Raiders vs Broncos Week Four Capsule

OAKLAND RAIDERS (1-2) AT DENVER BRONCOS (1-2)

SERIES

RAIDERS BRONCOS
SERIES LEADER 59-42-2  
STREAKS 6 of past 9  
COACHES VS. OPP. Allen: 0-0 Fox: 2-2
LAST WEEK W 34-31 vs. Steelers L 31-25 vs. Texans
LAST GAME 11/6/11: Broncos 38 at Raiders 24. Denver RB Willis McGahee (163) & QB Tim Tebow (118) rush for 100+ yards apiece as WR-PR Eddie Royal adds TD catch & 85-yard PR-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/12/11: Raiders 23, 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.
BROADCAST CBS (2:05 PM MT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms. SIRIUS: 139 (Oak.), 85 (Den.). XM: 230 (Den.). 

STATS

PASSING Palmer: 80-128-879-5-2-89.3 Manning: 69-115-824-5-3-85.6
RUSHING McFadden: 44-167-3.8-1 McGahee: 50-213-4.3-2
RECEIVING McFadden (RB): 17-107-6.3-0 Decker: 17-243-14.3-0
OFFENSE 346.0 348.3
TAKE/GIVE -1 -3
DEFENSE 381.0 331.7
SACKS Shaughnessy: 1.5 Miller: 3
INTs Porter, Woodyard: 1
PUNTING Lechler: 49.4 Colquitt: 48.1
KICKING Janikowski: 23 (5/5 PAT; 6/6 FG) Prater: 19 (7/7 PAT; 4/4 FG)

NOTES

RAIDERS: Head coach DENNIS ALLEN spent ’11 season as Broncos def. coordinator…Raiders aim for 5th consecutive win at Denver…With Raiders, QB CARSON PALMER is 2-0 on road as starter vs. AFC West with 99.5 passer rating. Palmer posted 3 TD passes last week & for career teams are 17-4 (.810) in such games…RB DARREN MC FADDEN has 637 rush yards vs. Broncos, most vs. any opponent. Aims for 4th consecutive game with 100+ rush yards vs. Den. (165, 119, 150). Recorded 10th career game with 100+ rush yards last week (113), incl. 64-yard TD run. Raiders are 8-2 when McFadden has 100+ rush yards…WR DENARIUS MOORE posted 1st TD catch of season on 6-yard TD pass in 4th quarter last week. For career, Moore averages 17.8 yards per catch (41 rec., 730 rec. yards)…TE BRANDON MYERS has career-best 206 receiving yards in ’12…DT RICHARD SEYMOUR has 5 career sacks vs. Broncos…DE MATT SHAUGHNESSY has 2.5 sacks in past 2 games vs. Den…K SEBASTIAN JANIKOWSKI had 43-yard game-winning FG last week…BRONCOS: QB PEYTON MANNING (64) surpassed HOF QB DAN MARINO (63) last week for most 300-yard passing games in NFL history. Manning posted 1st 300-yard passing game since 12/9/10. For career, Manning has 77-29 (.726) record as starter at home with 97.7 passer rating. Manning has won past 3 starts vs. Raiders…RB WILLIS MC GAHEE rushed for 163 yards with 2 TDs in last game vs. Oak. McGahee has 6 rush TDs in past 4 against Raiders…WR ERIC DECKER recorded career-best in catches (8) & rec. yards (136) last week. Decker had 27-yard TD catch in last game vs. Raiders. WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS has TD catch in 2 of past 3. WR BRANDON STOKLEY posted 1st TD reception (38 yards) since 1/3/10 last week…In last meeting vs. Raiders (w/ Hou. on 10/9/11), TE JOEL DREESEN had career-best 112 receiving yards…LB ELVIS DUMERVIL has 7.5 career sacks vs. Raiders, most against any opponent. Recorded 1st sack of season vs. Hou. LB VON MILLER has 14.5 sacks in 18 career games…CB CHAMP BAILEY had 2 INTs in last game vs. Raiders…LB WESLEY WOODYARD recorded 1st INT since 9/13/09 last week.


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One Response to “Raiders vs Broncos Week Four Capsule”

  1. John R. LoRe, Ph.D. says:

    The good news is that our coach was their DC last year. The bad news is that Mr. Manning was not playing there last year.

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