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By The Associated Press
DENVER (7-2) at OAKLAND (4-5)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Raiders by 6 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 2-7-1, Oakland 3-6-1
SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 62-52-2
LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Raiders 16-10, Oct. 1
LAST WEEK - Broncos lost to Bengals 20-17; Raiders lost to Patriots 33-8
AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 27, Raiders No. 21
BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (15), PASS (18).
BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (4), PASS (5).
RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (27), PASS (14).
RAIDERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (17), PASS (27).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Raiders win would mark third straight season teams split series. ... Broncos have won 10 of 12 vs. Raiders. ... Denver lost six straight for longest single-season skid since 1990. Last time Broncos lost seven in row was during nine-game streak in 1967. Final game in that skid: 51-0 loss in Oakland. ... Denver fired OC Mike McCoy and promoted QBs coach Bill Musgrave to job. Musgrave spent past two seasons as OC in Oakland. ... QB Paxton Lynch to get first start of season for Broncos. Lynch went 49 for 83 for 497 yards, two TDs, one INT in two starts and one relief appearance as rookie in 2016. ... Broncos second worst in league with 23 turnovers. Raiders tied for fewest takeaways through 10 games in NFL history with six. ... Denver failed to score in final two minutes of second quarter or fourth quarter all season. ... Broncos opponents have best average starting field position at 34.5-yard line. ... Denver has won 31 straight games when winning turnover battle. ... Oakland fired DC Ken Norton Jr. this week and replaced him with defensive assistant John Pagano. ... Raiders have intercepted no passes through 10 games. No team has ever gone 11 straight without INT. ... Oakland opponents completing 72.3 percent of passes for 113.3 passer rating, both second worst in NFL history. ... Oakland defense allows 46 percent conversion on third downs, second worst in league. ... Raiders DE Khalil Mack has nine sacks in past four games vs. Denver. ... Fantasy Tip: Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas has 18 catches, three TDs in past three games and faces struggling Oakland secondary.
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Updated November 22, 2017