WASHINGTON (2-4) at DENVER (6-1)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE - Broncos by 13
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Washington 2-4, Denver 4-3
SERIES RECORD - Tied 6-6
LAST MEETING - Redskins beat Broncos 27-17, Nov. 15, 2009
LAST WEEK - Redskins beat Bears 45-41; Broncos lost to Colts 39-33
AP PRO32 RANKING - Redskins No. 23, Broncos No. 3
REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (4), PASS (7)
REDKSINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (29), PASS (22)
BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (16), PASS (1)
BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (1), PASS (32)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Mike Shanahan's first game against Broncos since firing in `09, spent 21 years in Denver, 14 as head coach, and won two Super Bowls. ... Since Week 12 of 2012, RB Alfred Morris averaging 101.3 yards rushing, second best in NFL. ... RB Roy Helu Jr. had career-high three TD runs last week. ... Rookie TE Jordan Reed had nine catches for 134 yards and TD vs. Bears. ... LB Brian Orakpo had 29-yard pick-6 last week, first career INT. ... LB London Fletcher has played in 246 consecutive games, went undrafted in `98, when Broncos QB Peyton Manning was No. 1 overall pick. ... Broncos have scored 298 points, most in history through first seven games. ... K Matt Prater leading scorer in NFL with 70 points (37/37 PATs, 11/11 FGs). ... Manning missed Wednesday's practice with sore ankle, first miss since joining Broncos 19 months ago. ... Manning's 25 TDs so far are second most through seven games (Tom Brady, 27 in `07). ... Manning is 3-1 vs. Redskins with 10 TDs and three INTs. ... Manning is 11-1 at home with 38 TDs, four INTs and 120 QB rating. ... RB Knowshon Moreno has career-best eight TD runs. ... Since beginning of 2012 schedule, WR Demaryius Thomas has 2,044 yards receiving, second most in AFC. ... WR Eric Decker had career-best 150 yards receiving last week. ... LB Danny Trevathan leads team with 48 tackles and three INTs. ... CB Champ Bailey unlikely to play vs. old team after aggravating sprained left foot last week. ... WR Wes Welker and TE Julius Thomas tied for NFL lead with eight TD catches. ... Welker's TD total one shy of career high set in `11 in New England.
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