AFC West Articles

Patrick Mahomes
If someone had told us during training camp that, when the Chiefs and Broncos met in Week 17, the quarterback matchup would be Patrick Mahomes vs. Paxton Lynch (right), we might have pictured this: The Chiefs playing out the string and...
John Gworek
2 weeks ago
Melvin Gordon
It was supposed to be a promising season for the Oakland Raiders, who will not be going to the playoffs in 2017. Instead it's the Los Angeles Chargers with something to play for in this one. They'll get into the postseason with a win and...
Matt Josephs
2 weeks ago
Philip Rivers
It’s hard to believe that at one point, the Los Angeles Chargers were 0-4 while the Kansas City Chiefs were 4-0. One team appeared headed towards a top pick in the 2018 NFL Draft; the other was barrel rolling through the competition, toppling...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
Jack Del Rio
After struggling on offense for weeks, the Denver Broncos finally turn to quarterback Paxton Lynch. The 2016 first-round pick has thrown just 83 passes in his career for 497 yards, two touchdowns and an interception.   Lynch and the Broncos...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
Both the Oakland Raiders and the Miami Dolphins will be looking to get back on track when they meet down in South Florida for “Sunday Night Football.”   The Raiders (3-5) lost to the Bills 34-14 on the road last Sunday. Oakland...
Antwan Staley
2 months ago
Monday Night Football: Alex Smith
The Week 8 finale tonight features two division rivals on different, yet for the moment, similar paths. The Broncos (3-3) started out the 2017 campaign with hard-fought, AFC West wins over the Raiders and Chargers that paired nicely with a 25-point...
Jake Rose
2 months ago
C.J. Anderson
Good football teams aren’t supposed to lose after a bye week. Good teams aren’t supposed to lose to the worst team in the league. And good teams darn sure aren’t supposed to lose after a bye week to the worst team in the league...
Jake Rose
2 months ago
Khalil Mack
Coming into the season, Oakland was a popular to challenge New England for the AFC crown. Just six weeks into their 2017 schedule, the Raiders are now facing a must-win Thursday night game against the rival Chiefs. Lose this one, and Oakland will...
John Gworek
2 months ago
Derek Carr
The Oakland Raiders will play their second consecutive home game on Sunday as they host the Los Angeles Chargers in a key AFC West matchup. The Raiders will look to snap a three-game losing streak to their divisional rivals.   The Chargers...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Von Miller
Both the Oakland Raiders and the Denver Broncos lost their Week 3 games. The Raiders (2-1) lost on Sunday night to the Redskins while the Broncos (2-1) had a surprising loss to the Bills in Buffalo. Prior to last week, Oakland had beaten a good...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
One week can make a big difference early in an NFL season. Seven days ago, the Steelers and Ravens looked like the class of the AFC North, as usual. Both were 2–0 and hadn’t even trailed in a game up until that point. It was a...
John Gworek
3 months ago
Derek Carr
For the first time since 2002, the Oakland Raiders have begun the season 2-0. Last week, the Raiders destroyed the New York Jets 45-20 in their home opener. This week, the Raiders will be on the road in front of a national television audience as...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Philip Rivers
Much has changed since last season for the Chargers: They have new home in Los Angeles, a new coaching staff led by first-time head coach Anthony Lynn, and they have not (yet) been ravaged by injuries as they were in 2016.   But not...
John Gworek
3 months ago
Von Miller
In the second of two Monday night games to open the 2017 season, the Los Angeles Chargers pay a visit to Sports Authority Field at Mile High for an AFC West matchup against the Denver Broncos.   Don’t let the Chargers' 5-11 record...
Rob McVey
4 months ago
Demaryius Thomas
Von Miller remains the face of the Denver Broncos. Like most of the team’s best players, he is a wrecking ball on defense. The Broncos make quarterbacks’ lives miserable, either through Miller’s pass rush or the clingy coverage...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Philip Rivers
After years of posturing and threats, the Chargers finally pulled the plug on San Diego after 56 seasons and moved to the Los Angeles area because voters said no to a large subsidy to replace aging Qualcomm Stadium. They leave behind what had...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Derek Carr
The AFC West saw some roles reversed in 2016. Super Bowl 50 champion Denver missed the playoffs, falling a game short of a wild card berth. But Kansas City and Oakland both made the playoffs with 12-4 records, with the Chiefs taking the...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Khalil Mack
The Raiders finished above .500 and returned to the playoffs last year for the first time since 2002, but their season ended on a sour note — and their offseason set the stage for a second messy divorce with Oakland and a planned move to...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Alex Smith
In Andy Reid the Chiefs trust. Kansas City has reached the playoffs in three of four seasons since hiring Reid as head coach — a remarkable turnaround after four postseason appearances in the 17 previous seasons. General manager John Dorsey...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Despite the NFL’s undisputed status as the most dominant professional sports league, it needs some improvement. A few lingering issues still require some resolution. In particular, scheduling, both during the regular season and postseason...
John La Fleur
6 months ago
Denver Broncos Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Denver Broncos fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Denver Broncos...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Kansas City Chiefs fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Kansas City...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Los Angeles Chargers Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Los Angeles (San Diego) Chargers fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Oakland Raiders Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Oakland Raiders fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Oakland Raiders...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Matt McGloin
Last week’s 33-25 win against Indianapolis was bittersweet for Oakland. Yes, the team won its 12th game of the season to remain on top of the AFC West, but it came at a high cost.   Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr broke his...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago

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