- Associated Press - Thursday, December 21, 2017


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OPENING LINE - Redskins by 3½

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 4-9-1, Washington 6-8-0

SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 7-6

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Redskins 45-21, Oct. 27, 2013

LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Colts 25-13; Redskins beat Cardinals 20-15

AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 24 (tie), Redskins No. 19





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Broncos visiting Redskins for first time since 2009. … Though Denver came into season with strongest strength of schedule from 2016 records, Washington’s is toughest through 15 weeks in 2017. … Broncos have 32 consecutive victories when winning turnover battle, longest active streak in NFL. … Broncos have won two in row since eight-game skid. … Denver undecided on starting QB between Brock Osweiler and Paxton Lynch. Osweiler had two passing TDs, one rushing TD, 147.7 QB rating vs. Colts. … RB C.J. Anderson coming off 158-yard rushing game. … Since 2012, WR Demaryius Thomas ranks second in NFL with 565 catches, third with 7,710 receiving yards. … TE Jeff Heuerman had career-long 54-yard receiving TD last week. … LB Von Miller one of three players in NFL history with 10-plus sacks in six of first seven seasons. Miller leads NFL with 83 1-2 sacks since entering in 2011. … LB Brandon Marshall is one of four players in league with 90-plus tackles, three-plus sacks. … CB Chris Harris Jr. had INT in last game vs. Redskins. … CB Aqib Talib had career-best three INTs in only game vs. Redskins in 2009. … Redskins QB Kirk Cousins had two passing TDs vs. Cardinals. … Cousins had under 200 passing yards in each of past two games. … RB Samaje Perine ranks fourth among rookies with 547 yards rushing. … RB Kapri Bibbs had receiving TD last week in first NFL game since Broncos traded him to 49ers. … WR Jamison Crowder has TD catch in past two home games. Crowder leads Redskins with 59 catches, 717 receiving yards. … TE Vernon Davis won Super Bowl with Broncos in February 2016. … DL Anthony Lanier had two sacks, forced fumble and three passes defensed vs. Cardinals. Lanier has five sacks in past five games. … LB Preston Smith last week became first player in franchise history with sack, fumble recovery and interception in same game since Monte Coleman in 1993. … LB Ryan Kerrigan has six sacks in past six home games. … LB Zach Brown tied for league lead with 127 tackles despite missing Cardinals game with hip, toe and Achilles tendon injuries. … CB Kendall Fuller tied for second in NFL with four INTs. … Fantasy Tip: Anderson is good bet for his eighth career 100-yard rushing game against Redskins’ banged-up defense.


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