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Denver Beats Kansas City
By Marv Twinkleton

Denver's victory over Kansas City showed the rest of the leauge what they're capable of, but it also exposed some weakness in its approach. The key to victory for Denver was that they were able to win the turnover battle. Kansas City could never seem to get into a rhythm all day.

Von Miller has at last lived up to the lofty expectations he set for himself. He said after the game, "The coaches told me to just go out there have fun and execute. I just did my thing and it all worked out today." Von Miller needs to be careful not to look past next week's opponent. Their upcoming match-up will be nationally televised in prime time, a classic trap game.

Jamal Charles didn't have enough tricks up his sleeve, as Denver was able to contain him most of the game. "It is what it is," he said after the game. "We were just out-prepared and out-executed all day," he added. Jamal Charles needs to learn to play within himself for his team to find success. He just needs to go out there and do what he's asked to do and no more.

Kansas City is just playing as bunch of individuals and not as a team. They clearly need to get on the same sheet of music. The defense can't continue to rely on the blitz so often. They'll need to be more fundamentally sound in passing situations without rolling the dice and exposing themselves for potential big plays. On the offensive side of the ball, the line is going to have to gel soon for Kansas City to start scoring more points.

Kansas City lost that game more than Denver won it. Although Denver has bragging rights for the moment, they'll need to stay hungry and step up next week to avoid a letdown. Denver made a statement today, and they've got a chance to do something special this season.