What was one of the biggest themes we found in tweets about the Broncos' 27-17 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football? A lot of people couldn't stay awake to see the end. Presumably, many of these folks are relocated Coloradans (or Peyton Manning fans) on the East Coast, where the game ended after midnight -- but maybe some locals are only just hearing about the big victory, which knocked KC from the ranks of the undefeated. If so, get a flavor of the contest from our twenty favorite tweets, supplemented by images from last night's W. Number 20:
i didn't even watch chiefs/broncos....I was uninterested
— Salsa Picante (@K1ng_D1ngaling) November 18, 2013
Too bad 10 o'clock was already an hour past my bedtime, I missed the end of the Broncos v Chiefs game. Glad to wake up to winning results!!
— Brandy Groff (@brandygroff) November 18, 2013
Passed out yesterday watching Broncos-Chiefs, at the end of the 3rd quarter. Is it worth of a rewind?
— Pete (@Daily_Scores) November 18, 2013
— Dan (@dan_djkruse) November 18, 2013
So after watching the Broncos Chiefs game in its entirety, I am up by 5:15? #greatchoice
— Seth Navratil (@Seth_Navratil) November 18, 2013
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about the Broncos win over the Chiefs. Number 15:
Wow, the broncos beat the chiefs last night. Daaaaaaaang
— Mary Katherine (@marykstevens) November 18, 2013
Broncos beat the chiefs last night hahahaha suck it nerds.
— Katelyn Grace (@KatieGJones92) November 18, 2013
Glad the Broncos finally put the Chiefs in their place. After playing so many easy games, they couldn't handle the Broncos!
— Storme Jordan (@Storme_Jordan) November 18, 2013
Aside from having worse DL, QB, OL and receivers than Broncos thought the Chiefs played Denver fairly even.
— Dennis Dodd (@dennisdoddcbs) November 18, 2013
— Jordan Kennedy (@jlkenne2) November 18, 2013
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about the Broncos win over the Chiefs. Number 10:
The chiefs lost but put up a good fight, Broncos will loose next week to New England & then again at arrowhead. :)
— Come Back Aaron (@Sami_1287) November 18, 2013
whats worse is theres still no respect for my Chiefs. Held the Broncos under 30? Offensive problems yes, but we'll only get better.
— GO CHIEFS! (@Will_Return) November 18, 2013
Finally the Chiefs shut their mouth..thsy was allll talk.. my Broncos shut down..it was luck Chiefs and my Broncos cut u off real quick..shu
— Kayla Chastain (@kchas332) November 18, 2013
Wait are broncos fans upset because chiefs fans are still sticking up for their team? Isn't that what a "fan" is? This sport sucks.
— Paige Urban † (@paigeurbann) November 18, 2013
Chiefs are good but broncos are better
— Stephen Scheppy (@SScheppy) November 18, 2013
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about the Broncos win over the Chiefs. Number 5:
Waking up to see that the Broncos beat the Chiefs >>> thank god, its about time
— Kristen Molina (@Kemolina90) November 18, 2013
— Khendell aka Larry (@Khendell_28) November 18, 2013
Finding out that the Broncos won against the Chiefs makes my day
— Lyza (@AlysabelMamutuk) November 18, 2013
Kansas City Chiefs may as well be the Kansas City Chefs, cuz they're servin' up a lot of excuses tonight. #Broncos
— Carson Voss (@cdvoss) November 18, 2013
I am shocked by the fact that I know 13 IRL people who gave up their Sunday night to eat my food and watch the Broncos whoop the Chiefs.
— Jenn (@jennthezombie) November 18, 2013
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