Week 15 matchup vs. Browns flexed to primetime

Oct 14, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) calls an audible during the first half against the Los Angeles Chargers at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL announced on Wednesday that the Week 15 matchup between the Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns is one of four games being rescheduled as part of the league’s primetime flexible scheduling policy.

The Dec. 15 home game for the Broncos will kickoff at 6:20 p.m. MT and will be televised on the NFL Network. The game is part of a Saturday doubleheader, which also includes Texans-Jets at 2:30 p.m. MT.

So far this season, the Broncos are 1-1 in primetime games. Denver lost to Kansas City on Monday Night Football on Oct. 1 and most recently defeated Arizona on Thursday Night Football.

NFL Flexible Scheduling 101: 

  • In effect during Weeks 5-17
  • Up to 2 games may be flexed into Sunday Night between Weeks 5-10
  • The NFL will decide (after consultation with CBS, FOX, NBC) and announce as early as possible the game being played at 8:15 p.m. ET. The announcement will come no later than 12 days prior to the game. The NFL may also announce games moving to 4:05 p.m. ET and 4:25 p.m. ET.
  • NFL schedules all games.
SHARE