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Published on 09/12/2011 at Mon Sep 12 15:30.
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Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Kickoff: 8:15 p.m. MT
BT GameBlog: 7:45 p.m. MT
Television: National, ESPN
Announcers: Brad Nessler, Trent Dilfer

Orange Out — The Broncos encourage all fans in attendance to wear orange and show up early. The fans will participate in the singing of the National Anthem, and the Broncos want the crowd to be loud from those hard-to-reach high notes till the final whistle blows. Brandon Lloyd is even calling season-ticket holders with the heads up.

Game Breakdowns — Pro Football Focus notes that the tallest task will be on the Broncos’ linebackers. The Contra Costa Times talks about the Raiders‘ speed. The AP gives a general preview full of quotes and notes from last year. And we give our scouting report on the Raiders, noting that Kyle Orton is going to have to stand firm under pressure.

Inactives — DEN – DT Thomas, WR Thomas, DT Warren, LB Williams, OL Hills, OL Ramirez, DE Harvey
OAK – Murphy, Mitchell, Davis II, Campbell, Hagan, Ausberry, Boss

Live Blog — We’re striving to improve our gameday coverage and welcome you to check out what we hope is our best live blog yet tonight! More polls, media, and reader interaction.

And if you need a reason to get pumped for the game, Samuel L. Jackson is here to help you out.