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Broncos vs. Chiefs 2020: game time, TV schedule and how to watch live online

Everything you need to know to watch the Chiefs take on the Broncos in Week 13.

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The Game

The Kansas City Chiefs face the Denver Broncos in an AFC West matchup on Sunday Night Football at Arrowhead Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:20 p.m. Arrowhead Time. The game will be broadcast on NBC — locally on KSHB/41.

The Chiefs — now on the verge of clinching their fifth-straight AFC West championship — come into this game with a 10-1 record. A week ago, they claimed their sixth-straight victory by outlasting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-24 in Florida. The Broncos now hold third place in the division, coming off a 31-3 loss to the New Orleans Saints that dropped their record to 4-7.

Reigning Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes leads the Chiefs offense. Now the odds-on favorite to be named the NFL’s MVP in 2020, he leads the league in passing yards (3,497), interception rate (0.5%) and net passing yards per attempt (7.83). After exceeding the qualifying number of 1,500 career attempts against the Buccaneers, he is now the NFL’s all-time career leader in passer rating (100.7).

After a promising 2019 rookie season with the Broncos, former Missouri Tigers quarterback (and Lee’s Summit native) Drew Lock has struggled this season, completing just 55.6% of his passes for 1,767 yards, seven touchdowns and 11 interceptions through eight starts. He (and the rest of the team’s quarterbacks) were on the reserve/COVID list in Week 12, forcing Denver to play practice squad wide receiver Kendall Hinton at quarterback. Denver does, however, have a strong rushing attack led by former Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon, Phillip Lindsay and Royce Freeman. Together they are averaging 113.5 yards per game.

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid continues his 22nd season as an NFL head coach — his eighth in Kansas City. After losing five straight games to the Broncos after arriving in Kansas City, Reid has now won 10 consecutive games against Denver. Longtime NFL defensive coordinator Vic Fangio is now in this second season as the Broncos’ head coach. Fangio has 33 years of NFL coaching experience.

Both teams were charter members of the American Football League in 1960. They’ll be playing their 121st regular-season game. With a victory, the Chiefs would tie their longest winning steak against Denver, which occurred from 1964 through 1969.

Nuts and bolts

Location: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Playing surface: Natural grass

Game time: 7:20 p.m. Arrowhead Time, Sunday, December 6, 2020

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy and 38. Winds NNW 5 mph. 5% chance of rain.

Parking lots open: 3:30 p.m.

Stadium gates open: 5:30 p.m.

Pageantry: Colors: Fort Leavenworth Color Guard. National Anthem: Retired Navy Petty Officer First Class Generald Wilson. Drum Deck Honoree: YMCA of Greater Kansas City Senior Sports Director Kayson Matthews. Spirit Leader: St. James Academy head football coach Tom Radke.

COVID-19 personal items policy: Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, please note that no bags — including previously-approved clear bags, small clutch bags and wallets that can’t fit in pockets — will be permitted inside the stadium. Guests should only bring items that can fit into their pockets. For guests with medical- or childcare-related items such as diapers, wipes, formula, bottles or breast pumps, those items must be brought in a clear plastic bag and guests should present their bag to staff during the screening process. Fans can visit chiefs.com/stadium/prohibitedpermitteditems for a complete list of permitted and prohibited items.

COVID-19 Tailgating: All parking must be purchased in advance; payments will not be accepted at the parking tollgates. All fans will have a designated parking entrance based on their seat location that will put them in close proximity to their designated entry zone. All parking for the 2020 season will be general (red) parking and is only open to ticket holders. Tailgating is permitted, but vehicles will be parked in an every-other-spot pattern to accommodate social distancing. Tailgating is limited to the individuals who have tickets in the same pod.

Other COVID-19 notes: Know your zone — which is found on your ticket — and have a plan to enter through the assigned parking and stadium gates. Circumnavigation of the stadium is not permitted in order to minimize contact with other guests. Wear your masks at all times — even when seated. Fans must wear masks into the stadium, but each fan will receive a mask supplied by the team in their cupholder. Maintain social distancing along your entire journey and wait for aisles to clear before exiting your seats. Please have patience — and know that everyone is in this together. Be a good teammate and help the Chiefs protect all of their fans.

Matchup history: 66-54 Chiefs (regular season)

Odds: Chiefs -14

Officials: Referee Alex Kemp (55), umpire Carl Paganelli (124), down judge Dana McKenzie (8), line judge Greg Bradley (98), field judge Terry Brown (43), side judge Jabir Walker (26) and back judge Matt Edwards.

Television broadcast: with Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michelle Tafoya on KSHB (NBC/41-Kansas City), Chiefs Mobile App, KCNC (CBS/4-Denver) and NBC affiliates nationwide.

Online Stream: Fubo.TV

Chiefs radio broadcast: with Mitch Holthus, Danan Hughes and Josh Klingler on WDAF (106.5 FM-Kansas City) and Chiefs Radio Network affiliates

Chiefs Spanish radio broadcast: with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Hannah Bassham on KCWJ (1030 AM-Kansas City)

Broncos radio broadcast: with Dave Logan and Rick Lewis on KOA (850 AM and 94.1 FM-Denver), KRFX (103.5 FM-Denver) and Broncos Radio Network affiliates

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2020 Schedule

Wk
1
Thu
Sep 10
Texans Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
34-20
Wk
2
Sun
Sep 20
@Chargers SoFi Stadium
Los Angeles
Won
23-20
Wk
3
Mon
Sep 28
@Ravens M&T Bank Stadium
Baltimore
Won
34-20
Wk
4
Mon
Oct 5
Patriots Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
26-10
Wk
5
Sun
Oct 11
Raiders Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Lost
40-32
Wk
6
Mon
Oct 19
@Bills Bills Stadium
Buffalo
Won
26-17
Wk
7
Sun
Oct 25
@Broncos Broncos Stadium
Denver
Won
43-16
Wk
8
Sun
Nov 1
Jets Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
35-9
Wk
9
Sun
Nov 8
Panthers Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
33-31
Wk
10
Bye
Week
- - - - - -
Wk
11
Sun
Nov 22
@Raiders Allegiant Stadium
Las Vegas
Won
35-31
Wk
12
Sun
Nov 29
@Buccaneers Raymond James Stadium
Tampa
Won
27-24
Wk
13
Sun
Dec 6
Broncos Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
NBC
7:20 pm
Wk
14
Sun
Dec 13
@Dolphins Hard Rock Stadium
Miami
CBS
12:00 pm
Wk
15
Sun
Dec 20
@Saints Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans
CBS
3:25 pm
Wk
16
Sun
Dec 27
Falcons Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
FOX
12:00 pm
Wk
17
Sun
Jan 3
Chargers Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
CBS
12:00 pm