Raiders seek for 1st win when internet hosting rival Broncos

Raiders seek for 1st win when internet hosting rival Broncos

DENVER (2-1) at LAS VEGAS (0-3)

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

OPENING LINE: Raiders by 1 1/2, in keeping with FanDuel SportsBook.

AGAINST THE SPREAD: Denver 1-2; Las Vegas 0-3.

SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 69-54-2.

LAST MEETING: Raiders beat Broncos 17-13 on Dec. 26, 2021, in Las Vegas.

LAST WEEK: Broncos beat 49ers 11-10; Raiders misplaced 24-22 to Titans.




Las Vegas Raiders large receiver Mack Hollins (10) celebrates after catching a landing cross towards the Tennessee Titans late within the fourth quarter of an NFL soccer sport Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Raiders seek for 1st win when internet hosting rival Broncos
  • Denver Broncos linebacker Randy Gregory (5) celebrates linebacker Bradley Chubb (55) during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Denver, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.


TURNOVER DIFFERENTIAL: Broncos plus-1; Raiders minus-3.

BRONCOS PLAYER TO WATCH: CB Patrick Surtain II was solely focused 5 instances final week and gave up zero catches whereas breaking apart a pair of passes, giving him 16 cross breakups in 19 profession video games, second solely to Domonique Foxworth’s 18 in his first 19 video games in Denver.

RAIDERS PLAYER TO WATCH: WR Mack Hollins was the shock offensive star for the Raiders final week with eight catches for 158 yards and a TD. Hollins caught two deep balls for 48 and 60 yards, opening up the Raiders offense.

KEY MATCHUP: Broncos edge rushers Randy Gregory and Bradley Chubb towards Las Vegas’ offensive tackles. Gregory has seven tackles, two sacks, 5 quarterback hits, two pressured fumbles and two tackles for loss. His two pressured fumbles are tied for essentially the most within the NFL this season and provides him 10 since 2018. Chubb has seven tackles, three for a loss, three sacks, 5 quarterback hits and a pressured fumble after an injury-marred 2021 season wherein he didn’t have a single sack.

KEY INJURIES: Broncos DL D.J. Jones is in concussion protocol and is questionable. … Denver RT Billy Turner stays sidelined from offseason knee surgical procedure. … Broncos LG Dalton Risner (ankle) is questionable. …. Raiders WR Hunter Renfrow (concussion) and TE Foster Moreau (knee) are out this week. … CBs Rock Ya-Sin (knee) and Sam Webb (hamstring) are questionable. … C Andre James (concussion), LB Denzel Perryman (ankle) and S Tre’von Moehrig (hip) are all slated to return.

SERIES NOTES: The Raiders have gained 4 straight within the collection, tied for his or her longest streak vs. the Broncos since a six-gamer from 1992-94. … Denver has misplaced the previous six highway video games within the collection with two in Las Vegas and 4 in Oakland. … Raiders coach Josh McDaniels went 11-17 in one-plus season as Broncos coach in 2009-10.

STATS AND STUFF: QB Russell Wilson has simply two TD throws and 22 yards speeding thus far, however he’s guided the Broncos (2-1) to back-to-back fourth-quarter comebacks to beat the Texans and 49ers. …. The Broncos are simply 1 for 7 within the pink zone with the only real rating coming final week on Melvin Gordon’s 1-yard run that propelled Denver previous San Francisco with simply the second 11-10 rating in league historical past. … Final week the Broncos turned the primary crew to win a sport wherein they punted 10 instances since they themselves completed the feat in 2016 towards Jacksonville. Their 9 three-and-outs have been essentially the most in any sport since 2014. … Denver P Corliss Waitman gained AFC Particular Groups Participant of the Week honors after he averaged 47.6 yards (43.6 internet) and dropped six punts contained in the 20 towards the Niners, essentially the most by any participant in a sport this season. … The Broncos are permitting simply 251.4 yards a sport and final week they allowed one third down conversion in 10 tries. … After giving up simply 18.9 factors per sport final yr, the Broncos are permitting simply 12 factors on common in 2022, which is the second-best mark within the NFL behind the Buccaneers (9.0). … The Raiders try to keep away from their sixth 0-4 begin in franchise historical past. They final did it in 2014. … Las Vegas passing on 70.9% of performs, the second-highest charge within the NFL. … The Raiders went 1 for 12 on third downs final week, their worst efficiency in a sport since going 0 for 10 towards Miami in 2020. … Las Vegas is tied for the fewest sacks within the NFL (two) and tied for the second-fewest takeaways (two). … The Raiders have scored TDs on solely 6 of 13 (46.2%) pink zone drives. … Raiders QB Derek Carr leads the NFL with 13 passes gaining no less than 20 yards. … Carr has thrown two TD passes in all three video games. … Las Vegas Ok Daniel Carlson has made 31 straight FGs, the longest energetic streak within the NFL. … Raiders edge rusher Chandler Jones has 16 1/2 sacks towards Wilson, the second-most sacks for one participant towards one QB since 2000. Jones has no sacks this season.

FANTASY TIP: Raiders receiver Davante Adams has a TD catch in every sport this season, however has been awfully quiet in any other case the previous two weeks. He has 5 catches in these two video games and simply 44 yards from scrimmage, his fewest in a two-game span since 2015. Getting Adams extra concerned ought to be a precedence this week.


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