In a game of AFC West rivals, the Denver Broncos came into Oakland searching for their tenth victory. The Oakland Raiders came home desperately in the need of win, and why not against an old foe to get them right back on track. But once again, the Raiders failed to hold on and took another loss 26-13.
The Broncos set the stage from the start as they moved quickly down the field on the opening drive that led to the first touchdown of the game. At that point, all looked said-and-done for the Raiders, but Oakland came to play, and fought until the bitter end.
Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer has been decent but not outstanding, and Thursday was a perfect example of his inconsistency. He threw an awful interception in the first-quarter, and a just as bad fumble on his own one-yard line in the third quarter. Turnovers alone led Denver to 10 points.
Palmer did have his moments in the sun as he threw for a touchdown to Darrius Heyward-Bey for 56-yards late in the fourth quarter. Also on...