Broncos set to open the season on primetime against the Indianapolis Colts on NBC’s Sunday Night FootballENGLEWOOD, Colo.— Five nationally televised games, including a home opener against the Indianapolis Colts on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, highlight the Denver Broncos’ 2014 regular-season schedule, which was released by the National Football League on Wednesday.
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Denver will open the season at home on primetime for the fourth consecutive season when it hosts the Colts on Sunday, Sept. 7 (6:30 p.m. MDT) in a rematch of last season’s game between the two clubs in Indianapolis.
The Broncos will kick off their divisional slate against the Kansas City Chiefs (Sept. 14) before their first road game of the season—a Super Bowl rematch with the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on Sept. 21. Denver’s bye falls in Week 4—the earliest the NFL schedules bye weeks and just the third time (1993, 2006) the Broncos have had one that early in a season since the bye was implemented by the league in 1990.
A home date with the NFC West’s Arizona Cardinals (Oct. 5) and a road game against the New York Jets (Oct. 12) await the Broncos after the bye before they host a pair of California clubs in primetime matchups: San Francisco (Oct. 19, Sunday Night Football, NBC) and San Diego (Oct. 23, Thursday Night Football, CBS/NFL Network).
November features four road games, including three consecutive contests away from Denver to start the month. The Broncos’ Nov. 2 matchup against the New England Patriots will represent a rematch of the 2013 AFC Championship Game and mark the fifth time in the last seven years Denver has visited Foxborough.
Road contests against the Oakland Raiders (Nov. 9) and St. Louis Rams (Nov. 16) will be followed by a home game versus the Miami Dolphins (Nov. 23). Denver is scheduled to play its third Sunday Night Football game of the season on Nov. 30 against Kansas City at Arrowhead Stadium.
After hosting the Buffalo Bills (Dec. 7) and traveling to San Diego to play the Chargers (Dec. 14), the Broncos will make their 67th all-time appearance on ESPN’s Monday Night Football in a Week 16 road game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Dec. 22. The Broncos will be appearing on the program for the 23rd consecutive season, extending the NFL’s longest active streak and representing the second-longest streak in league history.
In accordance with the NFL’s flexible scheduling plan, all game times for Sundays in Weeks 5-17 are subject to change.
The Broncos’ complete schedule, including finalized preseason dates and times, is listed below with all times local at game sites.
RADIO BROADCAST PARTNERS
For the 45th consecutive year, 850 KOA will broadcast all Broncos games as the team’s flagship station. Dave Logan (play-by-play) will be in his 18th full season calling games for the club while former Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey (color commentary) will take part in his third full season providing on-air analysis.
KOA’s FM sister station, 103.5 The Fox, also will simulcast games for the second consecutive year along with the more than 60 Broncos Radio Network affiliates located throughout the West.
José 92.1 FM (KJMN) and Maria 1090 AM (KMXA), will broadcast Broncos games for the fourth consecutive year. Luis Canela (play-by-play) will call the games with Rafael Medina and Javier Olivas working as the color analysts.
Games also will simulcast with New Mexico affiliates José 105.9 FM (KRZY) and ESPN Deportes 1450 AM (KRZY).