Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders: Defense leads Broncos to victory on the road

In a game many predicted would be closer than in the previous three years, the Denver Broncos won their annual road matchup with the Oakland Raiders, 16-10. Here’s a quick recap and some thoughts/observations: There were several valid reasons the Raiders were believed to have a legitimate chance to win prior to kickoff, including: • Peyton Manning’s underwhelming performance...
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Raiders run game goes missing in 2nd straight loss

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) For two straight weeks with the game on the line, running back Latavius Murray was on the bench for the Oakland Raiders. Murray got just two carries the entire second half on Sunday in Oakland's 16-10 loss to Denver because of a banged-up shoulder. That comes a week after Murray was a spectator for the final drive of a 22-20 loss in Chicago. Those two narrow...
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Shaquil Barrett ranks among NFL’s top outside linebackers

  Shaquil Barrett notched his second sack of the season in yesterday’s win over the Oakland Raiders, and despite limited playing time, is grading well among his peers. According to Pro Football Focus, Barrett ranks in the top 15 of all outside 3-4 defense linebackers in overall rating. Credit: www.profootballfocus.comVon Miller sits a top the rankings with the highest overall...
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Peyton Manning had the perfect response to Charles Woodson's day

Charles Woodson got the better of his fellow 1998 NFL Draft-mate on Sunday.But if you ask Peyton Manning, the Raiders' safety isn't exactly ahead in their multi-season rivalry. Peyton's got jokes 😎 pic.twitter.com/A9FLizvolB— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) October 12, 2015 That's a deep burn by Peyton. It must sting Woodson to know his team couldn't turn his two Manning interceptions...
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Charles Woodson is doing something no other DB ever has

Charles Woodson certainly knows how to celebrate a birthday.The newly-turned 39-year-old went out and picked Peyton Manning twice on Sunday at O.Co Stadium. His Raiders lost, but the legendary safety still re-wrote the history books: Charles Woodson continues to shine. pic.twitter.com/h78ci34v5s— OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) October 12, 2015 Woodson is now tied for the league lead...
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Donald Penn explains the problem with the Raiders perfectly

In back to back weeks now, you could argue that the Oakland Raiders should have won, but failed to do so. Not because the other team beat them or out classed them, but because they failed themselves. There have been four untimely turnovers, bad penalties, head scratching play calls, missed field goals, missed tackles and pretty much every other way of beating yourself that can be...
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Top five storylines to emerge from the Raiders vs. Broncos game

The Oakland Raiders fell to 2-3 after a tough loss at home to the division rival Denver Broncos. In an unlikely twist of storylines, it was the defense, not the offense who kept the Silver and Black in this game right down to the end. But much like in week four, the Raiders just could not pull off the win despite having a number of opportunities to do so. Here are the five biggest...
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Monday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

What makes Amari Cooper so good? Oakland Raiders' first round pick Amari Cooper made a major statement in his first four NFL games. During that span, Cooper led all rookies in receptions (24) ... Raiders' offense sputters in loss OAKLAND – The Raiders and Denver met for the 110th time on Sunday afternoon, the latest installment in a storied rivalry that has become a little ...
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Oakland Raiders DB Charles Woodson Intercepts Peyton Manning For the First Time In His Career

As long as Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson have been playing the game, you would think they would have met on the field enough that Woodson would have picked Manning off at least once. As it turns out, heading into Sunday's game Woodson had never managed to pick Peyton off.So he went ahead and did it twice--once to kill a scoring drive at the end of the first half: Read more »
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Strong Defense Not Enough As Raiders Fall Late to Broncos

Peyton Manning never managed to throw a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, but in the end, that didn’t matter. Despite an impressive defensive showing, the Raiders suffered a second half offensive collapse and lost to the Denver Broncos 16-10 at home. The undefeated Broncos entered the Week 6 match-up as heavy favorites, but both sides went scoreless in the first...
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Raiders Recap: Raiders play the Broncos close but can’t pull out the upset

The Oakland Raiders fell to 2-3 with a 16-10 loss to the Denver broncos at O.co Coliseum. This was the Raiders’ second consecutive loss. MVP- Charles Woodson: For the balance of the preceding week, Woodson spoke openly about wanting to pick off Broncos’ QB Peyton Manning. Well, his dreams became reality twice. The first occurred in the end zone. The second was initially a momentum...
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VIDEO: Denver Broncos Put Away Oakland Raiders With Pick Six

The Denver Broncos should have beaten the Oakland Raiders without a problem. I mean, anytime you have Peyton Manning, you have the advantage. Instead, Denver barely won 16-10. When you combine Manning with how well Denver’s defense has been playing this season, it should have been a no-brainer for the Broncos to notch the win against Oakland. But the Raiders actually made it interesting...
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Oakland Raiders’ Charles Woodson Had Historic Day Against Denver Broncos

