NFL Chooses Chargers Vs. Raiders As a Game That Closes The Regular Season

In addition, the league has announced the Chiefs at Broncos and Cowboys at Eagles as the two games to be held on Saturday Week 18.

The visit of the Kansas City Chiefs to the Denver Broncos, and the visit of the Dallas Cowboys to the Philadelphia Eagles, are the games chosen by the NFL to be played on the Saturday of Week 18, the last of the regular season.

In addition, the league announced that the game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium will take place in primetime Sunday night at 7:20 AM Central Mexico time.


The Chargers already beat the Raiders once this season, 28-14, in the fourth week of action. AP Photo

All Week 18 matches are divisional matches.

The Chiefs have already secured the AFC West title, while they are officially eliminated from postseason contention. For their part, the Cowboys are division champions in the NFC East, while the Eagles are guaranteed their participation in the postseason as a wild-card team. However, the results of the two Saturday games will serve to determine the final placement of the postseason keys for both conferences.

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Kansas City started Week 17 as first place in the AFC, but lost the spot after falling to the Cincinnati Bengals, allowing the Tennessee Titans to stay in the first rung of the Conference for now.

Dallas, for its part, started the current day second in the NFC, but fell to fourth place after suffering a disaster against the Arizona Cardinals. In the National, the Green Bay Packers are assured of the first place in the seed.

The Raiders and Chargers will fight, in the last game of the regular season, the last remaining ticket to access the playoffs. Both will enter the game 9-7, but the Angelenos currently have the tiebreaker in favor, thanks to beating their archrivals 28-14 in Week 4.