Britton Colquitt’s only job on Sunday was to hold for Matt Prater’s field goals and extra points as the Broncos didn’t punt once all game. It was just the fifth time in the 792-game history of the team that Denver did not attempt a single punt.
Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas posted a game-high 103 yards vs. Oakland to mark his fourth career 100-yard receiving game in the regular season. He has turned in 100-yard games twice in 2012.
Denver’s offense became just the ninth in NFL history to post 500+yards of total offense and 37+points while not punting or allowing a sack.
Denver’s 37-6 victory vs. Oakland represented its largest margin of victory against the Raiders in 50 years and the second-largest overall in the 104-game history of the rivalry.
Running back Willis McGahee topped the 100-yard mark for the 32nd time in his career, which leads all active backs. Sunday marked the second time this season he’s surpassed 100 rushing yards in a game.
Quarterback Peyton Manning extended his NFL record with another 300-yard passing game. The 15th-year signal caller completed 30-of-38 passes for 338 yards and three touchdowns for a passer rating of 130.0. His 78.9 completion percentage with fifth best in his career among games that he attempted 35 or more passes.
The Broncos totaled at least 500 net yards (503 – 338 passing, 165 rushing) for the 22nd time in team history.
For the first time since the 2007 season, the Broncos had a 300-yard passer (Manning), a 100-yard rusher (McGahee) and 100-yard receiver (Thomas). The last Broncos trio to accomplish that feat was Jay Cutler, Travis Henry and Javon Walker at Buffalo on Sept. 9, 2007.