Peyton Manning rested his ailing right ankle on Wednesday, while Champ Bailey returned to practice, albeit in a limited fashion.
Nate Irving (shoulder) and Joel Dreessen (knee) were also held out, while Robert Ayers got the day off with his wife expecting the birth of their first child.
Wes Welker and Duke Ihenacho were limited by ankle injuries.
For Kansas City, WR Dexter McCluster and DL Mike Catapano were also limited with ankle issues, while five others were listed on the injury report as full participants.
As expected, Andy Reid said Wednesday that WR Dwayne Bowe would start Sunday despite his recent arrest.
Kansas City claimed WR/KR Kyle Williams off waivers from San Francisco and released WR Chad Hall.
Peyton Manning was sacked just five times through six games, but has taken eight over the past three games.
Chiefs corner Brandon Flowers has been lining up inside in sub packages, meaning he's likely to be assigned to Wes Welker on Sunday night.
The MHS guys recall their favorite Broncos/Chiefs memories.