Broncos at Raiders Week 9 Capsule


STREAKS   Past 4
COACHES VS. OPP. Fox: 1-2 Jackson: 1-0
LAST WEEK L 45-10 vs. Lions Bye (Wk. 7: L 28-0 vs. Chiefs)
LAST GAME 9/12/11: Raiders 23 at Broncos 20. Oakland K Sebastian Janikowski converts 3 FGs in 2nd quarter & ties for longest FG in NFL history (63 yards) as Raiders win on MNF.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/19/10: Raiders 39, Broncos 23. Oakland WR-KR Jacoby Ford records 71-yard rush TD on Raiders’ 1st possession. Raiders RB Marcel Reece adds 73-yard TD reception.
BROADCAST CBS (1:05 PM PT): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 104 (Den.), 139 (Oak.). XM: 230 (Oak.).


PASSING Tebow: 35-76-412-4-1-75.1 Palmer: 8-21-116-0-3-17.3
RUSHING McGahee: 103-460-4.5-1 D. McFadden: 113-614 (3C)-5.4-4
RECEIVING Decker: 30-359-12.0-5 (T3C) Heyward-Bey: 27-434-16.1-1
OFFENSE 305.4 365.6
DEFENSE 367.4 382.9
SACKS Miller (R): 6 (T2C) Seymour: 5
INTs 3 tied: 1 7 tied: 1
PUNTING Colquitt: 50.1 (2L) Lechler: 52.2 (1L)
KICKING Prater: 33 (12/12 PAT; 7/10 FG) Janikowski: 52 (16/16 PAT; 12/13 FG)


BRONCOS:  Have won 6 of past 8 at Oak…QB TIM TEBOW has completed 24 of 44 passes (54.5 pct.) for 308 yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT & 97.5 passer rating in 4th quarter of games this season. In only career start vs. Raiders (12/19/10), Tebow completed 8 of 16 passes for 138 yards with 1 TD vs. 0 INTs & 100.5 passer rating & rushed for 78 yards with TD. Has totaled 122 rush yards in past 2 games. RB KNOWSHON MORENO had career-best 2 TD catches vs. Raiders on 10/24/10…WR ERIC DECKER has 5 TD receptions in past 6 games. Decker is tied for 3rd in AFC with 5 TD rec. this season (WES WELKER, 6; SCOTT CHANDLER, 6)…Rookie LB VON MILLER (No. 2 overall) ranks 2nd in NFL among rookies with 6 sacks (ALDON SMITH, 6.5). Miller had FF in last game vs. Oak…LB ELVIS DUMERVIL had 2 sacks in last game at Oak. (9/27/09)…DE ROBERT AYERS has 2 sacks in past 3 games…RAIDERS:  Club aims for 5th straight win vs. Broncos…Raiders have won 8 of past 9 vs. AFC West…Raiders are averaging 40.3 points per game in past 3 vs. Broncos (121 total)…Oak. averages 159.3 rush yards per game, 2nd-most in NFL (Phi, 179.9)…QB CARSON PALMER will make 1st start as Raider. Palmer (22,810) needs 190 pass yards to reach 23,000 career…RB DARREN MC FADDEN aims for 4th consecutive game with 100+ rush yards vs. Den. (165, 119, 150). Had career-best 4 TDs (3 rush TDs, 1 TD rec.) vs. Den. on 10/24/10. Since ’10, McFadden is averaging 88.6 rush yards per game, 4th-most in NFL. RB MICHAEL BUSH had season-best 99 rush yards last game on 17 att. (5.8 avg.). FB MARCEL REECE aims for 3rd straight game with TD rec. vs. Broncos…In past 4, WR DARRIUS HEYWARD-BEY is averaging 96.3 receiving yards per game (385 total). WR JACOBY FORD had 71-yard TD run vs. Broncos on 12/19/10…TE KEVIN BOSS is averaging 20 yards per catch this season (8 rec., 160 yards)…Defense posted 5 sacks in last game vs. Den…DT RICHARD SEYMOUR has 3 sacks in past 3 games vs. Den…S TYVON BRANCH leads team with 55 tackles.

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