The New England Patriots will go on the road to face the Denver Broncos. This game will take place on Sunday night but is not the typical Sunday Night Football broadcast. Kickoff from Empower Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado, is set for 8:15 p.m. ET and will air on NFL Network.
The Patriots are coming off a 10-point loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. They have been eliminated from playoff contention and are 3-11 with an eye already on the 2024 NFL Draft. New England has lost six of its last seven games. Quarterback Bailey Zappe will take on a Denver defense, allowing the third-most yards per game.
The Broncos will look to avoid this trap game at home. Denver enters with a 7-7 record, in second place in the AFC West and on the edge of playoff contention in the AFC. The Broncos head into this game off a loss last week to the Detroit Lions but have won six of their last eight games.
How to watch Patriots vs. Broncos on Sunday night football in Week 16
Date: Sunday, December 24
Start time: 8:15 p.m. ET
Live stream: NFL Network Live stream, NFL+
TV channel: NFL Network
Location: Empower Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado
Odds: Broncos -325, Patriots +260