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Eric Berry

Chiefs crush Manning, Broncos 29-13

Peyton Manning is hurt — and he's sorry he hurt his team.

"I thought I felt good enough to play," Manning said Sunday after the worst performance of his career in Denver's 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

"Maybe it was a false feeling or a wrong feeling."

Manning knew the Broncos (7-2) were already missing stars DeMarcus Ware and Aqib Talib and that Emmanuel Sanders was hurting.

So, he gutted it out, telling his coach and athletic trainer he felt fine even though he's been dealing with a sore right foot, throbbing ribs and aching right shoulder.

"By going out there and trying to help the team," Manning lamented,...