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The Raiders, 49ers and Bob Costas discuss the latest trend in sound bite cliches sweeping across the NFL... "It is what it is."
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While you're here, check out tonight's Sports Sunday feature with Raiders Zach Miller, Louis Murphy, Nnamdi Asomugha and NBC Sports' Bob Costas... "It is what it is"... in the embedded video clip.
This is the 100th meeting between (1-1) Oakland and (2-0) Denver (98th regular season game; 2 postseason contests).
Oakland is shooting for back-to-back wins against Denver for the first time since 2002. The Raiders lead the all-time regular season series 55-40-2 (.577).
In past two games versus Denver, Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell has completed 27 of 37 passes (73.0 percent) for 332 yards with 3 touchdowns and no interceptions with a 127.3 passer rating.