The Denver Broncos will open the 2020 regular season against the Tennessee Titans on Monday Night Football on September 14.
The NFL released the Broncos schedule on Thursday.
Other home games include Tampa Bay, Miami, Kansas City, L.A. Chargers, New Orleans, Buffalo and the Las Vegas Raiders in the final game of the season on Sunday, January 3.
Road games include Pittsburgh, N.Y. Jets, New England, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Kansas City (Sun., Dec. 6), Carolina and the L.A. Chargers.
The Broncos are currently scheduled to appear in three prime time games:
--vs. Tennessee on Monday, Sept. 14
--@ N.Y. Jets on Thursday, Oct. 1
--@ Kansas City on Sunday, Dec. 6
The preseason opener is slated for the week of August 13-17 vs. San Francisco, followed by a home game against Chicago and road games against the L.A. Rams and Arizona.
The full schedule is below.
BRONCOS’ 2020 SCHEDULE RELEASED BY NFL
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos’ 2020 schedule, which includes four home matchups against 2019 postseason teams and three primetime games in the regular season, was released by the National Football League on Thursday.
Denver is scheduled to appear in all three of the NFL’s prime time game formats (TNF, MNF & SNF) in the same year for the first time since 2017, beginning with its home opener against the Tennessee Titans on ESPN’s Monday Night Football(Sept. 14, 8:10 p.m. MDT). The game will mark the start of the 20th season at Empower Field at Mile High with the team kicking off the regular season at home for the ninth time in 10 years.
The Broncos, who have won eight of their last 10 openers, are tied with the Dallas Cowboys for the league’s best all-time record in Week 1 (39-20-1 / .658). They have faced the Titans/Oilers franchise twice before to start the season, last meeting in the opener on Sunday, Sept. 17, 1972 (at Denver 30, Houston 17).
Denver’s appearance on Monday Night Football will also set the record for the longest streak (29 years; 1992-present) in league history. The team will be playing in the second game of MNF’s Week 1 double-header for the third time in the last four seasons (vs. LAC, 2017; at Oak., 2019).
The Broncos will head to Pittsburgh for a Week 2 matchup against the Steelers on Sunday, Sept. 20, (1 p.m. EDT, CBS) at Heinz Field before returning home to host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Sept. 27 (2:25 p.m. MDT, FOX).
Denver will make its second of three scheduled appearances in primetime with aThursday Night Football(8-5-0; .615 all-time) matchup against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium (8:20 p.m. EDT). The Week 3 game, which will be broadcast by FOX along with a simulcast on NFL Network and Amazon, is the first of three consecutive games against AFC East opponents.
The Broncos will return to the East Coast in Week 5 to take on the New England Patriots on Sunday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m. EDT (CBS), before hosting the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2:05 p.m. MDT (CBS). The first of six AFC West Division games will take place in Week 7 with Kansas City coming to Denver on Sunday, Oct. 25 (2:25 p.m. MDT, CBS) for the Broncos’ last game before their Week 8 Bye.
Following the break, Denver will play at two stadiums for the first time, beginning with a Week 9 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 8 (1 p.m. EST, CBS). The Broncos will then make their first visit to Las Vegas to face the Raiders at Allegiant Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 15 (1:05 p.m. PST, CBS).
Denver will play its second set of back-to-back games at Empower Field at Mile High in Weeks 11-12, hosting the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, Nov. 22, (2:05 p.m. MST, CBS) and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Nov. 29 (2:05 p.m. MST, FOX). Week 13 will begin the Broncos’ third stretch of back-to-back road games.
The Broncos will head to Kansas City to play the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Dec. 6 on NBC’s Sunday Night Football(7:20 p.m. CST). It will mark the team’s first appearance on SNF since 2017 and 49th time overall (26-22-0, .542).
After traveling to face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Dec. 13, (1 p.m. EST, CBS), Denver will play the Buffalo Bills at home (Saturday/Sunday, Dec. 19/20) and the Chargers at SoFi Stadium (Saturday/Sunday, Dec. 26/27). Dates, kickoff times and networks will be announced no later than four weeks prior to those games in Weeks 15 and 16.
On Sunday, Jan. 3, the Broncos will host Las Vegas (2:25 MST, CBS), wrapping up their regular season against the Raiders for the second consecutive season and third time in five years.
In accordance with the NFL’s flexible scheduling plan, all late-window games on Sundays in Weeks 5-16 are eligible to be moved to Sunday night. The Sunday night game in Week 17 will be announced no later than Dec. 28.
Along with the announcement of the regular-season schedule, the NFL has announced the Broncos’ 2020 preseason opponents. Exact dates and times for Denver’s preseason schedule will be announced at a later date.
The Broncos will open the preseason with consecutive home games against the San Francisco 49ers (Aug. 13-17) and Chicago Bears (Aug. 20-14). The team will finish the exhibition schedule with road games against the Los Angeles Rams (Aug. 27-30) and Arizona Cardinals (Sept. 3-4).
The Broncos have an agreement with 9NEWS/KTVD-20 to televise the club’s preseason games locally for the 10th consecutive year. Steve Levy (play-by-play), Brian Griese(analyst) and Rod Mackey (sideline reporter) will return for their third season together on the broadcast.
For the 51st consecutive season, KOA NewsRadio (850 AM & 94.1 FM) will broadcast all Broncos games as the team’s flagship radio station with Dave Logan(play-by-play), Rick Lewis (analyst) and Susie Wargin (sideline reporter) returning on the call. The Fox (103.5 FM) will simulcast games for the eighth consecutive year along with the more than 70 Broncos Radio Network affiliates located throughout the Rocky Mountain West.
Additionally, Denver’s Spanish radio home of the Broncos, KNRV (1150 AM), will broadcast all home and away games for the fifth consecutive year. Carlos Valdez(play-by-play) and Salvador Hernandez(analyst) will call the games.