Yeah, sure it was against the Oakland Raiders. But the notable defensive effort in the Denver Broncos’ 41-17 win on Sunday ranks among the team’s best in recent years.
You might think the Denver Broncos, fresh off being blown out at New England, would take their frustrations out this Sunday and rout the 0-8 Oakland Raiders.
While the Denver Broncos are in a tie atop the AFC West division, the Oakland Raiders are once again in the basement. Despite their trying, the Raiders can’t find a way to win this season.
The Broncos won all but one of their games against AFC West opponents last season. It might be difficult to repeat that feat this year.
The Denver Broncos are the cream of the crop in the AFC West, but their division rivals have all improved recently. Denver will be in a battle for the division in 2014, and we explain why here.
There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.
The Denver Broncos are the NFL’s hottest team, winning seven straight games, including Sunday’s 31-23 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. When they fly to Oakland this week, Denver will face their polar opposites in the Raiders, who have lost five straight.
Peyton Manning finished with 338 yards and three touchdown passes Sunday to lift the Denver Broncos to a 37-6 victory over the Oakland Raiders.
The Raiders can run, pass and will hit you in the mouth. The Broncos must be ready Sunday for a brawl.
John Elway knows a thing or two about big games, and this week’s contest against the Oakland Raiders looms large for his Denver Broncos.