Chiefs at Broncos flexed to Sunday Night Nov. 27

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs added another primetime appearance to their schedule with the NFL moving the Nov. 27 game against the Denver Broncos to primetime. The game now kicks of at 7:30 p.m. central time on NBC Sunday Night Football.

Sept. 17, 2015; Kansas City, MO: Chiefs safety Eric Berry points to the sky as he enters the field prior to Thursday night's home opener against the Denver Broncos. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal)

Sept. 17, 2015; Kansas City, MO: Chiefs safety Eric Berry points to the sky as he enters the field prior to Thursday night’s home opener against the Denver Broncos. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal)

The move means that three of the team’s final six games are now scheduled as primetime games. The Chiefs host the Oakland Raiders at 7:25 p.m. Dec. 8 on Thursday Night Football. The rematch with the Broncos kicks off Christmas Night at 7:30 p.m. at Arrowhead Stadium.

The flex schedule moves the New England at New York Jets game previously scheduled for Sunday night to 3:25 p.m. on CBS.

The five-game winning streak brings the national spotlight on the team, but the Chiefs record at night under Coach Andy Reid stands just 2-6. But the Chiefs hold a five-game losing streak in primetime games. The team’s last win in primetime cam in week four of the 2014 with the 41-14 dismantling of the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium

Chiefs primetime games under head coach Andy Reid

2013 week 3: at Philadelphia on Thursday night, W 26-16
2013 week 11: at Denver on Sunday night L 17-27
2014 week 4: vs. New England on Monday night W 41-14
2014 week 12: at Oakland on Thursday night L 20-24
2014 week 13: vs. Denver Sunday night L 16-29
2015 week 2: vs. Denver Thursday night L 24-31
2015 week 3: at Green Bay Monday night L 28-38
2016 week 4: at Pittsburgh Sunday night L 14-43

Chiefs current schedule for remainder of season

Week 11: vs. Tampa Bay, noon, Fox
Week 12: at Denver, 7:25 p.m. NBC, Sunday night
Week 13: at Atlanta, noon, CBS
Week 14: vs. Oakland, 7: 25, NBC/NFL/Twitter, Thursday night
Week 15: vs. Tennessee, noon, CBS
Week 16: vs Denver, 7:30, NBC, Sunday night
Week 17: at San Diego, 3:25, CBS

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Matt Derrick is the lead beat writer for ChiefsDigest.com and the Topeka Capital-Journal. Use the contact page to reach him or find him on Twitter: @MattDerrick.


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