started being tracked in 2000. 

Achilles heel on defense:  The Broncos defense has allowed a league-worst 476 passing yards to tight ends and running backs lined up in the slot. 

Missing C.J.:  The Denver offense has averaged just 64.3 rush yards per game since C.J. Anderson was placed on injured reserve (Week 8).  

Siemian slumping:  In his first four games this year, Trevor Siemian had a 4-0 record and a 99.6 passer rating. In his last five starts, Siemian has a 3-2 record and a 77.2 rating.  

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