If the Broncos lose to the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend, their season won't be officially over, but close enough -- and at 2-6, Denver hasn't give fans much reason to hope of late.
But it wasn't always that way, as our following video roundup of ten great Broncos moments against the Chiefs proves.
Among the highlights: a circus catch by Rod Smith that'll bring tears of joy to a Denver fan's eye.
Pump yourself for Sunday's game by watching the clips below -- and pray we'll have more Broncos highlights to share the day after.
John Elway's huge scramble versus the Chiefs in 1997:
A brilliant Rod Smith catch against Chiefs in 1997:
Broncos best Chiefs in 2002 nail-biter (with narration in Spanish!):
Clinton Portis runs for two touchdowns, catches a pass for thirty yards, in 45-27 Broncos victory in 2003:
Champ Bailey's first interception as a Bronco, versus Chiefs in 2004:
Quentin Griffin's 47-yard touchdown run against the Chiefs in 2004:
Jake Plummer throws 58-yard bomb to Ashley Lelie in 2004 Chiefs game:
Jay Cutler leads Broncos to 27-11 victory over Chiefs in 2007:
Brandon Marshall racks up eleven catches, helping Broncos beat Chiefs in 2008:
Spencer Larsen lays out Chiefs' Dontrell Savage in 2008
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