Chiefs force 5 TOs, beat Broncos 29-19 in AFC West showdown

Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Marcus Peters (22) picks up the ball he stripped from Denver Broncos running back Jamaal Charles during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Peters ran with the ball for a touchdown. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Harrison Butker kicked five field goals and Marcus Peters returned a fumble 45 yards for a touchdown, leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a 29-19 win against the Denver Broncos. The Chiefs picked off Trevor Siemian three times and forced five turnovers in snapping a two-game skid. It was also their fourth straight victory over their AFC West rival.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Harrison Butker kicked five field goals, Marcus Peters returned a fumble 45 yards for a touchdown and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the turnover-prone Denver Broncos 29-19 on Monday night.

Alex Smith threw for 202 yards and a touchdown, most of it going to tight end Travis Kelce , who hauled in seven balls for 133 yards and the score. The Chiefs (6-2) also intercepted Trevor Siemian three times and hopped on two fumbles to beat Denver (3-4) for the fourth straight time.

Siemian finished 19 of 36 for 198 yards and a touchdown, and has now thrown eight picks and only three TD passes in the past five games. The Broncos have lost all but one of them.