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Bigger cornerbacks in revamped secondary, Chiefs built to deal with Denver's size on offense

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    Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas follows his blockers on his way to a 34 yard touchdown reception against the San Diego Chargers in the second half of a NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) (The Associated Press)

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    Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker breaks away from San Diego Chargers defensive back Jahleel Addae after catching a pass during second quarter of a NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) (The Associated Press)

Andy Reid isn't willing to admit it. Not officially, anyway.

But a close look at the moves that he and general manager John Dorsey made once they arrived in Kansas City makes it very clear: The Chiefs were built for the Broncos.

During their offseason overhaul, the Chiefs brought in big, physical cornerbacks Sean Smith and Marcus Cooper. The idea is that they'll be able to better match up with Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker, the big, physical wide receivers of the Broncos.

Reid said that the Chiefs were merely trying to find the best players available. It just happens to be good fortune that the moves they made could prove invaluable when the teams meet Sunday night in their AFC West showdown.