Thursday Night Football – Broncos vs Chargers

Seattle Seahawks kicking a field goal during the Super Bowl XLVIII vs. Denver Broncos Photo - MichelinStar
Super Bowl XLVIII vs. Denver Broncos Photo - MichelinStar

Minneapolis – SPORTS – The 2016 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light season continues when the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos face the San Diego Chargers in an AFC West divisional matchup this Thursday, October 13 (8:25 PM ET) from Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. on CBS, NFL Network, Twitter and NFL Mobile from Verizon.

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms along with reporter Tracy Wolfson call the action, and are joined by kicking analyst Jay Feely.  

At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, TNF GameDay Presented by KFC previews the Broncos-Chargers matchup from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles. Host Rich Eisen is joined by analysts Steve MariucciMarshall Faulk and Michael Irvin to provide news and analysis two hours before kickoff, while host Amber Theoharis and analyst Terrell Davis join from outside Qualcomm Stadium. Reporters Tracy Wolfson and Steve Wyche join to provide the latest news leading up to kickoff.

At 7:30 PM ET on CBS, NFL Network and Twitter, NFL Thursday Night Kickoff airs from inside Qualcomm Stadium with James BrownDeion Sanders and Bill Cowher. Coverage continues at 8:00 PM ET with NFL Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Tostitos providing the final say leading up to kick-off between Broncos-Chargers.

Among the pregame topics are:

  • Feature on All-Pro Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. The last three years have produced not only a career-defining Super Bowl championship but also the birth of his young daughters. Thursday Night Kickoff goes home with Harris to Parker, Colo. to see how he balances the demand of being a full-time athlete with those of being a full-time Dad
  • Deion Sanders and Bill Cowher take to the field to demonstrate the Chargers’ gameplan against the Broncos’ defense
  • Discussion of rookie defensive end Joey Bosa’s impact on the Chargers’ defense
  • What have we learned about Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian in his four starts?
  • Does Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers have enough around him to turn the season around?

At halftime, Brown, Sanders and Cowher break down the first half on the Lexus Halftime show.

Immediately following the game, the Mazda Postgame show airs live on NFL Network, CBS and Twitter from both Los Angeles and Qualcomm Stadium providing highlights, analysis and live interviews.

Twitter will stream CBS’s broadcast of Broncos-Chargers, providing free, live streaming video on the Twitter platform on mobile phones, tablets, PCs and connected TVs. Fans can visit Twitter Moments or to view the live stream.

The entire 18-game Thursday Night Football schedule, including the live games and pre- and postgame shows, will also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (, the NFL app on XBOX, including interactive features from Microsoft, and through Watch NFL Network on tablets, PCs and various connected TV devices (, with participating television providers. Learn all of the ways to watch at An audio broadcast of the game is available on SiriusXM, TuneIn & Westwood One Radio Sports.

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