Clinton Portis exploded for four touchdowns (3 rushing, 1 receiving) as the Broncos defeated their AFC West rival, the Kansas City Chiefs 31-24 to get their 8th win of the season. Portis rushed for 130 yards on 21 carries and had 75 yards receiving on 3 catches. Rod Smith led the team in receiving with 83 yards on 3 catches. Brian Griese finished the day going 18/26 for 297 yards, the touchdown pass to Portis and an interception. Ian Gold sacked the Chiefs Trent Green and Jason Elam kicked a 30 yard field goal and added four extra points.