Broncos will open the season at home against Baltimore on Sunday, Sept. 13ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Five nationally televised games and matchups with seven playoff teams from last year highlight the Denver Broncos’ 2015 regular-season schedule, which was released by the National Football League on Tuesday.
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With primetime games on Sunday Night Football (3), Monday Night Football (1) and Thursday Night Football (1), this season marks the fourth consecutive year Denver has been scheduled for at least five nationally televised contests.
The Broncos will open the season at home in the Sunday afternoon timeslot for the first time since 2002 when they host the Baltimore Ravens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sept. 13 (2:25 p.m. MDT). Gary Kubiak, who spent the 2014 season as the Ravens’ offensive coordinator, will make his Broncos debut looking to become the 11th head coach in team history to win his first game with the team.
Four of the Broncos’ next five games will take place on the road, beginning with the team’s Week 2 divisional matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football (Sept. 17, 7:25 p.m. CDT). The game will kick off NFL Network’s 2015 slate that will be simulcast by CBS for the second consecutive year.
Denver will travel to Detroit to face the Lions in Week 3 on NBC’s Sunday Night Football (Sept. 27, 8:30 p.m. EDT) before hosting another NFC North Division opponent, the Minnesota Vikings, on Oct. 4 (2:25 p.m. MDT).
Road trips to play the Oakland Raiders (Oct. 11, 1:25 p.m. PDT) and the Cleveland Browns (Oct. 18, 1 p.m. EDT) will take place before the team’s Week 7 bye.
The Broncos will alternate home and road games for eight consecutive weeks following their bye, beginning with their second scheduled appearance on NBC’s Sunday Night Football on Nov. 1 when they host the Green Bay Packers (6:30 p.m. MST).
A road game against the Indianapolis Colts (Nov. 8, 4:25 p.m. EST) in Week 9 will be followed by a home contest against Kansas City (Nov. 15, 2:25 p.m. MST) and an away matchup with the Chicago Bears (Nov. 22, 12 p.m. CST).
Denver will host the Super Bowl-champion New England Patriots in Week 12 on NBC’s Sunday Night Football (Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. MST) before back-to-back divisional games at San Diego (Dec. 6, 1:05 p.m. PST) and vs. Oakland (Dec. 13, 2:05 p.m. MST).
The Broncos will play the Steelers on Dec. 20 (4:25 p.m. EST) in Pittsburgh for the first time since 2006, ending the team’s longest current absence from an AFC road venue.
Denver will end the regular season with consecutive home games against Cincinnati (Dec. 28, 6:30 p.m. MST) and San Diego (Jan. 3, 2:25 p.m. MST).
The Broncos’ game against the Bengals will mark their 68th all-time appearance on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Denver will be appearing on the program for the 24th 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.
ENGLISH RADIO: For the 46th consecutive year, 850 KOA will broadcast all Broncos games as the team’s flagship radio station. Dave Logan (play-by-play) will be in his 19th full season calling games for the club while former Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey (color commentary) will take part in his fourth full season providing on-air analysis.
The FM home of the Broncos, 103.5 The Fox, will simulcast games for the third consecutive year along with the more than 60 Broncos Radio Network affiliates located throughout the Rocky Mountain West.
SPANISH RADIO: For the fifth consecutive year, José 92.1 FM (KJMN) and Maria 1090 AM (KMXA) will broadcast every Broncos game. Luis Canela (play-by-play) will call the games with Rafael Medina and Javier Olivas working as the color analysts.
Games also will be simulcast by New Mexico affiliates José 105.9 FM (KRZY) and ESPN Deportes 1450 AM (KRZY).