It was over when ...
Kolby Smith recovered an onside kick by the Broncos with just over 2 minutes remaining.
Running back Larry Johnson rushed for 198 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Chiefs. His 65-yard run in the first quarter helped set up Kansas City's first field goal.
Tony Gonzalez finished with 47 receiving yards, giving him 10,058 career yards -- 3 short of breaking Shannon Sharpe's all-time mark for tight ends. ... This was the Chiefs' first win since Week 7 of 2007, when they defeated the Raiders 12-10. ... Even with the loss, the Broncos' 3-1 record matches the team's best start since 2005 when they finished 13-3 and won the AFC West.