It was a tight race, but the Oakland Raiders’ 59-point performance against Denver on Sunday was the winner of our “you pick it” AFC west storyline contest this week.
Oakland set a franchise records for points in the 59-14 win over Denver. The other candidates were Oakland running back Darren McFadden rushing for 165 yards and scoring four touchdowns in the game after missing the past two games with a hamstring injury and Kris Brown missing a 50-yard field goal in the final seconds in a 3-point loss to New England. Brown replaced Nate Kaeding, who is missing some time with a groin injury.
The story of Oakland’s domination barely beat the McFadden story. I think the McFadden story was a sidebar to the bigger picture. Anytime you beat
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