NEW YORK (AP) _ The AFC West showdown between the Broncos and Chiefs on Dec. 1 is moving to a late-afternoon time slot.
The NFL announced Tuesday that the game would start at 4:25 p.m. EST on CBS. The Patriots-Texans matchup will shift to 1 p.m. on the network.
Kansas City is 9-0 and Denver is 8-1 heading into their first of two meetings in three weeks Sunday night.
The game between New England and Houston shaped up as a matchup of reigning division champs in the preseason, but the Texans have struggled to a 2-7 record.
NEW YORK (AP) _ The NFL has switched Denver's game at Kansas City on Dec. 1 from early afternoon to a 4:25 ET kickoff.
Moving to the 1 p.m. ET slot will be New England at Houston.
The Broncos-Chiefs matchup will be the second for the AFC West powers in three weeks. They meet this Sunday in Denver, a game that was flexed to prime time, replacing Green Bay at the New York Giants. Packers-Giants was moved to 4:25 p.m. ET.
The Giants and Redskins are scheduled to meet in the Dec. 1 night game, and that still could be moved to daytime. A decision will be announced no later than next Tuesday.