It's was blistering cold at Sports Authority Field with the last game of the Broncos NFL season. The Broncos closed out their 5-10 season against the 9-6 Kansas City Chiefs.
Paxton Lynch was the starting quarterback for the Broncos Sunday. The Broncos have struggled this season as their record shows, with an eight game losing streak which was broken in week 14 against the Jets.
There were a total of seven Broncos players listed as inactive Sunday including, Emmanuel Sanderes, Cody Latimer, Jamaal Charles, Michael Hunter, J.J Dielman, Donald Stephenson and Zach Kerr.
Broncos record ends 5-11, with the Chiefs record ending 10-6 for the 2017 NFL season.
Quick game recap:
Chiefs Kareem Hunt has a 35-yard drive for a touchdown with 14:03 left in the first quarter. Chiefs up 7-0 over Broncos, not a good start to the game.
Chiefs gash Broncos defense on that opening drive.... Hunt touchdown. #BroncosCountry— Grant Meech (@KOAAGrant) December 31, 2017
McManus gets the Broncos on the board with a fieldgoal, 7-3 Chiefs with 7:34 left in the first quarter.
Rookie DeAngelo Henderson scores his first touchdown for the Broncos, Broncos lead in the second quarter.
AMAZING what happens when you play a guy like DeAngelo Henderson that you drafted: Touchdown. Inactive basically all season. Broncos lead.— Grant Meech (@KOAAGrant) December 31, 2017
Chiefs Sherman scores, Chiefs reclaim lead, 14-10 in second quarter.
Chiefs score a field goal in the third, 17-10, Chiefs maintain lead.
17-10 Chiefs. For what its worth, that was a solid goal line stand from Broncos D.— Grant Meech (@KOAAGrant) December 31, 2017
Anderson reaches 1,000 rushing yards for the first time in his career. Chiefs still lead in the fourth, 24-10 with 11:10 left in the game.
We've got ourselves a game! Thomas scores a touchdown, Broncos clinch tie (24-24) with just a few minutes left in the game.
Chiefs pull off a win in the final moments of the game, Butker kicks 30-yard field goal. Chiefs win over Broncos 27-24.
Fort Carson is the lead agency fighting the fire with crews from all across southern Colorado assisting. Fort Carson said the fire started on a range where aviation and infantry troops were training Friday before noon and the fire quickly spread in high winds
Fort Carson Garrison Commander Ron Fitch said the Army would evaluate whether it would continue live fire training on Saturday after the Carson Midway Fire burned more than 2,100 acres Friday.
Multiple agencies are working to put out the remaining 20 percent of the Carson Midway fire that destroyed three homes.
Authorities confirmed that multiple structures were lost, and people have not been allowed to return to their homes. Evacuee Michael Kose described it as a hectic and terrifying afternoon.