We all find comfort in the familiar.
The flannel shirt you wore right out of the dryer, your girlfriend’s banana bread, a Showgirls marathon on TV—these are the things that make us whole.
But nothing gives comfort like a game against the Oakland Raiders.
Perhaps it’s the porous coverage or the liquid tackling. Or maybe it’s just the way Raiders fans act like they could bite the head off a bat but really go home and play 50 Shades of Grey.
Denver (7-2) and Peyton Manning overcame an ugly opening 20 minutes to unleash five straight touchdown passes in a 41-17 drubbing at Oakland (0-9).
A pair of interceptions by Manning helped stake the Raiders to an early 10-6 lead, but the first-place Broncos poured it on from there.
Manning finished with 340 yards, five scores, and two picks in three quarters of play.
Emmanuel Sanders and Julius Thomas each caught a pair of touchdowns, while C.J. Anderson added 163 yards from scrimmage and a highlight reel 51-yard score.
Inactives: Broncos - Montee Ball, Tony Carter, Kapri Bibbs, Nate Irving, Paul Cornick, Michael Schofield, Virgil Green
Raiders - QB Matt McGloin, CB Carlos Rogers, CB Chimdi Chekwa, CB TJ Carrie, G Gabe Jackson, G Tony Bergstrom, TE David Ausberry
Enjoy the games, and Go Bills (versus KC) and LOLJets (versus Pittsburgh)!
Good Morning, Broncos fans! Is John Fox coaching for his job? Woody Paige says he is.
According to Paige, it's Super Bowl or bust for Fox:
John Fox is coaching for his job. If the Broncos don't reach, and win, the Super Bowl this year, Fox will be gone.
Sources tell Mike Klis the Broncos have commenced contract extension talks with cornerback Chris Harris.
Of course, that doesn't mean the two sides will come to an agreement anytime soon, or even later.
Denver recently tabled negotiations with Demaryius and Julius Thomas.
Without warning, the outside door was suddenly flung open. Knowing what might happen, Brandon picked up the smallest child - one of his cousins - and fled to a bedroom.
He could hear his mother Barbara and his older brother Marcus yelling at a figure. It was his own father who was screaming and threatening them. Another younger cousin ran to a different bedroom. But Brandon’s father chased the child down when it was heard dialing for help. He slapped the phone to the floor, knocking it from the child’s hand.
From there, Barbara faced him down in the bathroom, where the adults' yelling turned to scuffling. Brandon crept to the doorway of the bathroom. He saw the furious look on his father’s face as he left the residence. It has stayed with him over the years.
Good Afternoon, Broncos fans! Will tomorrow be the Broncos' final game in Oakland?
The Raiders are in the final year of their lease at O.co Coliseum, and on Friday, they entertained officials from San Antonio about a potential move there.
Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Thursday night brought another dud, as Cleveland (6-3) dealt a 24-3 drubbing to their in-state rival Bengals (5-3-1).
The Browns are now tied with Pittsburgh atop the AFCN, and have already won their most games since 2007, when they missed the playoffs at 10-6.
Cleveland outgained Cincy 368-165 and picked off Andy Dalton three times, holding him to a measly 72 net passing yards.