Broncos fans & tailgaters get best of Raiders lovers even if team doesn't (PHOTOS)

The new-look Denver Broncos fell to the Oakland Raiders last night just like the old-look version has lately. But the team's fans still kick ass, as is clear from photog Brandon Marshall's gallery of shots from last night. Look below to check out the most memorable tailgaters, decked out in full orange-and-blue regalia. But be warned: There's an unhappy ending...
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