Before Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson made a big deal about facing Peyton Manning. Sure, it’s always a big deal about facing Manning, but there’s a certain reason why Woodson was zeroed in on playing the future Hall-of-Fame quarterback. In 18 years, Woodson has collected 62 career interceptions. But during those 18 years, Woodson...
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WATCH: Raiders' Charles Woodson picks Peyton Manning off twice

For 18 long years, one quarterback eluded Charles Woodson's intercepting grasp.Then Woodson broke through on Sunday and intercepted Peyton Manning not once, but twice at O.Co Stadium. Charles Woodson waited 18 years for it...and finally happened: Interception off Peyton Manning! #DENvsOAK http://t.co/AHzsxR8vRH— NFL (@NFL) October 11, 2015 That's Woodson's 63rd career interception...
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Raiders upgrade S T.J. Carrie, sign S Tevin McDonald from practice squad d

According to ESPN, the Oakland Raiders have moved defensive back TJ Carrie up to questionable after being designated as out for the game against the Broncos. The team also signed safety Tevin McDonald from the practice squad while releasing defensive back Taylor Mays. ESPN writes: 'Carrie has been starting at safety in place of injured Nate Allen and is a key member of Oakland's...
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Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders: 2015 Week 5 NFL Pick

Denver Broncos (4-0) at Oakland Raiders (2-2) The Broncos are one of six remaining undefeated teams, but haven’t been as dominant as they typically have been in the Peyton Manning era. Their matchups with Baltimore, Kansas City, and Minnesota all could have gone a different way, while their 24-12 win in Detroit wasn’t that much less of a nail biter. They rank just 11th in rate...
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Oakland Raiders; Why This Year is Different

EAST HANOVER, NJ – A record of 2-2 is a decent start to the season for most NFL teams. For the elite of the league, it is probably a bit of a disappointment. However, if you were to ask the Silver and Black nation if they would take a .500 record through the first quarter of the season, with a viable chance to win the division, the answer would be an astounding – ‘yes.’...
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Raiders Waive S Taylor Mays

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Raiders are placing S Taylor Mays on waivers Saturday. Mays, 27, is a former second-round pick of the 49ers back in 2010. He was later traded to the Bengals for an undisclosed draft pick just a year later, and spent four seasons with the franchise, while largely contributing to their special teams unit. The Vikings elected to sign him to a...
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Jack Del Rio impressed with ‘great worker’ Michael Crabtree

After experiencing nothing but rough waters the past couple of seasons on the west side of the bay in San Francisco, Michael Crabtree is feeling the love on the east side with the Oakland Raiders. Head coach Jack Del Rio is impressed with the receiver, who he calls “very professional” and “a great worker.” Thanks to his professional work ethic, Crabtree has produced on...
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Staff Predictions: Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos

The Oakland Raiders (2-2) face the undefeated Denver Broncos in the Coliseum at 4:25 E.T this Sunday. Here’s a look at our staff predictions for the game: Matthew Burks You can follow Matthew on Twitter @Matthew_J_Burks This week the Oakland Raiders will be taking on one of the toughest defenses in the NFL. The Denver Broncos pass rush has been stellar with team total of 18...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Getting ready for the Broncos and much more.

The Raiders are getting ready for their first division game of the season as they will host the Denver Broncos on Sunday. They need to be bad hosts and send them home with their first loss of the season. Not many experts are giving them a shot, but then again, not many did against the Ravens either, proving why they play the games. It is truly a daunting task against the top defense...
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Browns Tried Out 4 TEs Including Brian Leonhardt & Connor Hamlett

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Browns tried out tight ends Cameron Clear, Konrad Reuland, Brian Leonhardt and Connor Hamlett on Friday. Leonhardt, 25, wound up signing on with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Bemidji State back in 2013. He was unable to make the team’s 53-man roster coming out of the preseason that year, but later...
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Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Denver Broncos will look to remain unbeaten this weekend when they travel to take on a longtime AFC West foe in the Oakland Raiders. Denver (4-0) will look to drop the Raiders (2-2) under .500 by giving them their second straight loss. Coverage of this contest will air on CBS beginning at 4:25 pm ET from the Coliseum in Oakland, CA. The Odds: The Broncos are a 4.5 point favorite...
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Raiders the Broncos need to watch for

Go back to four weeks ago. Through the Denver Broncos first five games, you couldn’t possibly expect that this would be their toughest game through Week 5, but it probably is. Despite winning four rather sloppy games from an offensive standpoint, the Broncos actually have a tough test in facing a 2-2 Oakland Raiders squad. Derek Carr has comer a long way, forming a scary tandem...
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Five questions we have heading into Broncos vs. Raiders

The (4-0) Denver Broncos will play at the (2-2) Oakland Raiders this Sunday for the 110th time in this historic rivalry. Since Peyton Manning took over the reigns as quarterback in Denver, he has not lost to the Raiders coming in date back at a perfect (6-0). Division games are extremely important in this league, especially ones that go back to 1960. AROUND COVER32 First and 10...
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