December 24, 2014

OAKLAND (5-7) at DENVER (10-2)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 6 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Raiders 6-6, Broncos 8-4

SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 60-50-2

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Raiders 16-10, Oct. 11

LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Chiefs 34-20; Broncos beat Chargers 17-3

AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 18, Broncos No. 3

RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (22), PASS (8).

RAIDERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (17), PASS (28).

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20T), RUSH (17), PASS (18).

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (5), PASS (1).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Broncos have won eight straight over Raiders. ... K Sebastian Janikowski connected on 63-yard field goal in Denver on Sept. 12, 2011. ... S Charles Woodson has three interceptions against Denver. ... QB Derek Carr needs 93 yards passing to beat his rookie mark of 3,270. ... Rookie WR Amari Cooper needs 10 receptions to break mark of most catches by an NFL wideout 21 years old or younger, a record currently held by San Diego's Keenan Allen (71 in 2013). .... With one TD catch, WR Michael Crabtree can become first Oakland player since Tim Brown in 2001 with eight receiving TDs in season. ... RB Latavius Murray is 149 yards rushing away from reaching 1,000 for season. ... DE-LB Khalil Mack has nine sacks, most by Raider since Kamerion Wimbley had nine in 2010. ... Broncos are 24-5 in divisional play over last five seasons. ... Gary Kubiak's 10 wins tied for second most by first-year Broncos coach with Dan Reeves (1981). Red Miller had most: 12 in 1977. ... Denver has five defensive scores this season - four on interceptions and another on fumble return. ... LB Von Miller has sack in four straight games. ... Brock Osweiler trying to climb list of most consecutive wins by QB to start his Denver career. With fourth straight victory Sunday, he would tie for third with Jake Plummer (2003) and Bubby Brister (1998). Team record is six by Kyle Orton (2009) and Craig Morton (1977). ... Fantasy Tip: If C.J. Anderson's ankle doesn't get any better, that will increase value of Juwan Thompson. Might be worth picking up second-year RB.

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