Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Led by their resurgent superstar quarterback, the Denver Broncos have plenty to play for over the next four weeks even though they've already clinched the AFC West title. The Oakland Raiders, meanwhile, are searching for any signs of progress amid their 10th straight season without a playoff appearance. In the midst of their longest winning streak in 14 years, the visiting Broncos look for an eighth consecutive victory while trying to hand the Raiders a sixth straight defeat Thursday night. A year ago, Peyton Manning was recovering from neck surgery and wondering where or if his NFL career would continue. The future Hall of Famer seems to have made the right choice in Denver, where he's again competing at an elite level while helping the Broncos (9-3) to their second straight division title. Second in the NFL in completion percentage (68.0), touchdown passes (29) and passer rating (104.6), Manning went 27 of 38 for 242 yards with three TDs and an interception Sunday to help Denv...
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