Posted September 19, 2013 on AP on Fox
Oakland rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden has never played against Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. He figures the two will become well-acquainted Monday night in Denver. Hayden is the youngest and least experienced member of the Raiders' defensive secondary, and that has made him a target for opposing quarterbacks. Indianapolis' Andrew Luck sought him out repeatedly in the opener, and Jacksonville's Chad Henne followed suit in going after the first-round draft pick multiple times last week. In Manning, Hayden and the Raiders (1-1) face an entirely different type of challenge altogether. Denver's quarterback has already thrown for more yards and touchdowns without an interception in two games than any player in NFL history. --- Online: AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org
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