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Raiders-Broncos line moves with Antonio Brown expected to play

In. Out. Up. Down.

The line on the Raiders-Broncos season opener shifted Thursday and Friday based on the reported status of Oakland receiver Antonio Brown.

The line moved from pick’em to Denver as a 2-point or 2½-point favorite Thursday after news broke that Brown would be suspended for Monday’s game. But the number dropped to 1 at most Las Vegas sportsbooks Friday after Raiders coach Jon Gruden said the plan is for Brown to play against the Broncos.

The line moved only to 2 at Wynn Las Vegas and to 1½ at the Westgate, MGM Resorts and Boyd Gaming.

“I really don’t think he’s worth anything to a point spread,” Westgate sportsbook director John Murray said. “Just moving with perception.”

Contact reporter Todd Dewey at tdewey@reviewjournal.com. Follow @tdewey33 on Twitter.

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