How the Raiders Can Stick with the Broncos on Monday Night Football

September 21, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Coming into the season, the Denver Broncos were Super Bowl favorites and the Oakland Raiders were favorites to get the No. 1 overall pick next April. Not much has changed in two weeks except that the Raiders beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and are no longer the favorite to land Teddy Bridgewater (although Jadeveon Clowney is still possibility).
ESPN's Monday Night Football game appears to be a real David vs. Goliath matchup; the nigh unbeatable Peyton Manning and his posse of talented receivers against the flawed Terrelle Pryor and a ragtag group of veteran defensive castoffs. 
Bleacher Report's Expert Panel has the Broncos winning by an average of more than 21 points and Vegas has made the Raiders 16.5-point underdogs. No one is giving the Raiders a chance, but last I checked this was the NFL where the any given Sunday cliché is still true—especially against division rivals. 
If the Raiders do a handful of things w...

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