The Raiders recorded a safety during their 2010 win over the Broncos in Oakland. Photo by Tony Gonzales.
DATE: Sunday, November 6, 2011, 1:05 p.m. PT | SITE: O.co Coliseum, Oakland, CA
THIS WEEK: The Oakland Raiders, members of the American Football Conference Western Division, are now in their 52nd season of pro football competition. The Silver and Black face a current American Football Conference member for the seventh straight week and play a fellow AFC West member, hosting the Denver Broncos at O.co Coliseum this Sunday.
TELEVISION: This week's game will be televised on CBS, with Greg Gumbel handling play-by-play and Pro Football Hall of FamerDan Dierdorf as color analyst. If sold out per NFL blackout rules, the game will be broadcast in the Bay Area on KPIX Channel 5. The game will also air in Sacramento on KOVR Channel 13 as well as on KHSL in Chico, KION in Monterey and KJEOin Fresno.
RADIO: The game will air live on Raiders Radio Network originating on KITS LIVE 105.3 FM, the Silver and Black's flagship for the multi-state Radio Network. Greg Papa and Raiders two-time Super Bowl winning head coach Tom Flores will man the booth for the 14th straight year. The radio pregame and postgame shows feature Raider Legends George Atkinson and David Humm.
SPANISH RADIO:Raider games in the 2011 airs in Spanish in the Bay Area on radio station KCNL 104.9 FM withFernando Arias and Ambrosio Ricohandling announcing duties.
RAIDERS vs. BRONCOS SERIES: The Raiders lead the series 59-41-2 over the Broncos in regular season play since the teams first met in 1960. The teams are 1-1 in the postseason.
RAIDERS: Squad development coach and Pro Football Hall of Famer Willie Brown played for the Broncos from 1963-66…G Cooper Carlisle played for the Broncos from 2000-06…DE Jarvis Moss was Denver's first round pick in 2007 and played for the Broncos from 2007-10…CB Chris Johnson and RB Michael Bush played with Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil at Louisville…DT Richard Seymour played with Broncos CB Champ Bailey at Georgia…Seymour was also a teammate of Broncos LS Lonie Paxton with the New England Patriots (2001-08)…DT Tommy Kelly and Broncos LB Mario Haggan were teammates at Mississippi State…WR Louis Murphy and DE Jarvis Moss played with Broncos QB Tim Tebow and DE Derrick Harvey at Florida…WR Darrius Heyward-Bey and G Bruce Campbell were teammates with Broncos RB Lance Ball at Maryland…TE Richard Gordon and CB DeMarcus Van Dyke were teammates of Broncos T Orlando Franklin at Miami…S Chinedum Ndukwe and Broncos QB Brady Quinn and S David Bruton played together at Notre Dame…C Samson Satele and Broncos CB Andre' Goodman were teammates with the Miami Dolphins from 2007-08…Offensive line coach Bob Wylie coached the line in Denver in 2010…Wylie coached alongside Broncos running backs coach Eric Studesville on the Chicago Bears staff from 1999-2000…Defensive line coach Mike Waufle coached with Broncos secondary coach Ron Milus on the New York Giants staff from 2004-05…Assistant linebackers coach Ricky Hunley played for the Broncos from 1984-87…Linebackers Coach Greg Biekert played at Colorado and played at Longmont High School in Longmont, Colo…TE Daniel Fells went to UC Davis and spent time on the Raiders practice squad.
BRONCOS: Head Coach John Fox was the defensive coordinator for the Raiders from 1994-95…LB D. J. Williams is from Concord and attended De La Salle High School…LS Lonie Paxton went to Sacramento State…TE Virgil Green is from Tulare and attended Nevada…TE Julius Thomas is from Stockton…RB Willis McGahee played for the Baltimore Ravens while Raiders Head Coach Hue Jackson was on staff there…Tight ends coach Clancy Barone is from San Andreas and played collegiately at Sacramento State…Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is from San Francisco…Assistant secondary coach Sam Garnes played at the University of Cincinnati while Raiders offensive line coach Bob Wylie coached there in 1996.
LAST WEEK:The Raiders had a bye on Sunday, October 30.
LAST GAME:The Oakland Raiders lost to the Kansas City Chiefs, 28-0, on October 23 at O.co Coliseum. The loss broke a string of eight straight wins by the Silver and Black over teams in the American Football Conference Western Division.
NEXT WEEK:The Raiders face the San Diego Chargers on the road in a nationally televised Thursday night game on November 10. The game will be televised on NFL Network.