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The Denver Broncos will travel to face the San Francisco 49ers this week in the hopes of coming out with their fourth consecutive victory.

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Game Preview

The Denver Broncos (6-6) come into this game against the San Francisco 49ers (2-10) having finally put together several confidence-building wins after a tough 3-6 start to the season. The AFC playoff picture is pretty muddled and uncertain for a slew of .500 teams, but the Broncos favorable schedule moving forward gives them a good chance to make some waves.

Those waves can only continue if they keep winning. After losing both Emmanuel Sanders and Chris Harris Jr. to injury, it will be on the ‘next man up’ to make it happen.

Over the last three weeks, we have seen a true identity begin to take shape in Denver with a strong rushing attack and an opportunistic defense spearheading the teams three game win streak.

“I think you’re different each week,” Head Coach Vance Joseph said of the team’s identity. “Obviously our defense here has played well the last three or four weeks. In this league, you have to score points to win so that won’t change. Hopefully we can play well again on defense and score some points on Sunday. That’s the key to winning.”

The 49ers are a dangerous two-win team and any pretense that this is an easy win should be forgotten immediately. Denver must take advantage of this favorable schedule by proving to itself it can win these games.

Here is how to watch.

TV Schedule

When: Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 2:05 p.m. Mile High time

Where: Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California

Channel: CBS / Channel 20

Announcers: Andrew Catalon (play-by-play) and James Lofton (analyst)

Radio: KOA - 850 AM | 94.1 FM & The Fox - 103.5 FM | Spanish Radio KNVR 1150 AM

Online Streaming

NFL Sunday Ticket

NFL Game Pass

FuboTV

Denver Broncos injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Shaquil Barrett OLB Hip DNP DNP DNP OUT
Tramaine Brock CB Ribs DNP DNP DNP OUT
Chris Harris Jr. CB Fibula DNP DNP DNP OUT
Derek Wolfe DE Ribs DNP LIMITED FULL
Brandon Marshall ILB Knee LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Emmanuel Sanders WR Achilles LIMITED INJ. RESERVE INJ. RESERVE
Josey Jewell ILB Ankle FULL FULL FULL
Courtland Sutton WR Ankle FULL FULL FULL
Todd Davis ILB Foot NOT LISTED NOT LISTED LIMITED
Shelby Harris NT Hip NOT LISTED NOT LISTED LIMITED

San Francisco 49ers injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Matt Brieda RB Ankle DNP DNP DNP OUT
Joe Staley T NIR DNP FULL FULL
Jaquiski Tartt S Shoulder DNP DNP DNP OUT
Dekoda Watson LB Calf DNP INJ. RESERVE INJ. RESERVE
Antone Exum S Knee LIMITED LIMITED FULL
Pierre Garcon WR Knee LIMITED DNP DNP OUT
Weston Richburg C Knee LIMITED FULL FULL
Malcom Smith LB Achilles LIMITED LIMITED FULL
Laken Tomlinson G Hip LIMITED FULL FULL
Joshua Garnett G Thumb FULL FULL FULL
Mak Nzeocha LB Thigh FULL FULL FULL
D.J. Reed S Heel / Chest FULL FULL FULL
K’Waun Williams CB Knee NOT LISTED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE

Odds

The Broncos opened as favorites over the 49ers and the line had increased to as much as 6-points earlier in the week as oddsmakers and the general public begin to realize that Denver might just be a pretty good football team. The line now stands at 3.5-points in favor of Denver, so things have pulled back quite a bit since Tuesday.

Matchup History

Aside from very unfortunate Super Bowl game, the Broncos have actually played the 49ers very well historically. They are 7-6 all-time against San Francisco and 3-4 on the road.

The last time the Broncos faced the 49ers in the regular season turned out to be a very special moment as Demaryius Thomas would catch a touchdown from Peyton Manning to help the G.O.A.T. set the all-time mark for most touchdown passes in a career.

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Broncos Regular Season Schedule 2018

Wk Date Opponent Time (MT) TV
Wk Date Opponent Time (MT) TV
1 Sep 9 vs Seattle Seahawks W 27-24 FOX
2 Sep 16 vs Oakland Raiders W 20-19 CBS
3 Sep 23 at Baltimore Ravens L 27-14 CBS
4 Oct 1 vs Kansas City Chiefs (MNF) L 27-23 ESPN
5 Oct. 7 at New York Jets L 34-16 CBS
6 Oct 14 vs Los Angeles Rams L 23-20 FOX
7 Oct 18 at Arizona Cardinals (TNF) W 45-10 FOX
8 Oct 28 at Kansas City Chiefs L 30-23 CBS
9 Nov 4 vs Houston Texans L 19-17 CBS
10 Nov 11 BYE
11 Nov 18 at Los Angeles Chargers W 23-22 CBS
12 Nov 25 vs Pittsburgh Steelers W 24-17 CBS
13 Dec 2 at Cincinnati Bengals W 24-10 CBS
14 Dec 9 at San Francisco 49ers L 20-14 CBS
15 Dec 15 vs Cleveland Browns L 17-16 NFLN
16 Dec 24 at Oakland Raiders (MNF) L 27-14 ESPN
17 Dec 30 vs Los Angeles Chargers 2:25 PM CBS