NFL Picks And Predictions Week 17: Chiefs Vs. Broncos

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 24: Quarterback Kyle Orton #8 of the Kansas City Chiefs scrambles during the game against the Oakland Raiders on December 24, 2011 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kyle Orton returns to the scene of the crime to exact some revenge on Denver.

Whether it's quarterback Tim Tebow, head coach John Fox or vice president John Elway on the Denver Broncos' side, or the man the team spurned a month ago -- new Kansas City Chiefs signal-caller Kyle Orton -- no one claims the November divorce makes the Week 17 matchup between the clubs any more meaningful.

But when push comes to shove at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday, the truth may set them free.

Three of the five experts at CBS Sports think the Broncos will overcome the Orton factor. Six of the ten ESPN experts agree, but that's cutting it close.

Peter King thinks the Broncos will finish the season the way they're supposed to...with a Tebow miracle.

The Broncos do something Tebow-riffic to win at the end. After the game, I can just hear it. Some wise guy asks Tim Tebow, "Tim, do you have any comments about the provocative and nasty and idiotic tweet Bill Maher had about you and the devil the other day?" He'll smile and say, while moving away from the podium to leave, "I heard about that. Mr. Maher is a terrific comedian. He's got some strong opinions. God bless him, and all of you -- have a blessed day!"

For more on these two teams, visit SB Nation's Chiefs blog, Arrowhead Pride, and Broncos blog Mile High Report.

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