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How did the Broncos defense slow down Patrick Mahomes?

Oct 25, 2020; Denver, Colorado, USA; Denver Broncos defensive end Shelby Harris (96) reaches for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) in the first quarter Empower Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

While the Broncos were embarrassed by the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, one unit played exceptionally well: the Broncos defense.

The Denver Broncos defense held the high-powered Kansas City Chiefs’ offense to 10 first-half points and gave Denver’s sputtering offense a chance in the second half. Unfortunately, the offense couldn’t capitalize on the outstanding performance by the defense.