Game Day Notes

HOME SELLOUT STREAK

Denver owns the NFL record sellout streak (423 games) for a single city. The streak, which includes 401 regular-season games and 22 playoff contests, began in Week 1 of the 1970 season.

LONGEST CURRENT HOME SELLOUT STREAKS IN A SINGLE CITY (includes postseason)

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TeamDate Started (Opponent)Streak
1. DenverSept. 27, 1970 (vs. Pittsburgh)423
2. PittsburghSept. 17, 1972 (vs. Oakland)416
3. N.Y. GiantsSept. 15, 1974 (vs. Washington)380
4. Green BayOct. 2, 1960 (vs. Detroit)379*

* Does not include 107 home games played in Milwaukee between 1960-94

# Note excludes games played without fans due to COVID-19. Games with sold-out limited capacity are included. The Broncos sold out all eight regular-season home games prior to the season as well as each of the games played with limited fan capacity (approx. 5,700 seats in Home Games 2-5).

SURTAIN II RECORDS FOURTH INTERCEPTION

Cornerback Pat Surtain II recorded his fourth interception of the season in the third quarter of Denver's Week 13 matchup against Kanas City. His four interceptions are tied for the third most all-time by a Broncos rookie and most since cornerback Calvin Jones (4) in 1973.

MOST INTs BY A BRONCOS ROOKIE

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PlayerYearNo.
1. Goose Gonsoulin196011
2. Phil Nugent19617
3. Pat Surtain II20214
Calvin Jones19734
Charlie Greer19684
Jack Lentz19674

WHAT TO WATCH FOR VS. CHIEFS

TEAM (54-68-0 record all-time versus Kansas City; 35-26-0 at home)
Needs a win to improve to 55-68-0 (.447) overall and 36-26-0 (.580) at home in the all-time series versus Kansas City.

TEAM (4 home victories this season)
Needs a win to reach five home victories for the second time in three seasons.

RB MELVIN GORDON III (66 career offensive touchdowns)
Needs two touchdowns to move into a four-way tie for the most offensive touchdowns by an active running back since 2015.

DE SHELBY HARRIS (5 sacks)
Needs one quarterback takedown to tie single-season career high (2019).

DE SHELBY HARRIS (25 career passes defensed)
Needs one pass defensed to move into sole possession of fourth place for most passes defensed by a defensive lineman since 2017.

DE DRE'MONT JONES (5.5 sacks)
Needs one sack to tie single-season career high (2020).

WR TIM PATRICK (5 TD receptions)
Needs one TD reception to tie his single-season career high (6).

WR TIM PATRICK (11 TDs since start of 2020 season)
Needs two touchdowns to tie Packers TE Robert Tonyan for the second-most touchdowns (13) by an undrafted player since the start of the 2020 season.

S JUSTIN SIMMONS (5 INTs )
Needs one interception to set a new single-season career high.

S JUSTIN SIMMONS (12 passes defensed)
Needs three passes defensed to tie his single-season career high (15).

S CADEN STERNS (2 INTs)
Needs one interception to become the second Bronco (CB Pat Surtain II) with at least three interceptions in his rookie season since Steve Atwater (3) in 1989.

CB PAT SURTAIN II (14 passes defensed)
Needs one pass defensed to move into sole possession of second place for passes defensed by a rookie in Broncos history (data since 1999).

CB PAT SURTAIN II (4 INTs)
Needs one interception to become just the fifth NFL rookie in the last 10 years with at least five INTs in their inaugural season.

CB PAT SURTAIN II (4 INTs)
Needs one interception to move into sole possession of fourth place in team annals for interceptions by a Broncos rookie.

RB JAVONTE WILLIAMS (1,155 scrimmage yards)
Needs six scrimmage yards to surpass RB Knowshon Moreno for the seventh-most scrimmage yards by a Broncos rookie.

RB JAVONTE WILLIAMS (857 rushing yards)
Needs 143 rushing yards to become the seventh Broncos rookie—and first since RB Phillip Lindsay (2018)—to eclipse 1,000 rushing yards in his rookie season.