AFC Articles

Khalil Mack
This Week 13 game between the Buffalo Bills and the Oakland Raiders could have playoff implications for both teams before all is said and done, which is significant considering the two teams have the longest active postseason droughts (17 years for...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Von Miller
When it comes to arguing over what the best division in the NFL in, there are only two that really have an argument heading into Week 12: the NFC East and the AFC West. Both have the No. 1 seed in the playoff picture at the moment and each has...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
LeGarrette Blount
When the NFL schedule was revealed, this was a primetime matchup: The Patriots, the long-standing kings of the AFC East, against the (apparently) rising Jets, who had just missed the playoffs last season despite winning 10 games.   Not even...
John Gworek
3 months ago
Andy Dalton
An AFC North clash looks a bit different than it did earlier in the year as Cincinnati travels to Baltimore, hoping to salvage their season from completely spiraling out of control. Both teams are coming off tough losses on the field but are...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
It’s a tradition that has become part of the American dichotomy over the course of the last six and a half decades — football on Thanksgiving. As soon as the table has been cleared of the turkey, dressing and sweet potato casserole,...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Derek Carr
¡Vamos a Mexico!   The NFL hits the road for the latest stop in the league’s international initiative and heads to Mexico City for a “Monday Night Football” game from Estadio Azteca. The environment figures to be a...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The last time Tennessee Titans beat Indianapolis, Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota wasn’t even enrolled at the University of Oregon yet, he was still a senior at Saint Luis School in Honolulu. For the past six seasons, the Titans have been...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Tyrod Taylor
The Bills and Bengals were just about nobody’s pick to make a Super Bowl run; but at the same time, few probably figured both would have losing records when they met in November.   But here we are. It’s not yet Thanksgiving, and...
John Gworek
4 months ago
Melvin Gordon
Just a month ago, things were quite different for both the Miami Dolphins and the San Diego Chargers. Miami began the season with a 1-4 record and many thought the Dolphins were one of the worst teams in the NFL. Since then, the Dolphins have won...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Terrelle Pryor
The Cleveland Browns are pretty much what most observers expected this season – the worst team in the NFL. When they traded down in the draft from No. 2 to No. 15, leaving the best quarterbacks for other teams, the message was clear. They...
John Gworek
4 months ago
Derek Carr
Two bitter division rivals are set to square off on “Sunday Night Football” with a lot more than an AFC West tiebreaker on the line as the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos head to Oakland looking to stop a red-hot Raiders...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Both the San Diego Chargers and the Tennessee Titans are hoping that the second half of the NFL schedule works out in their favor.   The Chargers’ first half was marred by heartbreak, posting a 3-5 record, as all five losses were by a...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The Steelers and Ravens have played some classics; they don’t like each other, and when they meet there is usually a lot at stake in the AFC North. Sunday’s game is no different, as the winner will have a least a share of the lead in...
John Gworek
4 months ago
Devontae Booker
The Denver Broncos (5-2) finally managed to put an end to a two-game losing streak with an impressive 27-9 victory over the Texans on Monday night. The much-needed victory also marked the return of head coach Gary Kubiak, who missed the previous...
Rob McVey
4 months ago
Tom Brady
The best team in the National Football League so far this season heads to one of the hottest on Sunday as an AFC East battle takes center stage between a pair of familiar rivals. New England has been on a tear ever since getting Tom Brady back at...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
DeMarco Murray and Marcus Mariota
The Tennessee Titans enter Week 8 at 3-4 following a tough 34-26 home loss to Indianapolis. It was the Titans’ 10th consecutive loss to their AFC South rivals and also snapped Tennessee’s first winning streak I tenth consecutive loss...
Rob McVey
5 months ago
At one time thought to be the heir apparent to Peyton Manning in Denver, Brock Osweiler returns to Sports Authority Field at Mile High Monday night as Houston’s starting quarterback. The Texans (4-2) currently lead the AFC South while the...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
One of the most anticipated games of the season looked like a potential AFC Championship Game preview right up until Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger limped off to the sidelines last week in Miami. The gun-slinging signal-caller is...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Andrew Luck
The focus on Sunday night heads to the AFC South as a pair of preseason favorites in the division meet with first place in the standings on the line.   Houston has been downright dismal on the road this year and is coming off a lackluster...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
For the second straight week, the Oakland Raiders will host an AFC West opponent, but this week it will be the Kansas City Chiefs that will come to the Oakland Coliseum.   Last Sunday, the Raiders edged out the San Diego Chargers 34-31...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Andy Dalton
When the NFL schedule was revealed in the offseason, this looked like a big game — two division champs who both won 12 games last season, no major changes on either side. It looked like a playoff preview.   Well, it’s still a...
John Gworek
5 months ago
Philip Rivers
San Diego enters tonight’s game with a 1-4 record after dropping a third straight in heartbreaking fashion. The Chargers continue to find new ways to lose, this time squandering yet another late fourth quarter lead on the road against the...
Rob McVey
5 months ago
Melvin Gordon
No matter where each team has been located, the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders have been bitter rivals since they both entered the NFL in 1960. On Sunday, they will continue their division rivalry, this time in Oakland.   Last...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Ryan Fitzpatrick
Two AFC teams, the Steelers and Jets, will meet up on Heinz Field in Pittsburgh this Sunday looking to improve their playoff chances, but the two teams find themselves in very different positions entering Week 5. Pittsburgh rebounded nicely from...
Andrew Dellapina
5 months ago
Tom Brady
Jimmy Garoppolo earned himself a future NFL starting job. Rookie Jacoby Brissett reminded us about heart and toughness. LeGarrette Blount became the 575th Patriot in the last decade-plus to rebuild his career after being left for dead by other...
Tom Bowles
5 months ago

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