Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/28/12
A week ago the idea of the Denver Broncos hosting the Oakland Raiders looked like a gimme. That has changed.The Raiders, led by new coach Dennis Allen put up their biggest win in quite some time last week against the Pittsburgh Steelers.And Carson Palmer looked going doing it. The question now is whether they can sustain it.The Broncos have fought back in both of their last two losses to make it close it in the fourth quarter. But it's a bit of a mirage.They fell way behind to Atlanta on Monday night in the Georgia Dome on the second Monday night of the season after Peyton Manning threw three first quarter interceptions.And then Matt Schaub of the Houston Texans lit them up last Sunday at Sports Authority Field in Denver.Both times Denver came within one score at the end of the game of winning. Which has some encouraged. The problem with that is they're always a little bit of fools gold in coming back late only to come up short. They're not good enough to beat the Falcons or the Tex...
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