AFC West News and Rumors
DENVER -- It is a spinning wheel of fortune, a fast, powerful, migraine-inducing combination of choices for opposing defensive coordinators. Because Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning can drop back and pick a number, any number, and dial up touch…Upvote Share Tweet
Peyton Manning not happy with Broncos' scoreboard operator after winyahoo.com 55 minutes agoDENVER – At the two-minute warning of the fourth quarter, the Denver Broncos were up 35-21, with the ball. That last part is key to this story. The Broncos, stealing the University of Wisconsin's bit, started playing the House of Pain song "Jump Ar…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 1 hour agoDENVER – The Denver Broncos were really good in 2013. They were 13-3, didn’t lose any regular-season game by more than a touchdown, outscored teams by 207 points and won the AFC. They ultimately weren’t Super Bowl champion good, partially because they r…Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Harris Jr. kicks off 'great weekend'ESPN.com 1 hour agoDENVER -- A few takeaways from the Denver Broncos' locker room after the 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers: Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. had a good start to what he said would be a "great weekend" when he nabbed his second interception …Upvote Share TweetSAN DIEGO -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the San Diego Chargers' 35-21 loss to the Denver Broncos: San Diego players indicated that the team played hard against the Broncos, but just did not execute during the critical moments of the gam…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 2 hours agoAs Denver tried to run out the clock in the final three minutes of Thursday night’s game vs. San Diego, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning barked signals near the line of scrimmage. Then, he shouted a word — a surname, it sure seemed — that caught the a…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 2 hours agoSan Diego Chargers safety Jahleel Addae appeared to come up woozy after a play in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Denver Broncos. Addae charged up to deliver a hit to Broncos running back Juwan Thompson and came away from the pla…Upvote Share Tweet
Chargers cut Denver’s lead to 28-14profootballtalk.com 4 hours agoAfter three straight Denver touchdowns turned a 7-7 game into a 28-7 deficit for San Diego on Thursday night, the visiting Chargers finally counter-punched. Antonio Gates‘ four-yard fourth-down TD pass from Philip Rivers cut the Broncos’ lead to 28-14 w…Upvote Share Tweet
Malcom Floyd heads to locker room after impressive catchprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoSan Diego Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd made a stellar reception leaping between two Denver Broncos defenders. Floyd landed hard after hauling the pass and headed into the locker room shortly after with what appeared to be a shoulder injury. Floyd caug…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 5 hours agoALAMEDA, Calif. -- Now that LaMarr Woodley is out for the long term and will likely go on the injured reserve with a torn biceps injury, the Oakland Raiders are looking to young players to fill his role. C.J. Wilson will plug into the starting role and …Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos dodge bullet, with help from officialsprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoAfter the Chargers knotted Thursday night’s game at seven, Broncos kick returner Andre Caldwell appeared to fumble the ensuing kickoff at the Denver 26. The ruling on the field was indeed a fumble, with a recovery by Chargers tight end Ladarius Green. A…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoIf Chargers receiver Keenan Allen ever becomes a free agent, he should sign with the Broncos. Because in his third career game in Denver, Allen has now scored his fifth touchdown. No. 5 in Denver also was Allen’s first of the season, coming at the tail …Upvote Share TweetJohn Elway is as popular as ever in Denver, but name dropping Elway did not help Broncos practice squad safety John Boyett when he was arrested on Monday. Elway, the Broncos general manager, didn't seem too impressed either, because he cut Boyett on Thu…Upvote Share Tweet
Rookie WR Cody Latimer active for Chargers gameESPN.com 8 hours agoDENVER -- For the first time since the season opener when Denver Broncos rookie wide receiver Cody Latimer played 10 plays on special teams, Latimer was slated to be in uniform for a game. Latimer was among the 46 active players for the Broncos for Thur…Upvote Share Tweet
Cards' Campbell practices, uncertain for Sun.ESPN.com 8 hours agoThe Arizona Cardinals' Calais Campbell was limited in Thursday's practice, his first since an illegal chop block injured his right MCL against the Denver Broncos in Week 5, but he didn't get any sympathy from his defensive coordinator.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoThe Chargers are thin at cornerback tonight against the Broncos, but not as thin as they feared. Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett is active and will play tonight despite a shoulder injury that led to fears in San Diego that he wouldn’t be able to go. T…Upvote Share Tweet
Branden Oliver Is San Diego's New, Improved Darren Sprolesdeadspin.com 10 hours agoThe Chargers looked stacked at running back before the season started. Ryan Mathews would lead, Danny Woodhead would find some carries and work as a frequent pass-catcher, and Donald Brown would do... something—So nice to have you, Donald! By Week 5, Ma…Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs need the help return game is capable of providingESPN.com 11 hours agoKANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs last year set an NFL record for kickoff return average and scored two touchdowns on kickoff returns. This year, they’re near the bottom of the league in return average and their longest return is a feeble 37 yar…Upvote Share Tweet
Buccaneers sign linebacker Orie Lemon away from Chiefsprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoThe Bucs filled an unexpected roster spot Thursday, finding another defensive player to take the spot created by Da’Quan Bowers‘ two-week PED suspension. The team announced they had signed linebacker Orie Lemon off the Chiefs practice squad. Lemon has b…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 15 hours agoALAMEDA, Calif. -- Brice Butler played 11 snaps Sunday and he has seven catches this season. Yet, he has gotten the attention of the head coach of the Cleveland Browns, who face Butler and the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. "Brice Butler jumps off the …Upvote Share Tweet
Week 8: San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates highlightsOct 24San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates caught five passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns in the team's 35-21 loss to the Denver Broncos.
NFL Live Prediction: Raiders-BrownsOct 23The NFL Live crew make their picks for Oakland at Cleveland.
Inside Edge: Chargers-BroncosOct 23ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for San Diego at Denver.
Inside Edge: Raiders-BrownsOct 23ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Oakland at Cleveland.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are curious about it. “I am as curious as y…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
ESPN NowOct 23"I've talked about Dak Prescott since the beginning of the year ... He's the guy and I think it's his to lose." Mel Kiper Jr. on his Heisman candidat...
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.