ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —** For the seventh consecutive season, the Denver Broncos will open their season at home.
A "Monday Night Football" clash with the Los Angeles Chargers will kick off Vance Joseph's first season as head coach and wrap up Week 1 in the NFL.
Here is the Broncos' 2017 schedule as told through their best games against each opponent based on the location of the games. (Broncos archive photos unless noted)
That Sept. 11 meeting with the Chargers was one of five prime-time games on the Broncos' 2017 schedule, which the NFL released at 6 p.m. MT on Thursday.
The Broncos also play the New York Giants (Oct. 15, "Sunday Night Football"), Kansas City Chiefs (Oct. 30, MNF), New England Patriots (Nov. 12, SNF) and Indianapolis Colts (Dec. 14, "Thursday Night Football") in primetime.
Other noteworthy games on the Broncos' schedule include a Christmas Eve trip to play Washington and a New Year's Eve battle at home against the Chiefs.
The Broncos play four of their first five games at home. Their bye week comes in Week 5.
|1||Thu, Aug. 10||@ Chicago||Soldier Field||6 p.m.||9NEWS/KTVD-20|
|2||Sat, Aug. 19||@ San Francisco||Levi's Stadium||8 p.m.||9NEWS/KTVD-20|
|3||Sat, Aug. 26||Green Bay||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||7 p.m.||9NEWS/KTVD-20|
|4||Thu, Aug. 31||Arizona||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||7 p.m.||9NEWS/KTVD-20|
|1||Mon, Sept. 11||L.A. CHARGERS||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||8:20 p.m.||ESPN|
|2||Sun, Sept. 17||DALLAS||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||2:25 p.m.||FOX|
|3||Sun, Sept. 24||at Buffalo||New Era Field||11 a.m.||CBS|
|4||Sun, Oct. 1||OAKLAND||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||2:25 p.m.||CBS|
|5||Sun, Oct. 8||BYE|
|6||Sun, Oct. 15||N.Y. GIANTS||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||6:30 p.m.||NBC|
|7||Sun, Oct. 22||at L.A. Chargers||StubHub Center||2:25 p.m.||CBS|
|8||Mon, Oct. 30||at Kansas City||Arrowhead Stadium||6:30 p.m.||ESPN|
|9||Sun, Nov. 5||@ Philadelphia||Lincoln Financial Field||11 a.m.||CBS|
|10||Sun, Nov. 12||NEW ENGLAND||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||6:30 p.m.||NBC|
|11||Sun, Nov. 19||CINCINNATI||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||2:25 p.m.||CBS|
|12||Sun, Nov. 26||at Oakland||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum||2:25 p.m.||CBS|
|13||Sun, Dec. 3||@ Miami||Hard Rock Stadium||11 a.m.||CBS|
|14||Sun, Dec. 10||N.Y. JETS||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||2:05 p.m.||CBS|
|15||Thu, Dec. 14||at Indianapolis||Lucas Oil Stadium||6:25 p.m.||NBC/NFLN/Amazon|
|16||Sun, Dec. 24||at Washington||FedExField||11 a.m.||CBS|
|17||Sun, Dec. 31||KANSAS CITY||Sports Authority Field at Mile High||2:05 p.m.||CBS*|