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Offensive powerhouse visits Denver Broncos on Monday

Coach: Andy Reid (sixth year with Chiefs — 56-27 regular season, 1-4 postseason; 20th year overall — 186-120-1 regular season, 11-13 playoffs).

Record: 3-0 (first in AFC West).

Last week: Beat San Francisco 38-27.

Next week: vs. Jacksonville.


Play caller: Coach Andy Reid.

Analysis: Reid, 60, relinquished the play-calling duties late last season to Matt Nagy, who parlayed that role into the Chicago head coaching job. Former Colorado running back Eric Bienemy is the Chiefs’ offensive coordinator. He was CU’s coordinator from 2011-12 before joining Reid’s original Chiefs staff. … KC has the league’s best offense through three weeks — first in scoring (39.3 points per game), second on third down (50 percent) and in the red zone (91.7 percent) and seventh in yards (398.3). … The Chiefs have bludgeoned teams in the first quarter (49-6). … Second-year QB Patrick Mahomes started last year’s win at Denver and is already in the MVP race. He possesses terrific arm strength, anticipation, mobility and command of the offense. He leads the league in TD passes (13) and rating (137.4). … RB Kareem Hunt won last year’s rushing title (1,327 yards), but is 17th this year (168) and has only a 3.2-yard average. Spencer Ware and Damien Williams are the backups and FB Anthony Sherman has two catches for 52 yards. … TE Travis Kelce has been named to the last three Pro Bowls, targeted at least 103 times in each year. He has 229 yards receiving on a team-high 16 catches. Kelce has at least one catch in 66 consecutive games. … Backup TE Demetrius Harris had a 13-yard TD catch against San Francisco. … The offense revolves around Kelce and the receivers: Sammy Watkins, Tyreek Hill and Chris Conley. Hill, one of the league’s fastest players, and Watkins, the Bill-turned-Ram-turned-Chief each have 14 catches. Conley plays in three-receiver personnel and two of his five catches have been TDs. … The offensive line is LT Eric Fisher, LG Cameron Erving, C Mitch Morse, RG Laurent Duvemay-Tardif and RT Mitchell Schwartz. Fisher was the second overall pick in 2013, Erving a former first-round pick for Cleveland. Schwartz will be making his 100th career start. … The Chiefs have an NFL-low one turnover.


Play caller: Coordinator Bob Sutton.

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