Tonight's game

November 22, 1999

Oakland (5-4) at Denver (3-7)

Time: 9, chs. 2, 7

Line: Broncos by 1 1/2.

Vs. spread: Raiders 5-4; Broncos 5-3.

Last week: Raiders beat Chargers, 28-9. Broncos lost to Seahawks, 20-17.

Series: Raiders lead 49-27-2.

Last meeting: Broncos won, 16-13, on Oct. 10, at Oakland.

Outlook: The Broncos are a shell of the team that won back-to-back Super Bowls, but the Raiders know better than to take them lightly. Last month, the Broncos went to Oakland with an 0-4 record and won. QB Brian Griese beat the Raiders last month. This time, Chris Miller gets the start.

Notable: Broncos coach Mike Shanahan is 4-0 against the Raiders at Mile High Stadium and 3-0 against them on "Monday Night Football."


RAIDERS: Questionable: G Gennaro DiNapoli (ribs); Marquis Walker (hamstring). Probable: T Lincoln Kennedy (groin); WR Terry Mickens (wrist); C Barret Robbins (ankle); DT Darrell Russell (wrist).

BRONCOS: Out: S Eric Brown (knee); TE Shannon Sharpe (clavicle). Doubtful: T Tony Jones (elbow); DT Mike Lodish (calf). Questionable: QB Bubby Brister (ribs); QB Brian Griese (shoulder); RB Derek Loville (hamstring). Probable: CB Ray Crockett (ankle); RB Olandis Gary (toe); DE Harald Hasselbach (eye); S Darrius Johnson (shoulder); C K. C. Jones (knee); T Matt Lepsis (knee); WR Ed McCaffrey (knee); C Tom Nalen (knee); LB Bill Romanowski (ankle); G Mark Schlereth (ankle); DE Neil Smith (ankle); WR Rod Smith (ankle); T Trey Teague (knee); CB Chris Watson (thigh).

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