Talib is inactive after hurting his hamstring in last week's win over Miami. Thomas is out for the second consecutive week because of a left ankle injury.
The Chiefs have wide receiver Donnie Avery, who had surgery for a sports hernia, back for the first time in seven weeks. They also have former Broncos defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson available after he hurt his calf in last week's loss in Oakland.
Wide receiver Junior Hemingway is out with a concussion.
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