Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos – Gameday Information


Oakland Raiders tackle Khalif Barnes (69) and Denver Broncos defensive end Jason Hunter (52) fight during the first quarter at Sports Authority Field during last years game. The battle continues Sunday, September 30 when Oakland and Denver face each other for the first time this season. (Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE)

It is only week four in the NFL, and the Broncos find themselves in a must-win situation.  After roaring out of the gates in week one and winning a big game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Broncos have stumbled the last two weeks, and thanks to sluggish starts and a porous defense, they find themselves sitting at 1-2.  For any player wearing the orange and blue, they should not have a difficult time getting emotionally ready for this week’s contest, because it not only opens up divisional play, it brings the arch-rival Oakland Raiders to Denver.  No doubt, fans always put an asterisk on this game, regardless of what the Broncos’ record is or what has happened in the season thus far.  Given what has occurred the last two weeks with the Broncos, they obviously need to bounce back and perform well for all four quarters – I can’t think of a better team to rally against than the black-and-silver.  Fans of the Broncos, and the players as well, better be ready because you know the Raiders feel the same way about us as we do about them.

For those fans attending the game, continue reading for information you may find useful on gameday.

Good luck Broncos! Enjoy the game Bronco Country!

Giveaway: Denver Broncos Player Posters, courtesy of U.S.  Bank

Timeline of gameday events: (all times shown are MDT)

1:39 – Players leave the field
1:40 – Stampede/Broncos fight song
1:42 – Game Ball Delivery with Mayor Hancock delivering
1:43 – Supercuts Roll to the Goal
1:44 – Thunderstorm
1:46 – Bob Disher – Fan Flag Contest Winner
1:48 – Parade of Colors (7 Groups – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Police & Fire)
1:55 – Raiders Introductions
1:56 – Broncos Introductions
1:58 – National Anthem (Evan Dalrymple)
1:59 – Flyover, U.S.  Air Force F-16s from Buckley
2:03 – Coin Toss
2:05 – Kickoff

Halftime – 20th Anniversary of the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders and Bud Light Bottle Race

Complimentary Broncos GameDay Magazines (to first 45,000 fans) will be available for Sports Authority Field at Mile High patrons to pick-up at all stadium entrances upon entry.

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