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Broncos vs Chargers Week 16 live stream: How to watch online, game time, and TV schedule

The Denver Broncos (5-9) are looking to finish the season strong as they take on the Los Angeles Chargers (5-9) in Week 16. Here is how to watch.

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The battle for the AFC West cellar goes down today. Both the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Chargers are 5-9, so the winner of this game will likely avoid the fate of being 2020’s AFC West last place team.

Game Preview

Early Sunday, Adam Schefter reported that the Broncos have confirmed with him that they will not be making any head coaching changes for the 2021 season. This means Vic Fangio is secure for another season in Denver.

Fangio has had a rough start to his coaching career after finishing 7-9 last season with three different starting quarterbacks and has a chance to repeat that mark again this year by winning his final two games. He again went through four different starting quarterbacks and losing enough players that it would take some time to count them all up.

The Broncos front office reportedly likes the way Fangio operates and understands the challenges he faced all season long, so they are not interested in making a head coaching change at this time.

The Broncos recognize the importance of stability and believe in Fangio, according to sources. They know how he operates, respect his approach and believe he was dealt a difficult hand this season between the Broncos’ early-season injuries — including to star pass-rusher Von Miller and top wide receiver Courtland Sutton — and other challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including playing a game without any experienced NFL quarterbacks on the roster.

As a fan, I welcome this news wholeheartedly. Making a coaching change at this point would just throw the entire franchise into chaos again and likely give Drew Lock a third offensive coordinator in three years. Staying the course really is the only viable option right now.

Here’s how to watch today’s game.

TV Schedule

When: Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:05 p.m. Mile High time

Where: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California

Channel: CBS

Announcers: Spero Dedes (play-by-play), Adam Archuleta (analyst), and Amanda Ballionis (sideline).

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

If you see ORANGE in the map below, then you will get the Broncos-Chargers game on CBS this weekend.

Online Streaming

FuboTV

NFL Game Pass (After the game)

Broncos injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Bradley Chubb OLB Ankle DNP DNP LIMITED* OUT
Royce Freeman RB Hip DNP LIMITED LIMITED* QUESTIONABLE
Phillip Lindsay RB Hip / Knee DNP DNP DNP* OUT
DeShawn Williams DL Knee LIMITED LIMITED FULL* QUESTIONABLE
Demar Dotson T Hand / NIR FULL LIMITED FULL*
Graham Glasgow G Foot / Hand FULL FULL FULL*
Shelby Harris DE Elbow FULL FULL FULL*
Nate Harrison CB Toe NOT LISTED DNP LIMITED* QUESTIONABLE

Chargers injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Keenan Allen WR Hamstring DNP DNP LIMITED* QUESTIONABLE
Hunter Henry TE Illness DNP RES/COVID-19 RES/COVID-19
Uchenna Nwosu DE Knee DNP DNP DNP* OUT
Joey Bosa DE Shin / Concussion LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED* OUT
Chris Harris Jr. CB Foot LIMITED FULL FULL*
Nasir Adderley S Shoulder FULL FULL FULL*
Bryan Bulaga T Concussion FULL FULL FULL*
Gabe Nabers FB Ankle FULL FULL FULL*
Denzel Perryman LB Back FULL FULL FULL* QUESTIONABLE
Joe Reed WR Ribs FULL FULL FULL*

Broncos Betting Odds

According to SportsBetting.com, the Broncos are once again underdogs. They are down 2.5 points to the Chargers despite both teams having the same record heading into this game and the Broncos have a much harder strength of schedule. The over/under is set at 47.

Matchup History

The Broncos and Chargers have a long history as AFC West rivals. It has been one the Broncos have mostly dominated with a 68-52-1 all-time record. Even recently, they Broncos have had the Chargers number having won four of the last five. Since 2011, Denver is 15-4 against the Chargers.

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Fan Sentiment

Despite the blowout loss last week, Broncos Country’s support of the team didn’t waiver much. It held strong at 50% leading me to believe that we’re thinking injuries and lack of an offseason is what has really derailed this team’s season. I tend to agree with that. Head Coach Vic Fangio has done a fine job coaching and keeping this team competitive despite losing so many players to injury and Drew Lock needing much of the season to grow comfortable under the new offensive system.

Broncos Podcasts

On MHR Radio this week, Ian St. Clair and Adam Malnati are tired of losing.

Cover 2 Broncos with Joe Rowles and Joe Mahoney break down Drew Lock’s first 16 games as an NFL starter.

You can subscribe to our podcast feed on ApplePodcasts, GooglePlay, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and anywhere else you get your podcasts.


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Broncos 2020 schedule

Wk Date Opponent Time (MT) TV Score Record
Wk Date Opponent Time (MT) TV Score Record
1 9/14/2020 vs. Tennessee Titans (MNF) 8:10 PM ESPN 14-16 0-1
2 9/20/2020 at Pittsburgh Steelers 11:00 AM CBS 21-26 0-2
3 9/27/2020 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2:25 PM FOX 10-28 0-3
4 10/1/2020 at New York Jets (TNF) 6:20 PM FOX 37-28 1-3
5 10/11/2020 BYE
6 10/18/2020 at New England Patriots 11:00 AM CBS 18-12 2-3
7 10/25/2020 vs. Kansas City Chiefs 2:25 PM CBS 16-43 2-4
8 11/1/2020 vs. Los Angeles Chargers 2:05 PM CBS 31-30 3-4
9 11/8/2020 at Atlanta Falcons 11:00 AM CBS 27-34 3-5
10 11/15/2020 at Las Vegas Raiders 2:25 PM CBS 12-37 3-6
11 11/22/2020 vs. Miami Dolphins 2:05 PM CBS 20-13 4-6
12 11/29/2020 vs. New Orleans Saints 2:05 PM CBS 3-31 4-7
13 12/6/2020 at Kansas City Chiefs (SNF) 6:20 PM NBC 16-22 4-8
14 12/13/2020 at Carolina Panthers 11:00 AM CBS 32-27 5-8
15 12/19/2020 vs. Buffalo Bills 2:30 PM NFLN 19-48 5-9
16 12/27/2020 at Los Angeles Chargers 2:05 PM CBS 16-19 5-10
17 1/3/2021 vs. Las Vegas Raiders 2:25 PM CBS