NFL Scores Week 10, Broncos Vs. Chiefs: Denver Gets Another Weird Win Under Tim Tebow, 17-7

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos rushes to the outside against the Kansas City Chiefs on November 13, 2011 during the first half at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow led an unorthodox Denver offense to his third win as a starter in 2011. And he did it almost entirely on the ground.

Denver hasn't done very much by the book since the elevation of Tim Tebow to starter. But the Broncos are winning, and Week 10's 17-10 triumph over the Chiefs may have been their weirdest victory yet.

Tebow threw just eight passes on the day, and completed just two, but one went to Eric Decker for a 56-yard touchdown reception. That, and Denver's 54 rushing attempts for 244 yards — this despite injuries to both Willis McGahee and Knowshon Moreno — buoyed an offense that took run-heavy to a new and strange extreme. Tebow ran for 43 yards and a touchdown on the ground, but Lance Ball led Denver with 96 yards on a staggering 30 carries.

But the Chiefs couldn't do much to stop it, and didn't do enough on offense to outscore it. Matt Cassel struggled for Kansas City, with Cassel completing less than half of his passes, and injury relief Tyler Palko only succeeded against a prevent defense.

And the Chiefs' once-vaunted running game was largely abandoned on Sunday, despite success: no Kansas City runner had more than nine carries, despite the Chiefs averaging over five yards per rushing attempt.

The win moves Denver to 4-5 on the season, and drops the Chiefs to 4-5.

For more on the Broncos, visit Mile High Report. For more on the Chiefs, visit Arrowhead Pride. SB Nation has you covered for the rest of Week 10 in the NFL: check out all the Week 10 NFL news and scores, catch up on the Week 10 fantasy stats, including Arian Foster's big day, and see the Week 10 NFL video highlights, from Jonathan Baldwin's insane non-catch to Tim Tebow's miracle throw, in our dedicated StoryStreams, and head to SB Nation's NFL hub any time for plenty more on the league.

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