The Denver Broncos secured a playoff berth with their win over the Cincinnati Bengals last week, but now they need a win over the San Diego Chargers to secure both a first round bye and a fifth straight AFC West division title. The Chargers are having an off year, but it would be foolish to fade Philip Rivers in any game. Here is how to watch the final regular season game of the season.
This game is set to kickoff at Sports Authority Field on for Sunday, January 3rd at 2:25 Mile High time (that's 4:25 p.m. local Eastern time).
TV schedule and TV channels
The game will air nationally on CBS, so if you are in the red, you're getting the Broncos game this weekend in your area.
Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (color analyst) and Tracy Wolfson (sideline) will call the game.
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NFL Game Pass offers live audio and re-airs after the game.
DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket has expanded its online streaming service. Verizon subscribers can watch games live with the NFL Mobile app (subscription required, and usual TV blackout rules apply even online).
Colorado can listen on KOA (850 AM) or The Fox (133.5 FM) with Dave Logan (play-by-play), Ed McCaffrey (color analyst) and Andy Lindahl (sideline reporting).
The Broncos have 100% participation for the first time since September as they continue to try and get healthy for a good playoff run. The bye week would certainly help. Both T.J. Ward and Brandon Marshall are questionable for the game, so we'll have to see if either makes the inactives list on Sunday. The Chargers will be without Orlando Franklin, while they also have a slew of defensive players who are questionable for the game as well.
"You do what you think is best. I think we have a tough, tough task on our hands this weekend. We have a really fresh team that we’re playing. It’s the last game of the year. Anything goes. I think we all understand that, but we have rallied back. Yesterday we were a little slower. I think I said that to you all, but we practiced good at the end yesterday and we had a lot of energy today."
The Broncos are 9-point home favorites to the hapless Chargers, according to the latest NFL odds.
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