9:00 PM ET, November 11, 2002
DENVER (AP) -- It took a record-setting performance from their old folks to get the Oakland Raiders out of deep trouble.
Jerry Rice celebrates as the Raiders break a nine-year hex at Denver's Mile High Stadium.
Denver punter Micah Knorr, signed two weeks ago to handle kickoffs, sent the opening kickoff out of bounds for a penalty. ... Woodson's interception return was the second-longest in Raiders' history. Eddie Anderson had a 102-yard return on Dec. 12, 1992 against Miami. ... LB Bill Romanowski, who left Denver for the Raiders in the offseason, was booed after making his first tackle in the first quarter. He finished with four tackles. ... Trace Armstrong's sack of Brian Griese late in the second quarter was his first with Oakland and the 100th of his career. ... Oakland's win was just its third in 15 games against Shanahan, its former coach. ... Griese didn't throw a TD pass for the first time in 24 games, ending the league's longest active streak.