KANSAS CITY, Mo. The nicest thing you could say was that it was a chew toy of a tilt: A little pushing, a little pulling, and a lot of slobber.
After releasing his final pass of the first half, a 7-yard touchdown toss to tight end Jacob Tamme, Peyton Manning wound up getting slammed to the ground by Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Tyson Jackson. Manning's bell got rung to the point where the Denver Broncos reportedly gave their star quarterback a concussion test at halftime.
"I've certainly played against Kansas City a number of times and played here at Arrowhead (Stadium), so anytime you can come in here and get a win on the road, it means something," said Manning, who was cleared to return and wound up leading Denver to a 17-9 road victory. "It's a tough place to play, it's a hostile environment, and certainly, playing in (the same) division, there's great familiarity between these two teams."
Also, a little contempt. More than a little, now that you mention it.
A little bac...