AFC Articles

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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 months ago
Antonio Brown
Oh what a difference a week makes. After one of the most lackluster “Sunday Night Football” matchups of the season comes one of the most intriguing between a pair of AFC playoff contenders sitting at 2-1 on the year. Both the Chiefs...
Bryan Fischer
8 months ago
LeGarrette Blount
After three weeks without Tom Brady, New England already holds a two-game lead in the AFC East. If they can beat Buffalo on Sunday and get some help elsewhere, the Patriots could stretch that lead to three over the rest of the division —...
John Gworek
9 months ago
Blake Bortles
Set your alarm clocks, folks. In an effort to expand NFL dominance to a global level, The Shield is giving its American fans a wake-up call. An 9:30 a.m. (ET) one to be exact.   This year’s NFL International Series Game, the 10th...
Jake Rose
9 months ago
Jeremy Hill
It hasn’t been a great start to the 2016 season for the Miami Dolphins. After losing their first two games on the road to the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, the Dolphins barely squeaked out a 30-24 victory over the Cleveland...
Antwan Staley
9 months ago
Andy Reid
The Kansas City Chiefs will play host to the New York Jets in a Week 3 matchup that could very well loom large in the AFC playoff picture down the road. The Chiefs are coming off of a heart-breaking 19-12 loss to the Texans. While the Jets were...
Rob McVey
9 months ago
Alex Smith
The Kansas City Chiefs found a home away from home in NRG Stadium during the 2015-16 season, knocking off the host Texans in Week 1, and again during in the AFC Wild Card Game, running Houston out of its own building, 30-0.   But this Texans...
Jake Rose
9 months ago
Antonio Brown
The AFC North is always one of the more competitive division races in the NFL and the three main contenders for the title in 2016 all got off to a very good 1-0 start in Week 1. Things will move into overdrive for the second week of the...
Bryan Fischer
9 months ago
Ryan Fitzpatrick
The NFL season is less than a week old, and already the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills have to be feeling a little like their backs are against the wall. Both lost in Week 1, then had to watch nemesis New England escape with a win Sunday night...
John Gworek
9 months ago
Last year, I went out on a limb and picked the Colts to win the AFC South. Andrew Luck got hurt and that became almost impossible. The Texans won the division and proceeded to make several changes to their offense. The Jaguars and Titans will be...
Matt Josephs
10 months ago

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