On Now
Coming Up
  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM MDT Orange Night Ride

    The year's Orange Ride is scheduled for Oct. 23, 2014 with a start time of 4:30 p.m. from the Denver City and County Building. We have put together a list of activities leading up to that night's Broncos game against San Diego. We hope to see you there!
    3-4 p.m. Pregame fan rally in front of Denver City and County Building
    4:30 p.m. Ride departs Denver City and County Building to Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    5:00 p.m. Ride arrives at Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    5-6 p.m. Orange Ride pregame tailgate party at Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    6:00 p.m. Orange Ride departs stadium to Tavern Downtown to watch the Broncos game
    6:25 p.m. Watch the Broncos game while enjoying Tavern Downtown’s food and drink specials
    And don't forget that the Broncos and Denver B-cycle have teamed up to offer a new bike valet service for home games for the 2014 season, giving fans a place to park their bike in a secure place staffed by B-cycle volunteers!
  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 6:25 PM MDT Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers The Denver Broncos take on AFC West opponent the San Diego Chargers on Thursady Night Football on NFL Network.
  • Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM MDT Broncos Bunch Trick-or-Treat

    Broncos Bunch Trick-or-Treat

    Sign up at http://broncosbunch.com

  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos at New England Patriots The Denver Broncos travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots in a rematch of the 2013 AFC Championship. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 09, 2014 2:05 PM MST Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders The Denver Broncos face their AFC West foe Oakland Raiders on the road. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 16, 2014 11:00 AM MST Denver Broncos at St. Louis Rams The Denver Broncos face the St. Louis Rams on the road at 11 a.m. MST. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 23, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins The Denver Broncos take on the AFC East Miami Dolphins. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution Denver Rescue Mission Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 6:30 PM MST Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs The Denver Broncos travel to Arrowhead Stadium to face AFC West foe the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football on NBC.
  • Sun., Dec. 07, 2014 2:05 PM MST Play 60/Fuel Up to Play 60 Tribute Game Play 60/Fuel Up to Play 60 tribute game. Teams will be recognized before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills.

News & Blogs

Print
RSS

2014 Game-by-Game: Week 17

Posted Jul 22, 2014

For a second consecutive year, the Broncos will conclude the regular season against the arch-rival Raiders.

  • WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 28, 2:25 p.m. MST.
  • WHERE: Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
  • TV: CBS.
  • SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead, 59-46-2 (Tied 1-1 in the postseason).
  • JOHN FOX'S RECORD: 6-2.
  • PEYTON MANNING'S RECORD: 7-2.
  • SERIES STREAK: Denver has won five straight overall, including the last two in Denver.
  • LAST TIME IN DENVER: Broncos 37, Raiders 21; Sept. 23, 2013. Peyton Manning threw for 374 yards and three touchdowns as the Broncos cruised past Oakland on Monday Night Football. Manning's first touchdown pass, a 2-yarder to Eric Decker, gave the Broncos a 7-0 lead 4:32 into the game, and they never relinquished the lead, building the bulge to 30-7 by the third quarter before Oakland tacked on a pair of touchdowns in the final 15:17. Oakland started Terrelle Pryor at quarterback, and he was effective at times, throwing for 281 yards on 19-of-28 passing and adding 36 yards on four carries, good for a 9.0-yard average. Although the Raiders were explosive, they weren't consistently productive; they went three-and-out on five of their first seven possessions.


NOTING THE GAME:

  • For the second consecutive year, the Broncos will close their season against the Raiders. This is the seventh consecutive season in which the Broncos will face an AFC West foe in Week 17. Denver is 2-4 in those games, having won the last two after losing four regular-season finales from 2008-11.
  • Broncos head coach John Fox will look to extend his success against former assistants this year. He is 7-2 overall, including 1-0 in the playoffs, against former assistants who became head coaches immediately after working under him: 1-1 against Jack Del Rio, 2-1 against Mike McCoy (1-1 in the regular season, 1-0 in the playoffs) and 4-0 versus Raiders head coach Dennis Allen.
  • The Broncos ran for 164 yards in their home win over the Raiders last year, their second-highest figure of the season. That pushed Denver to 16-1 all-time when rushing for at least 140 yards against the Raiders. The 37-21 win was the only game of 2013 in which returning running backs Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman both rushed for more than 30 yards; Hillman gained 66 yards on nine carries and scored once, while Ball chipped in 61 yards on 11 carries.  
  • Oakland's reservoir of success in Denver has run dry since Peyton Manning's arrival. From 2008-11, the Raiders won four consecutive games in Denver. It was their longest winning steak in the Mile High City since 1974-77, and represented as many wins in Denver as the Raiders amassed in the 16 seasons from 1992-2007. Since Manning's arrival, the Raiders have lost twice by a combined 47 points.
  • Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub is 1-1 all-time at Sports Authority Field at Mile High as a starter, losing in 2010 and winning two years later.
  • If including playoffs, the Raiders are the most successful AFC West foe at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Oakland is 6-7 all-time there. San Diego is 6-8, a tally that includes last January's division-round loss, and the Chiefs are 2-11.

Facebook Comments

Let us know your thoughts. Comment below through Facebook, AOL, Hotmail or Yahoo accounts.