The NFL has flexed this weekend’s Broncos sport a day earlier.
DENVER — The Denver Broncos’ offseason will start sooner or later sooner than anticipated.
The Broncos’ season finale in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs has been moved from Sunday to Saturday, the NFL introduced late final evening.
The Broncos and Chiefs will now kick off at 2:30 p.m. MT on Saturday, Jan. 8 at Empower Discipline at Mile Excessive in Denver.
The groups had beforehand been scheduled to play Sunday, Jan. 9 at 2:25 p.m.
The Chiefs want a win over the Broncos this Saturday — and a loss by the Tennessee Titans — to safe the highest playoff seed within the AFC.
Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Chargers formally eradicated the Broncos from the NFL’s postseason for a sixth-consecutive season. At 7-9 with one sport to play, the Broncos are additionally assured of their fifth-consecutive shedding season.
“It is very disappointing,” mentioned head coach Vic Fangio, whose job standing for subsequent yr will little doubt be mentioned by the Broncos’ chief government officer Joe Ellis and common supervisor George Paton.
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