Offensive powerhouse visits Denver Broncos on Monday


Coach: Andy Reid (sixth yr with Chiefs — 56-27 common season, 1-Four postseason; 20th yr general — 186-120-1 common season, 11-13 playoffs).

File: 3-0 (first in AFC West).

Final week: Beat San Francisco 38-27.

Subsequent week: vs. Jacksonville.


Play caller: Coach Andy Reid.

Evaluation: Reid, 60, relinquished the play-calling duties late final season to Matt Nagy, who parlayed that function into the Chicago head teaching job. Former Colorado operating again Eric Bienemy is the Chiefs’ offensive coordinator. He was CU’s coordinator from 2011-12 earlier than becoming a member of Reid’s unique Chiefs employees. … KC has the league’s greatest offense by way of three weeks — first in scoring (39.Three factors per sport), second on third down (50 p.c) and within the purple zone (91.7 p.c) and seventh in yards (398.3). … The Chiefs have bludgeoned groups within the first quarter (49-6). … Second-year QB Patrick Mahomes began final yr’s win at Denver and is already within the MVP race. He possesses terrific arm power, anticipation, mobility and command of the offense. He leads the league in TD passes (13) and score (137.4). … RB Kareem Hunt received final yr’s dashing title (1,327 yards), however is 17th this yr (168) and has solely a 3.2-yard common. Spencer Ware and Damien Williams are the backups and FB Anthony Sherman has two catches for 52 yards. … TE Travis Kelce has been named to the final three Professional Bowls, focused not less than 103 instances in annually. He has 229 yards receiving on a team-high 16 catches. Kelce has not less than one catch in 66 consecutive video games. … Backup TE Demetrius Harris had a 13-yard TD catch in opposition to San Francisco. … The offense revolves round Kelce and the receivers: Sammy Watkins, Tyreek Hill and Chris Conley. Hill, one of many league’s quickest gamers, and Watkins, the Invoice-turned-Ram-turned-Chief every have 14 catches. Conley performs in three-receiver personnel and two of his 5 catches have been TDs. … The offensive line is LT Eric Fisher, LG Cameron Erving, C Mitch Morse, RG Laurent Duvemay-Tardif and RT Mitchell Schwartz. Fisher was the second general decide in 2013, Erving a former first-round decide for Cleveland. Schwartz can be making his 100th profession begin. … The Chiefs have an NFL-low one turnover.

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Play caller: Coordinator Bob Sutton.


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