- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

OAKLAND (3-12) at DENVER (11-4)

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

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 14

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Oakland 8-7, Denver 7-8

SERIES RECORD - Oakland leads 60-48-2

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Raiders 41-17, Nov. 9, 2014.

LAST WEEK - Raiders beat Bills 26-24; Broncos lost to Bengals 37-28

AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 28, Broncos No. 5





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Broncos winners of six straight in series. Victory Sunday ties Denver’s longest winning streak over Raiders (1997-2000). … Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano 1-3 vs. Broncos and John Fox is 7-2 against Oakland. … Raiders QB Derek Carr leads NFL rookies in yards passing (3,112) and TDs (20), both club rookie records. … RB Latavius Murray has 333 yards rushing in last three games. … In last four games vs. Broncos, RB Darren McFadden has 399 scrimmage yards and six TDs. … Rookie LB Khalil Mack has five sacks in last six games. … S Charles Woodson is 11th NFL player to reach 60 career interceptions. … Woodson leads Raiders with 106 tackles. … Broncos QB Peyton Manning leads league with 39 TD throws. … Manning’s 4,454 yards passing give him NFL-record 14 career 4,000-yard seasons. … Manning (9,012) joined Brett Favre (10,169) last week as only QBs with 9,000 career passes. … Manning has won last eight starts against Oakland. … Manning coming off first loss of career to Bengals (8-1). … RB C.J. Anderson averaging 136 scrimmage yards, has seven TDs since becoming starter at midseason. … Broncos have NFL-high nine players in Pro Bowl, including first-timer CB Chris Harris Jr. and Manning, whose 14 selections tie for most ever (C Bruce Matthews, TE Tony Gonzalez). … WR Demaryius Thomas has 1,363 yards receiving and 10 TDs in last dozen games. … Last week, Thomas (1,504) joined Rod Smith (1,602 in 2000) as only Broncos with 1,500-yard receiving season. … WR Emmanuel Sanders has career highs with 95 catches for 1,331 yards and nine TDs. … Broncos one of three teams with two double-digit sackers (LB Von Miller 13, DE DeMarcus Ware (10).


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