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Monday Night Football: Fans Ready for Broncos-Raiders Showdown

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Monday, 23 Sep 2013 03:01 PM

By Morgan Chilson

The third week of Monday Night Football finds the Oakland Raiders taking on the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, and fans took to social media to let their loyalties be known in a game that’s a little up in the air.

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It's expected to be a closely fought game, with ESPN’s Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden expecting a tough game for the Broncos and the possibility of an upset:

Broncos fans were quick to malign Gruden’s loyalties and assessment:

Denver’s ABC 7 News took a look at tonight’s game and outlined a few things to watch for, including the fact that the Raiders went into the season looking like a bottom team, but last week’s win of 19-9 over Jacksonville gives them a little cache.

But the Colorado station pointed out that tonight’s game could put the Broncos in line “to become the seventh team since 1990 to score 40 or more points in three consecutive games.”

At least some of the Twitter commentators believe the game may be a washout:

And more than a few questioned how the Raiders even made it into Monday Night Football, including this Kansas City Chiefs fan:

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