Broncos vs. Raiders: Series History
November 3rd, 2011 - 9:23am by Stuart Zaas
The Broncos will travel to Oakland this weekend to take on the Raiders for the 103rd regular-season meeting between two of charter AFL clubs.
Denver trails the all-time series 59-41 with two ties. On the road, the Broncos are 20-31. Oakland owns a four-game win streak in the series, including this year’s season opener on Monday Night Football that the Raiders won 23-20.
The teams have met twice in the postseason with each club winning once.
Notable performances against the Raiders:
CB Champ Bailey: Has intercepted four passes and broken up a total of 11 in 14 career games against Oakland.
WR Eric Decker: Returned a punt 90 yards for a touchdown in this year’s season opener vs. Oakland.
WR Eddie Royal: Caught nine passes for 146 yards and one touchdown in his first career game on Sept. 8, 2008 at Oakland.
WLB D.J. Williams: Made 16 tackles and recovered one fumble at Oakland on Sept. 8, 2008.
Denver-Oakland Roster Connections
Broncos Head Coach John Fox was the defensive coordinator in Oakland for two seasons (1994-95).
Raiders guard Cooper Carlisle played 95 games (38 starts) with Denver in his seven seasons with the Broncos (2000-06).
Denver defensive end Elvis Dumervil played three seasons with Oakland running back Michael Bush (2003-05) at Louisville./li>
Some interesting roster connections between the Broncos and Raiders courtesy of research done by Public Relations Intern Cydney Ricker:
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