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The NFL schedule continues to be extremely fungible. With Patriots-Broncos getting rescheduled from Monday night to next week and Chiefs-Bills unable to play Thursday because the Bills are slated to play the Titans on Tuesday, there is a domino effect for a total of eight games. The NFL announced the changes as follows:
Why this makes more sense than just adding Week 18 is beyond me, but based on this response it is clear the NFL wants to use that possibility as an absolute last resort.