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Broncos vs. Raiders: How to watch, game time, TV schedule, injury report, odds and more

The Denver Broncos will look to close out the season with a winning record with a road win over the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 18. Here is how to watch.

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A winning season and a winning record in the AFC West is what is at stake for the Denver Broncos as they travel to take on the Las Vegas Raiders in the season finale for both teams.

Game Preview

There are some fans already looking ahead to the offseason and thinking a better draft pick would be nice, but Head Coach Sean Payton is having none of that. He is playing to win as he should, because finishing with a winning record does actually mean something in his circles.

“I’m playing it just like I would if we had to win,” Payton said this week when asked if he would play young players more this week. “I’m playing it just like I would a regular game.”

After that 1-5 start, then to rally to finish 9-8 would be a huge confidence builder for a franchise that has grown too used to losing. They’d take a winning record in the AFC West for the first time since 2015 and lock in second place in the division for this season. That shows a team that is trending up, not down for the first time in nearly a decade.

Here’s how to watch.

TV Schedule

Who: Denver Broncos (8-8) at Las Vegas Raiders (7-9)

When: Sunday, January 7, 2024 at 2:25 P.M. Mile High time

Where: Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada

TV Channel: FOX / KMGH-TV

Announcers: Jason Benetti (play-by-play), Matt Millen (analyst), and Megan Olivi (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 live in any of the yellow areas from the map below, you should be able to find the Broncos-Raiders game on your local FOX affiliate station. There won’t be any Broncos game in Alaska or Hawaii this week.

Broncos injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Riley Dixon P NIR – personal matter -- DNP DNP --
Chris Manhertz TE Illness DNP DNP DNP OUT
Mike McGlinchey T Ribs DNP DNP DNP OUT
Baron Browning OLB Concussion LIMITED FULL FULL --
Mitchell Fraboni LS NIR – personal matter -- DNP FULL --
Josey Jewell ILB Back LIMITED FULL FULL --
Marvin Mims Jr. WR Hamstring LIMITED FULL FULL --
Samaje Perine RB NIR – rest DNP FULL FULL --
Mike Purcell DT NIR – rest -- DNP FULL --
Courtland Sutton WR Concussion LIMITED FULL FULL --

Raiders injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday* Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday* Thursday Friday Game Status
Brandon Facyson CB Illness -- -- DNP QUESTIONABLE
Josh Jacobs RB Quad DNP DNP DNP OUT
Michael Mayer TE Toe DNP DNP DNP OUT
Thayer Munford T Knee / Illness DNP DNP DNP DOUBTFUL
Jermaine Eluemunor T Knee LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED --
Andre James C Ankle / Finger LIMITED FULL FULL --
Malcolm Koonce DE Elbow / Wrist LIMITED FULL FULL --
Kolton Miller T Shoulder LIMITED FULL FULL --

Broncos-Raiders Betting Odds

According to DraftKings Sportsbook, the Broncos opened 2.5-point road underdogs to the Raiders. However, that line has grown to a 3-point advantage for Las Vegas with an over/under at 37 points. I’m still going with the Broncos win here. They have a winning season to play for and a second place in the AFC West. Plus they’d keep the Raiders from finishing strong, which is quite worth the effort.

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 18 for your listening pleasure:

Something Something Broncos with Jess Place and Mike DeCicco: Week 18

No show this week.

Odds and Endzones with Ian St. Clair and Adam Malnati: Week 18

Dublin to Denver with Column Cronin and Stewart Roche: Week 18

Broncos España with Iván, Julio, José, and David: Week 18

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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 17-22 6-6
14 12/10/2023 at Los Angeles Chargers 2:25 PM CBS 24-7 7-6
15 12/16/2023 at Detroit Lions (Saturday) 6:15 PM NFL Network 17-42 7-7
16 12/24/2023 vs. New England Patriots (SNF) 6:15 PM NFL Network 23-26 7-8
17 12/31/2023 vs. Los Angeles Chargers 2:25 PM CBS 16-9 8-8
18 1/7/2024 at Las Vegas Raiders 2:25 PM FOX 14-27 8-9