Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/3/12
Denver at Oakland Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, at O.co Coliseum, Oakland, Calif. - TV: NFL Network *TV announcers: Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan *Keys to the game: The Broncos sealed the AFC West division title last week but home-field advantage will be a fight to the finish. Denver whipped Oakland all over the field in a 37-6 win at Denver in Week 4. The Broncos are cruising with a six-game winning streak and dominated third-down situations in the earlier meeting. Oakland went 1-for-15, and unless Darren McFadden returns to breathe life into the running game, the time for the Raiders to attempt something drastic -- QB Terrelle Pryor in a cameo role, perhaps? -- could be near. A season-long trend of sleepwalking through the first quarter continues to place most every game in the hands of QB Carson Palmer and a weary defense nicked last week by injuries. If Oakland is without FS Matt Giordano (concussion) on three days' rest, the middle of the field could be a first-do...
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