For the second straight week, the Broncos (2-0) jumped out to a big lead and held on for a narrow seven-point victory.
Peyton Manning was 21/26 for 242 yards and three touchdowns.
Kansas City (0-2) finished with more first downs (28-19) and total yards (380-325), and dominated the time of possession (36:14-23:46).
Inactives: Broncos - Cody Latimer, David Bruton, Tony Carter, Ben Garland, Michael Schofield, and Danny Trevathan
Chiefs - De'Anthony Thomas, Aaron Murray, Albert Wilson, Joe McKnight, Jamell Fleming, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, and Damion Square
Enjoy the games, and Go Vikings (vs New England) and Seahawks (at San Diego)!
Good Morning, Broncos fans! Wes Welker may not be in uniform today, but he figures to be on the field in Seattle next Sunday.
According to Jason La Canfora, it's now expected that the new drug policy will (finally) be finalized early this week.
La Canfora says the latest holdup has been about avoiding policy-related disputes over the next several years.
The league's new drug policy proposal was not ratified on Saturday due to reported unresolved issues.
As a result, Wes Welker has not yet been reinstated, and will not be active for Sunday's game against Kansas City.
Denver figures to keep a roster spot open for Welker until he's reinstated.
Good Morning, Broncos fans! Earlier in the week, the Chiefs added former Broncos Kevin Vickerson (free agency) and Jerry Franklin (promotion from PS).
As of Friday, injury has pushed another familiar player - Ryan Harris - into the starting lineup, at right tackle.
Harris is the Chiefs' third option there, as Donald Stephenson is suspended (PEDs), and Jeff Allen is having elbow surgery which will likely end his season.
The NFL has what appears to be another horrifying scandal on its hands, as Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted for child abuse in Texas.
Peterson allegedly whipped his four-year-old son with a tree branch as punishment for having pushed another of Peterson's children during a video game.
The NFLPA voted on Friday to approve a new drug policy that includes HGH testing, increased penalties for drunk driving, and a higher threshold for positive marijuana tests.
According to Mike Klis, Broncos wideout Wes Welker will be reinstated on either Friday night or sometime Saturday, once the agreement is ratified.
Welker had been serving a four-game suspension for a positive result for amphetamines, which he'd allegedly taken while attending the Kentucky Derby.
Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Speculation continues that Wes Welker could be reinstated today, following the potential passage of a new drug policy.
But Josh Gordon? Not so much.
Adam Schefter reports that Gordon's one-year ban may only be reduced to eight games, because the positive marijuana test that triggered it took place during the 2013 league year.