Raiders-Broncos Capsule

September 13, 2018

OAKLAND (0-1) at DENVER (1-0)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE — Denver by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Oakland 0-1, Denver 1-0

SERIES RECORD — Raiders lead 62-51-2

LAST MEETING — Raiders beat Broncos 21-14, Nov. 27, 2017

LAST WEEK — Raiders lost to Rams 33-13; Broncos beat Seahawks 27-24

AP PRO32 RANKING — Raiders No. 28, Broncos No. 14





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Raiders brought back WR Martavis Bryant after passing game went flat in second half against Rams. ... Most of QB Derek Carr's 303 yards passing came in first half with WRs Jordy Nelson, Amari Cooper held without catch after halftime. ... Nelson had 50-yard TD catch in only career game against Denver in '11 for Green Bay. ... TE Jared Cook had nine catches for career-best 180 yards in Week 1. ... RB Marshawn Lynch had TD, 67 yards rushing, 43 receiving in last meeting. ... Lynch's 59 TD runs since '11 most in NFL. ... RB Jalen Richard had career-high nine catches last week. ... DE Bruce Irvin leads league with 11 forced fumbles since '16. ... Denver QB Case Keenum's three interceptions in opener second most in career (four vs. Giants in 2016). ... WR Emmanuel Sanders' TD last week first since Week 2 of '17. ... Rookie RBs Phillip Lindsay, Royce Freeman both had 15 rushes for 71 yards in opener. ... Denver's 470 yards of offense in opener most since Peyton Manning era. ... Since start of 2017, Keenum ranks third in NFL with 67.3 completion percentage. ... WR Demaryius Thomas aims for sixth straight home game with TD catch. Since '12, Thomas ranks second in league with 581 receptions, fourth with 52 TDs. ... OLB Von Miller had three sacks, two forced fumbles, fumble recovery in Week 1. Miller one of three active players (Robert Quinn, Terrell Suggs) with two career games with at least three sacks, two forced fumbles. ... Miller's 86½ sacks since entering league in '11 most in NFL. ... CB Chris Harris Jr. had one of six sacks against Seahawks. Harris one of seven players with 15-plus interceptions (16) and four-plus sacks (4½) since '11. ... Fantasy tip: Expect Jon Gruden to take pressure off Carr by calling more runs by Lynch. Said Broncos HC Vance Joseph, "He's still averaging 2.5 (yards) after contact. He had a run on Monday night where it was a 7-yard line stop and he pushed the pile to the end zone. He's the same guy."

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