After convincing victories by the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders over teams that are expected to compete for the AFC crown in the New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans, tonight’s game is now a contest to avoid sole possession of last place in the AFC West.
Kickoff is set for Monday, September 11, 2017, at 7:20 p.m. PT at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.
TV schedule and TV channels
ESPN will carry the game nationally and it will be simulcast on KABC-TV in the Los Angeles/Orange County area. Beth Mowins (play-by-play), Rex Ryan (analyst), and Sergio Dipp (sideline reporter) will be on the call. ESPN2 will also simulcast ESPN Deportes' coverage of the game.
NFL Game Pass offers live audio and re-airs after the game.
DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket has expanded its online streaming service. Verizon subscribers can watch games live with the NFL Mobile app (subscription required, and usual TV blackout rules apply even online).
Chargers radio is on KFI-AM 640 and called by Matt Smith, analyst Nick Hardwick, and sideline reporter Shannon Farren. The Spanish Broadcast is carried by KFWB-AM 980 called by Jorge Villanueva and Tony Alvarez. Hardwick and sideline reporter Shannon Farren. The Spanish Broadcast is carried by KFWB-AM 980 called by Jorge Villanueva and Tony Alvarez.
Nationally, the game will air on WestwoodOne Sports with Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Kurt Warner (color analyst) and Ed Werder (sideline).
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The Broncos opened 3.5 points favorites over the Chargers, but the line has since moved to only a 3-point advantage for Denver. Given that home field advantage is 3 points, that makes this a virtual coinflip in the eyes of Vegas.