NFL: Kansas City 31, Denver 27

Dec. 4, 2005 at 8:39 PM
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Larry Johnson rushed 30 times for 140 yards and two touchdowns Sunday as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Denver Broncos, 31-27.

Johnson -- who has 1,108 yards rushing this year -- became the eighth player in team history to eclipse 1,000 yards in a season. In addition, the Penn State product tied a team record by running for at least 100 yards for the fifth straight game.

Trent Green was 16-of-23 for 253 yards with two touchdowns and a pair of interceptions for the Chiefs (8-4), who have won three straight.

Jake Plummer was 18-of-29 for 276 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions for the Broncos (9-3), who had a four-game winning streak halted and saw their division lead reduced to one game.

Mike Anderson had 103 total yards with two touchdowns in the loss.

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