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Raiders 21, Broncos 14
Nov. 26, 2017
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
STAR OF THE GAME
Derek Carr throws for two touchdowns and 253 yards on 18 of 24 passing with no interceptions and a 136.3 rating to lead Oakland (5-6) to a victory over Denver (3-8). Carr has a 9-yard scoring pass to Amari Cooper in the second quarter and a 6-yard TD pass to Jalen Richard in the third quarter as the Raiders build a 21-0 lead.
Linebacker NaVorro Bowman intercepts a Paxton Lynch pass in the end zone on the third play of the second quarter, Oakland's first interception this season. The Raiders set an NFL record by having no interceptions in their first 10 games of the season. It was Oakland’s first interception since Jan. 1, 2017. The Raiders had gone 331 pass attempts without one this season and 357 pass attempts dating to last season.
The Broncos have a seven-game losing streak for the first time since 1967 when they dropped nine in a row.
The Raiders have five sacks against Broncos quarterbacks Paxton Lynch (four sacks) and Trevor Siemian (1). Bruce Irvin and Denico Autry each have two sacks and Khalil Mack has one sack.
Denver's Paxton Lynch struggles in his first start of the season, completing 9 of 14 passes for 41 yards with an interception and a 38.4 rating. Trevor Siemian replaces a limping Lynch late in the third quarter and throws for two TDs in the fourth quarter. Siemian finishes with 149 passing yards on 11 of 21 passing.
The Raiders' Michael Crabree and the Broncos' Aquib Talib are ejected after throwing punches at each other after the second play of the Raiders' second possession. Oakland guard Gabe Jackson also is ejected for making contact with an official.
BY THE NUMBERS
0: Road victories this season for the Broncos, who have lost their first five away games.
2: Consecutive Oakland home wins against Denver after the Broncos had defeated the Raiders the previous five games in Oakland.
5: Raiders sacks against the Broncos' Paxton Lynch and Trevor Siemian.
10: Sacks by Oakland's Khalil Mack the past five games against the Broncos. He has one of the Raiders' five sacks against Denver in the teams' most recent game.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Raiders and Broncos split their season series for the third straight season.
The Raiders lead the series with the Broncos 63-52-1, including 1-1 postseason.