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BRONCOS YOUNGEST TEAM ON OFFENSE IN 2019

The Broncos lead the league in 2019 in the number of offensive players (13) and combined games started (80) among players who have played in two or fewer seasons. Running back Phillip Lindsay and guard Dalton Risner both have started all 16 games this season.

MOST COMBINED STARTS IN 2019 AMONG PLAYERS WHO HAVE PLAYED IN TWO OR FEWER SEASONS

Table inside Article
Team No. of Players GS
1. Denver 13 80
2. Baltimore 8 77
3. Miami 12 68
4. N.Y. Giants 8 56
5. Cleveland 8 53

WHAT TO WATCH FOR VS. RAIDERS

TEAM (4 home wins in 2019)
Needs one win against the Raiders to finish with a winning record at home for the 33rd time in team history.

ILB TODD DAVIS (121 total tackles)
Needs six tackles to record the most tackles (127) among Broncos defenders in the last 12 years (most since D.J. Williams, 141 in 2007).
Needs 10 tackles to pass Karl Mecklenburg (130) for the 10th most tackles by a Bronco a single season (since 1991).

TE NOAH FANT (3 receiving touchdowns; 558 receiving yards)
Needs one touchdown to tie Tony Schefler (2006) for the most receiving touchdowns by a rookie tight end in team history.
Needs 73 receiving yards to pass Ricky Natiel into fifth place on the team's all-time receiving yardage list for a rookie pass catcher.

CB CHRIS HARRIS JR. (1 Interception)
Needs one interception to join Mike Harden as the only Broncos with multiple interceptions in eight consecutive seasons.

RB PHILLIP LINDSAY (958 rushing yards)
Needs 42 rushing yards to reach 1,000 yards for the second consecutive season, becoming the first undrafted player in NFL history to begin his career with consecutive 1,000-yard seasons.
Can join Bobby Humphrey (1989-90), Terrell Davis (1995-98), Clinton Portis (2002-03) as only the fourth player in Broncos history to produce back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons.

QB DREW LOCK (three wins in first four starts)
Needs one win to be come the third quarterback in team history to win four of his first five career starts (Trevor Siemian, 2016; Norris Weese, 1978-79).

K BRANDON MCMANUS (138 regular-season made field goals)
Needs four field goals to pass Matt Prater (141) for third all-time in team history.

OLB VON MILLER (105.0 career sacks, 27th all-time)
Needs one sack to pass Elvis Dumervil into sole possession of 26th place on the NFL's all-time sack list.
Needs 1.5 sacks to pass Trace Armstrong into sole possession of 25th place on the NFL's all-time sack list.

S JUSTIN SIMMONS (11 career interceptions)
Needs one interception to tie Steve Atwater (12) for the third most interceptions among Broncos safeties through their first four professional seasons.

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