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The Denver Broncos are hoping to end a 16-game losing streak to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 8. Here’s how to watch!

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The Denver Broncos defense has been playing well over the last two games and was the primary factor in the team securing their first home win of 2023 last week. They will host the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 8 and will be looking to end a 16-game losing streak to that franchise.

Game Preview

Just two weeks ago, the Broncos surprised a lot of people by holding Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs offense to a pathetic one touchdown in five red zone tries. That enabled Denver to stay competitive throughout the game, but the offense didn’t end up showing up so they lost 19-8 anyway.

However, when asked about the work the defense did against the Chiefs in Week 6, Head Coach Sean Payton obviously liked what he saw on film.

“Today is the day we work red zone and then we give them the red zone statistics,” Payton said on Friday. “If you graded offensively—let’s say you have four trips in. Ultimately, you’re looking at your red zone touchdown efficiency and you get a percentage. A lot of times, your third-down numbers in the red zone can point you to the end result. I thought we played good red zone defense. This is an explosive offense. We’ve seen them move the ball. Fortunately, we were able to force field goals. That’ll be an important part of this game coming up—not only defensively, but for us offensively.”

If the defense plays again like it did in Week 6 and keeps the score low, then the offense absolutely has to take advantage of that opportunity and try to end this disgusting losing streak against their AFC West rival.

Here’s how to watch.

TV Schedule

Who: Kansas City Chiefs (6-1) at Denver Broncos (2-5)

When: Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 2:25 P.M. Mile High time

Where: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado

TV Channel: Channel 20

Online Streaming: YouTube NFL Package

Announcers: Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Trent Green (analyst), and Melanie Collins (sideline).

Local Radio: KOA - 850 AM & 94.1 FM with Dave Logan (play-by-play), Rick Lewis (analyst), and Susie Wargin (sideline) | Broncos Radio Network

If you see blue in your area below, then you will be able to pick up the game on your local CBS station.

Broncos injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Brandon Johnson WR Hamstring -- LIMITED DNP QUESTIONABLE
Garett Bolles T Hip -- LIMITED FULL --
Baron Browning OLB Wrist FULL FULL FULL --
Justin Simmons S Hip LIMITED FULL FULL --
Dwayne Washington RB Knee DNP FULL FULL --

Chiefs injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Nick Bolton LB Wrist DNP DNP DNP OUT
Harrison Butker K Illness -- DNP FULL --
Mike Edwards S Elbow FULL FULL FULL --
Jerick McKinnon RB Groin FULL DNP FULL --
Justin Watson WR Elbow FULL FULL FULL --

Broncos-Chiefs Betting Odds

According to DraftKings Sportsbook, the Broncos opened 8.5-point underdogs at home to the Chiefs. However, that line has surprisingly shifted strongly towards Denver. While they remain underdogs, the line now stands at a mere touchdown with an over/under at 45. I think this will be another closer game and Denver will come up short while covering the spread. Or they’ll win and I’ll be wearing my Victory Monday t-shirt.

Fan Sentiment

This week, we surveyed Broncos fans about the state of the Broncos defensive turnaround. They stymied Patrick Mahomes on Thursday Night Football two weeks ago holding him to 1/5 in red zone attempts and then dominated the Green Bay Packers for much of the game last week to help the team to a win. However, most fans think this defensive turnaround is a complete mirage. We’ll have to see if this holds true in their second attempt to take down the Chiefs here in Week 8.

Hot Reads

Broncos Podcasts

Our podcast network has been released into free agency by SB Nation. Thus we have rebranded to Mile High Broncos Podcasts. The good news is that if you subscribed before the change then you’ll still be there on the new name change. We have an aggressive schedule of podcasts this season and look for two shows a day all season long! We’ll have a short-form podcast in the mornings that will be our audio version of Horse Tracks and a long-form afternoon show later in the day. Ross Allen has also consolidated all of our audio and video content in one place, so definitely give our Mile High Broncos Podcasts YouTube channel a follow too!

Here are the long-form shows from Week 8 for your listening pleasure:

The Round up with Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann: Week 8

Something Something Broncos with Jess Place and Mike DeCicco: Week 8

Odds and Endzones with Ian St. Clair and Adam Malnati: Week 8

Dublin to Denver with Column Cronin and Stewart Roche: Week 8

Broncos Binge with Rachel Strand and Dalton Coble: Week 8

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Broncos 2023 schedule

Wk Date Opponent Time (MT) TV Final Score Record
Wk Date Opponent Time (MT) TV Final Score Record
1 9/10/2023 vs. Las Vegas Raiders 2:25 PM CBS 16-17 0-1
2 9/17/2023 vs. Washington Commanders 2:25 PM CBS 33-35 0-2
3 9/24/2023 at Miami Dolphins 11:00 AM CBS 20-70 0-3
4 10/1/2023 at Chicago Bears 11:00 AM CBS 31-28 1-3
5 10/8/2023 vs. New York Jets 2:25 PM CBS 21-31 1-4
6 10/12/2023 at Kansas City Chiefs (TNF) 6:15 PM Prime Video 8-19 1-5
7 10/22/2023 vs. Green Bay Packers 2.25 PM CBS 19-17 2-5
8 10/29/2023 vs. Kansas City Chiefs 2:25 PM CBS 24-9 3-5
9 11/5/2023 BYE
10 11/13/2023 at Buffalo Bills (MNF) 6:15 PM ESPN 24-22 4-5
11 11/19/2023 vs. Minnesota Vikings (SNF) 6:20 PM NBC 21-20 5-5
12 11/26/2023 vs. Cleveland Browns 2:05 PM FOX 29-12 6-5
13 12/3/2023 at Houston Texans 11:00 AM CBS
14 12/10/2023 at Los Angeles Chargers 2:25 PM CBS
15 12/16/2023 at Detroit Lions (Saturday) 6:15 PM NFL Network
16 12/24/2023 vs. New England Patriots (SNF) 6:15 PM NFL Network
17 12/31/2023 vs. Los Angeles Chargers 2:25 PM CBS
18 TBD at Las Vegas Raiders TBD TBD