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Broncos vs. Chargers 2021 live stream: How to watch online, odds, game time, and TV schedule

Here’s how to watch the Denver Broncos play the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 17. Plus other odds and ends.

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The 2021 Denver Broncos have been frustrating to watch, because we’ve seen them overachieve to great heights in some weeks and underachieve to new lows in others. One positive that stands out is that this group of players never surrendered to the ample excuses available out there. That ‘no quit’ attitude is why they are hovering around .500 with two games to play despite the ups and downs.

Game Preview

Against the Los Angeles Chargers, they have a chance to play the underdog spoiler which is something they’ve had a knack for doing this season. A win would pull them out of the AFC West cellar and one win away from their first winning season since 2016.

You will hear a lot about the COVID-19 outbreak the Broncos have dealt with this week, but if you look at the season as a whole it is just another in a long line of potential excuses this team has had throughout the season to underperform and instead played tough. The next man up mentality is strong with this roster, so don’t be surprised if they are more than competitive today.

Here’s how to watch.

TV Schedule

When: Sunday, January 2 at 2:05 p.m. Mile High time

Where: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California

Channel: CBS

Announcers: Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Charles Davis (analyst) and Evan Washburn (sideline reporting)

Local Radio: KOA - 850 AM | 94.1 FM & The Fox - 103.5 FM | Dave Logan (play-by-play) and Rick Lewis (analyst)

If you see GREEN in the map below, you will get the Broncos-Chargers game locally on CBS.

Online Streaming

FuboTV

Sunday Night Football

Yahoo! Sports App

Broncos Injury Report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday* Thursday^ Friday* Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday* Thursday^ Friday* Game Status
Teddy Bridgewater QB Concussion DNP DNP DNP OUT­­­
Courtland Sutton WR Illness - - DNP QUESTIONABLE
Ronald Darby CB Shoulder DNP DNP LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Melvin Gordon III RB Thumb/Hip LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Shelby Harris DE Ankle LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Kareem Jackson S Back/Shoulder DNP LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Dre’Mont Jones DE Foot LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Shamar Stephen DL Knee LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Javonte Williams RB Knee LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Kenny Young ILB Concussion DNP DNP LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Drew Lock QB Ankle LIMITED FULL FULL -
Bradley Chubb OLB Shoulder/Illness LIMITED DNP Reserve/COVID-19 List
Jonathon Cooper OLB Illness - DNP Reserve/COVID-19 List

Chargers Injury Report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Drue Tranquill LB Ankle DNP DNP DNP DOUBTFUL
Derwin James Jr. S Hamstring LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED -
Stephen Anderson TE Shoulder FULL FULL FULL -
Tevaughn Campbell CB Hamstring FULL FULL FULL -
Linval Joseph DL Shoulder FULL FULL FULL -
Uchenna Nwosu OLB Shoulder/Hip FULL FULL FULL -
Jerry Tillery DL Ankle FULL FULL FULL

Broncos-Bengals Betting Odds

According to DraftKings Sportsbook, the Broncos opened 6-point underdogs against the Chargers this week. However, that line has steadily grown as it became known that Teddy Bridgewater would be remaining in the concussion protocol followed by several key starters being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The line is now 7.5-points in favor of the Chargers.

Matchup History

The Broncos own a 69-53-1 advantage over the Chargers all-time and despite the recent struggles to win games in Denver, they have continued to play them well overall winning four of their last five matchups. In fact, since 2011 the Broncos have dominated this series winning 16 of the last 22 games. Hopefully this trend continues through Week 17 of 2021.

Hot Reads

Broncos Podcasts

We got an outstanding podcast lineup for you each week and a big thank you to all who listen to our shows each week. We love you! Go Broncos!

On MHR Radio this week, Ian St. Clair and Adam Malnati talk about John Madden’s impact on the game and preview the Broncos-Chargers game.

On the Cover 2 Broncos podcast, Joe Rowles examines the matchups that matter between the Broncos and Chargers in Week 17.

The Dublin to Denver podcast with Michael McQuaid, Colum Cronin, and Stewart Roche preview the Broncos game with the Chargers.

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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2021 Denver Broncos Schedule

Wk Date Opponent Time (MT) TV Score Record
Wk Date Opponent Time (MT) TV Score Record
1 9/12/2021 at New York Giants 2:25 PM FOX 27-13 1-0
2 9/19/2021 at Jacksonville Jaguars 11:00 AM CBS 23-13 2-0
3 9/26/2021 vs New York Jets 2:05 PM CBS 26-0 3-0
4 10/3/2021 vs Baltimore Ravens 2:25 PM CBS 7-23 3-1
5 10/10/2021 at Pittsburgh Steelers 11:00 AM FOX 19-27 3-2
6 10/17/2021 vs Las Vegas Raiders 2:25 PM CBS 24-34 3-3
7 10/21/2021 at Cleveland Browns (TNF) 6:20 PM NFLN 14-17 3-4
8 10/31/2021 vs Washington Football Team 2:25 PM FOX 17-10 4-4
9 11/7/2021 at Dallas Cowboys 11:00 AM FOX 30-16 5-4
10 11/14/2021 vs Philadelphia Eagles 2:25 PM CBS 13-30 5-5
11 11/21/2021 BYE
12 11/28/2021 vs Los Angeles Chargers 2:05 PM CBS 28-13 6-5
13 12/5/2021 at Kansas City Chiefs (SNF) 6:20 PM NBC 9-22 6-6
14 12/12/2021 vs Detroit Lions 2:05 PM FOX 38-10 7-6
15 12/19/2021 vs Cincinnati Bengals 2:05 PM CBS 10-15 7-7
16 12/26/2021 at Las Vegas Raiders 2:25 PM CBS 13-17 7-8
17 1/2/2022 at Los Angeles Chargers 2:05 PM CBS 13-34 7-9
18 1/8/2022 vs Kansas City Chiefs (SAT) 2:30 PM ESPN