LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (7-8) AT DENVER BRONCOS (5-10)
WEEK 17 // SUNDAY, JAN. 3, 2021 // 4:25 PM ET // EMPOWER FIELD AT MILE HIGH // REFEREE: SCOTT NOVAK
LEADER: Raiders lead all-time series, 65-53-2
STREAKS: Raiders have won 3 of past 4
LAST GAME: 11/15/20: Broncos 12 at Raiders 37
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/29/19: Broncos 16, Raiders 15
QB DEREK CARR passed for 226 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 104.5 rating & rushed for TD last week. Has 315+ pass yards & 95+ rating in 3 of past 4. Has rush TD in 3 of past 4. Passed for 391 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 97.3 rating in last road meeting. Aims for his 10th in row vs. Den. with 0 INTs. Has 95+ rating in 6 of his past 7 vs. division. Has 2+ TD passes in 2 of past 3 on road. • RB JOSH JACOBS rushed for 69 yards last week. Had 136 scrimmage yards (112 rush, 24 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in Week 10 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Den. with 110+ scrimmage yards & 2+ rush TDs. Aims for his 6th in row vs. AFC West with rush TD. Has 976 rush yards & can become 1st Raider with 1,000+ rush yards in consecutive seasons since HOFer MARCUS ALLEN (1983-85). RB DEVONTAE BOOKER rushed for seasonhigh 81 yards & 2 TDs in Week 10 meeting. • TE DARREN WALLER aims for 3rd in row with 5+ catches & 110+ rec. yards. Has 537 rec. yards (134.3 per game) in his past 4. Had 6 catches for 107 yards in last road meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. division with rec. TD. Ranks 2nd among TEs with 1,079 rec. yards, 2nd-consecutive season with 1,000+ rec. yards. WR NELSON AGHOLOR had 5 catches for career-high 155 yards & TD last week. Has 100+ rec. yards & TD catch in 2 of past 3. • DE MAXX CROSBY had TFL last week. Had 2 TFL & sack in Week 10 meeting. Had 1.5 sacks, FF & PD in last road meeting. Has TFL in 8 of his past 9 vs. division. DE CARL NASSIB had sack in Week 16. Aims for 3rd in row with TFL. Had only career INT in Week 10 meeting. Aims for 3rd in row on road with PD. DT JOHNATHAN HANKINS had 1st sack of season last week.
QB DREW LOCK passed for 264 yards & rushed for TD last week. Has 0 INTs in 2 of past 3. Passed for 257 yards in Week 10 meeting. Has 90+ rating in 2 of his past 3 at home vs. division. • RB MELVIN GORDON rushed for 79 yards in Week 16. Aims for 5th in row with 75+ scrimmage yards. Has TD in 4 of his past 5 vs. Raiders. Has 2 rush TDs in 2 of his past 3 at home. Has 8 rush TDs this season & is only player in NFL with 8+ rush TDs in each of past 5 seasons. Has 1,034 scrimmage yards this season, his 4th-career season with 1,000+ scrimmage yards. • TE NOAH FANT aims for 3rd in row with 6+ catches & 65+ rec. yards. Has career-high 625 rec. yards this season, most by Den. TE since JULIUS THOMAS (788 in 2013). Rookie WR JERRY JEUDY had 6 catches for 61 yards last week. Had 68 rec. yards in Week 10 meeting. Has 60+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4 vs. division. Ranks 3rd among AFC rookies with 716 rec. yards, most by Den. rookie since EDDIE ROYAL (980 in 2008). WR TIM PATRICK had 4 catches for 61 yards in Week 10 meeting. WR DAESEAN HAMILTON had 77 rec. yards on season-high 5 catches in Week 16. Had TD catch in Week 10 meeting. • LB BRADLEY CHUBB had TFL in Week 10 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row at home vs. division with sack. Has sack in 4 of his past 5 at home. LB MALIK REED had sack & 1st-career FF last week. Aims for his 3rd in row at home vs. division with sack. LB JEREMIAH ATTAOCHU has sack in 3 of his past 4. DT DRE’MONT JONES had sack last week & has sack in 2 of past 3. Had 5 tackles in Week 10 meeting. Has TFL in 3 of his past 4 at home. S JUSTIN SIMMONS had TFL in Week 16.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: CBS (4:25 PM ET): Beth Mowins, Tiki Barber SIRIUS: 106 (LV), 146 (Den) | XM: 386 (LV), 231 (Den)