The NFL flexed this week’s “Sunday Night Football” game to showcase the Broncos visiting the Chiefs in an AFC West matchup.
The Chiefs are coming off a Week 12 bye week, but had four straight wins before that. The Broncos beat another AFC West opponent last week, winning 28-13 over the Chargers. The AFC West standings are extremely close. The Chiefs lead the division at 7-4, with the Raiders, Chargers and Broncos close behind. The Chiefs opened as 10-point favorites, but this matchup is important for the Chiefs to be able to keep their top spot.
Patrick Mahomes has a 7-0 record against the Broncos; the Broncos are the only AFC West team that haven’t taken down Mahomes.
Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from Chiefs vs. Broncos on “Sunday Night Football.” Follow along below for complete results from the NFL Week 13 game.
Chiefs vs. Broncos score
Chiefs vs. Broncos live updates, highlights from Sunday Night Football
(All times Eastern.)
End of first quarter: Chiefs 10, Broncos 0
8:57 p.m. — Bridgewater escapes a sack and runs nine yards for the first down.
8:53 p.m. — Jerry Jeudy catches a pass from Bridgewater for a 36-yard gain and the Broncos’ first first down of the game. They are on the Chiefs’ 39-yard line.
8:49 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, CHIEFS. Harrison Butker makes a 56-yard field goal to increase the Chiefs’ lead. It was Butker’s fifth 50 plus yard field goal of the season, which sets the new franchise record for most 50 plus yard field goals in a single season. Chiefs 10, Broncos 0.
8:45 p.m. — Edwards-Helaire advanced 29 yards thanks to the Chiefs defense paving a path for him. The Chiefs are on the Broncos’ 46-yard line.
8:41 p.m. — The Broncos go three-and-out again.
8:34 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, CHIEFS. Patrick Mahomes rushes 10 yards to the goal line to put the Chiefs on the board. Chiefs 7, Broncos 0.
8:32 p.m. — Tyreek Hill gets the Chiefs’ fourth first down of the drive by advancing 13 yards. They are now on the Broncos’ 24-yard line.
8:26 p.m. — Clyde Edwards-Helaire runs for a first down, the first one of the game. The Chiefs are on their own 38-yard line.
8:25 p.m. — Melvin Ingram and Willie Gay sack Teddy Bridgewater to force the Broncos to go three-and-out on their first drive.
DE/LB Melvin Ingram and LB Willie Gay combined for the 3rd down sack. It marks Ingram’s first sack since joining the Chiefs. For Gay, it is his first sack of the season, he now owns 1.5 for his career.
— Chiefs Communications (@ChiefsPR) December 6, 2021
8:22 p.m. — The game kicks off with the Broncos receiving the ball first. NBC is reporting that the winds are at 19 mph and only supposed to increase throughout the night.
Chiefs vs. Broncos start time
- Date: Sunday, Dec. 5
- Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
The Chiefs vs. Broncos game will kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. All “Sunday Night Football” games in 2021 are scheduled to begin at 8:20 p.m. ET.
How to watch Sunday Night Football
- TV channels: NBC
- Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV
Chiefs vs. Broncos will be broadcast on NBC with announcers Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth on the call and Michele Tafoya on the sidelines.
You can also stream “Sunday Night Football” live online with fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial.
‘Sunday Night Football’ schedule 2021
|13||Dec. 5||Broncos at Chiefs||NBC|
|14||Dec. 12||Bears at Packers||NBC|
|15||Dec. 19||Saints at Buccaneers||NBC|
|16||Dec. 26||WFT at Cowboys||NBC|
|17||Jan. 2||Vikings at Packers||NBC|