The Broncos’ next game against the Chiefs got moved to prime time

The Denver Broncos’ first game after their bye week will air in a primetime slot.

Denver Broncos Devontae Booker (23) rushes 5 yards during third quarter  action against the San Diego Chargers in the NFL game at  Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Ca  October 13, 2016. (Photo: © Eric Lars Bakke/Denver Broncos)
Denver Broncos Devontae Booker (23) rushes 5 yards during third quarter action against the San Diego Chargers in the NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Ca October 13, 2016. (Photo: © Eric Lars Bakke/Denver Broncos)
Devontae Booker and the Broncos will play on Sunday Night Football on Nov. 27. (Photo: © Eric Lars Bakke/Denver Broncos)

The Denver Broncos’ first game after their bye week will air in a prime time slot. Denver’s Week 12 game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov. 27 was changed to start at 6:30 p.m. on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, the NFL announced Monday.

The game was originally scheduled for 2:25 p.m. Now the Chiefs will face the Broncos in a time slot that will attract more eyeballs.

The Chiefs (7-2) are tied with the Oakland Raiders (7-2) atop the AFC West standings. The Broncos (7-3) sit in third, while the San Diego Chargers (4-6) are fourth. The AFC West is the most competitive division in football. All four teams have positive point differentials:

Subscribe to Denverite’s weekly sports newsletter here.

Christian Clark

Author: Christian Clark

Christian Clark covers sports. He's worked for outlets that include the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Oklahoman, Columbia Missourian and Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine. He likes music and Mexican food. Lots and lots of Mexican food.