Anthony Milford set to face his old team for the first time as the Raiders host the Broncos in what shapes as a high scoring contest.
Reynolds hoodoo broken, Coote and Tolman rise, and an NRL Fantasy favourite returns to his best. These are the key numbers and statistics that defined Round 11.
He's now a Queensland veteran but 13 years ago it was a pre-game under-17s Origin clash that caught Wayne Bennett's eye and kick-started Sam Thaiday's career.
It's the common catch phrase associated with the Brisbane Broncos once State of Origin season rolls around, but the 'Baby Broncos' tag is becoming deceptive.
From Wayne Bennett's successful return to Newcastle to the rise of the Broncos' lethal left edge, here are the key points from Brisbane's win over the Knights.
The Brisbane Broncos have embarrassed the Knights 31-18 in Newcastle thanks to an incredible second-half blitz, despite missing six players to Origin duty.
He was a member of one of the earliest incarnations of the 'Baby Broncos' in 2003 but now David Stagg has been asked to guide the latest generation of Broncos.
A visit from Greg Inglis as Darius Boyd sought treatment for adjustment depression helped to forge an even stronger bond between the pair off the field.
Will the 'baby Broncos' step up, or will the Knights make the most of their opportunity against a Brisbane side missing its Origin stars?
The potential shift in the traditional heartland of the game, the Rabbitohs and Bulldogs' 'sliding doors' moment, and a different kind of Origin debate.