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Horse Tracks: Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders, 5 bold predictions

It's that time of the week again where the bold replaces logic.

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5. The Broncos will shut out the Oakand Raiders.

You have to go all the way back to 1997 to find the last time the Broncos pitched a shoutout. That season they blanked the Carolina Panthers 34-0. The Raiders offense has been able to move the ball well and score points lately.

4. Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas, and Wes Welker will register 100-yard receiving games.

Not sure if this has even been done before.

3. The offense will score three times within the span of two minutes

Talk about putting the game on ice....

2. Brandon McManus will make several kicks from 40+ and will be perfect on the day.

Nothing like a self-inflicted roster downgrade to make you sweat each and every time the kicker attempt a FG.

1. MJD and DMF will combine to rush for 47 yards total...on 30 carries

Try as they might, the Raiders will have a hard time moving the ball on the ground.

Horse Tracks

Klis: Broncos could play two in a row in L.A. - The Denver Post
Just think. If the Broncos get this same schedule in 2016, they might be playing back-to-back games in Los Angeles.

Paige: Relax, Broncos fans; no need to panic now - The Denver Post
There, there now. Panicking and pouting over the Broncos? Getting that Blue Flu? Breaking out in a rash? Yelling at harmless co-workers? E-mailing a steadfast tin columnist to complain that all of the Broncos, not just Peyton, stink, and it's over?

Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders no longer has showdown status - The Denver Post
Once bubbling Broncos-Raiders rivalry fizzled into lopsided affair - Official Site of the National Football League

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Braylon Edwards: New York Jets 'babied' Mark Sanchez -

Braylon Edwards played alongside Mark Sanchez with the New York Jets for the better part of two seasons. The former wide receiver believes the signal-caller was never fully unleashed in The Big Apple.

Breaking down the Raiders defense

Rookie Khalil Mack is a star in the making, and the Broncos will have to note where he lurks before every snap.

Breaking down the Raiders offensaiders quarterback Derek Carr has shown flashes of brilliance and plenty of promise in his rookie season.

Inside the Matchup: Broncos vs. RaiderThe Broncos bring the NFL's top-ranked rush defense into their Week 10 game in Oakland.

Broncos-Raiders: Three Keys After last week's loss, the Broncos can not afford to stub their toe in the AFC race -- and must be on point to avoid an upset from the Raiders. ;