ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos’ pivotal AFC West game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov. 27 will be played in prime time, the NFL announced Monday.
The game was originally scheduled for 2:25 p.m. at Sports Authority Field at Mile High but will now start at 6:30 p.m. on NBC.
The game bumps the New England Patriots at New York Jets game out of prime time and to 2:25 p.m.
The Broncos are 13-1 in prime time at home in the past five years, including 7-0 on Sunday nights.
This will be the Broncos’ fourth prime-time game this season. They beat the Carolina Panthers, 21-20, on Sept. 8 to open the season, beat the Houston Texans, 27-9 on Oct. 24 on “Monday Night Football,” and lost to the Oakland Raiders, 30-20, on “Sunday Night Football” on Nov. 6.
The Broncos (7-3) are in third place in the AFC West, one-half game behind the Oakland Raiders and the Chiefs.
The Broncos have a bye this week, while the Chiefs play at home Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Raiders play the Texans on Nov. 21 in Mexico City.