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Los Angeles Raiders at Denver Broncos, 1986

The Broncos' road to Super Bowl XXI began Sept. 7 against their natural rivals, the Raiders. Denver well remembered how their two overtime defeats to the Silver and Black in 1985 cost John Elway & Co. not only the division title, but postseason play of any kind. Now Elway and the Raiders' shaky Marc Wilson hit the airwaves with force. John Elway, of course, had the largest force, leading a drive (not The Drive, mind you) that gave Denver a 38-36 comeback win.

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