Raiders vs. Broncos Game Notes

QB RICH GANNON set NFL record in last game at Denver, completing 21 consecutive passes in single game.<BR><BR>

TEAMS MEET for 14th time on Monday Night Football – most b/w any 2 teams. Series on MNF is tied 6-6-1...... RAIDERS: Have 36 MNF wins & need 1 to tie Miami for most all-time.......Head coach BILL CALLAHAN has never lost to Broncos (2-0) & club has won past 4 division games......QB RICH GANNON set NFL record in last game at Denver, completing 21 consecutive passes in single game. In past 4 vs. Broncos, Gannon has completed 112 of 147 passes (76.2 pct.) for 1,108 yards & 9 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 111.7 passer rating……In last meeting, RB CHARLE GARNER had career-best 91 receiving yards on 8 receptions......WR JERRY RICE is all-time MNF leader in TDs (35), scrimmage yards (3,680), receptions (227), receiving yards (3,593) & receiving TDs (33). WR TIM BROWN has 13 career receiving TDs vs. Broncos, his 2nd-most (Seattle, 14)......S ROD WOODSON had INT in each of 2 games vs. Broncos last year, including 98-yard INT-TD at Denver. Has 17-1 (.944) record on MNF – best individual record......BRONCOS: Aim for 13th win in past 17 vs. Oakland & 8th win in past 9 at home against Raiders. Club is 26-6-1 (.803) in home openers since 1970...... Head coach MIKE SHANAHAN is 12-4 (.750) vs. Oakland & 7-1 (.875) at home. Under Shanahan (since 1995), club is 50-7 (.877) when producing 100-yard rusher......In 3 career meetings vs. Oakland (w/Ariz.), QB JAKE PLUMMER has thrown 5 TDs......RB CLINTON PORTIS has rushed for 692 yards in 7 division games in career for 98.9 yards per game avg. Has rushed for 17 TDs in 18 career games. Portis aims for 3rd consecutive game vs. Raiders with TD.....In past 4 vs. Raiders, WR ROD SMITH has 36 catches for 278 yards & 3 TDs. WR ASHLEY LELIE's career-highs in receptions (8) & yards (106) have both come against Oakland......LB IAN GOLD aims for 4th consecutive game vs. Oakland with sack.


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