AFC West News and Rumors

  • Derek Carr says Amari Cooper looks so good, it’s ridiculous

    Derek Carr says Amari Cooper looks so good, it’s ridiculous

    profootballtalk.com Updated 12 hours ago
    Raiders quarterback Derek Carr says rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper is even better than advertised. Carr said on 95.7 The Game that Cooper, whom the Raiders drafted out of Alabama with the fourth overall pick, has looked even better than expected thro…
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  • Chargers, Raiders meet with L.A. officials

    Chargers, Raiders meet with L.A. officials

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The Chargers aren’t talking to San Diego, and the Raiders don’t currently have much to say to Oakland. But both teams are talking a blue streak to Los Angeles. Via Sam Farmer of the L.A. Times, Chargers owner Dean Spanos and Raiders owner Mark Davis spe…
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  • NFL Nation TV wonders if Russell Wilson should be league's high…

    NFL Nation TV wonders if Russell Wilson should be league's highest-paid QB

    ESPN.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    NFL Nation TV wonders if Russell Wilson should be league's highest-paid QB
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  • AFC West Q&A: Who's the Denver Broncos' biggest threat?

    AFC West Q&A: Who's the Denver Broncos' biggest threat?

    ESPN.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    AFC West Q&A: Who's the Denver Broncos' biggest threat?
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  • Eagles announce signing of John Moffitt

    Eagles announce signing of John Moffitt

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    The Eagles have officially added John Moffitt to their offensive line. Moffitt, a guard who abruptly retired from the Broncos during the 2013 season, will now compete for a roster spot in Philadelphia, the team announced today. The 28-year-old Moffitt h…
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  • The Joe Delaney “30 for 30″ premieres in August as a digital sh…

    The Joe Delaney “30 for 30″ premieres in August as a digital short

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    Yes, ESPN is producing a “30 for 30″ documentary on Chiefs running back Joe Delaney, who died 32 years ago today while trying to save three drowning boys. No, it won’t be a full-blown “30 for 30″ documentary. It won’t even be televised. An ESPN spokesma…
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  • Jeremy Maclin: Alex Smith has “a guy he can trust”

    Jeremy Maclin: Alex Smith has “a guy he can trust”

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin had some familiarity with the Chiefs’ offensive scheme when he arrived in Kansas City this offseason because of his past working relationship with coach Andy Reid and offensive coordinator Doug Pederson, but he’d never played…
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  • Darren McFadden feels like a rookie again

    Darren McFadden feels like a rookie again

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    Running back Darren McFadden is coming off three years of dismal returns with the Raiders that have led some to suggest that there’s not much left in the tank of the former first-round pick. The Cowboys placed a bet the other way when they signed McFadd…
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  • Broncos introduce variable pricing for 2015

    Broncos introduce variable pricing for 2015

    profootballtalk.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    The Broncos enjoy a loyal fan base, with 349 consecutive sellouts dating back to 1970. To ensure that the sellouts will continue, the Broncos have introduced a new strategy for moving single-game tickets that go on sale July 8. According to Nicki Jhabva…
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  • Floyd Kephart’s proposal ripped as a very bad deal for Raiders

    Floyd Kephart’s proposal ripped as a very bad deal for Raiders

    profootballtalk.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    Officially, the proposal made by Floyd Kephart for bridging the gap between the private contributions toward the cost of a new Raiders stadium and the total price tag for the building has not been released. Unofficially, the media has obtained a copy of…
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  • AFC West Q&A: Can Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers rebound?

    AFC West Q&A: Can Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers rebound?

    ESPN.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)
    AFC West Q&A: Can Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers rebound?
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  • Oakland mayor met with Goodell about new stadium

    Oakland mayor met with Goodell about new stadium

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26 (6 days ago)
    San Diego officials recently met with NFL officials in an effort to keep the Chargers in town. A prominent Oakland official has done the same thing, regarding the Raiders. Via Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com, NFL executive V.P. Eric Grubman said that Oakla…
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  • Hall of Famer Warren Sapp reportedly charged with domestic viol…

    Hall of Famer Warren Sapp reportedly charged with domestic violence

    yahoo.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    Warren Sapp is not having a good year. Sapp, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders defensive tackle who is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, was reportedly arrested for the second time this year, and this time he was charged with three cou…
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  • Melvin Gordon impresses in San Diego

    Melvin Gordon impresses in San Diego

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    In his first two months in San Diego, Chargers rookie running back Melvin Gordon has shown he’s ready to handle anything thrown at him. Chargers running back coach Ollie Wilson says Gordon has picked up the offense quickly and is improving in his unders…
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  • David Carr explains why younger brother Derek is a better QB

    David Carr explains why younger brother Derek is a better QB

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    As the first overall pick in the 2002 NFL draft, David Carr was a disappointment. As the second-round pick of the Raiders in the 2014 NFL draft, Derek Carr showed a lot of promise. David says his younger brother is going to be a better quarterback becau…
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  • Peyton Manning provides kind gesture to family of boy killed by…

    Peyton Manning provides kind gesture to family of boy killed by drunk driver

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    One can only imagine how much mail Peyton Manning gets, asking for this or that. Those who know him say it's common for him to respond personally, whether it be to a random wedding invitation or something more serious. In March, Logan Brown was killed b…
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  • Bill Musgrave: “Understatment” to say Raiders have a long way t…

    Bill Musgrave: “Understatment” to say Raiders have a long way to go on offense

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    This is the time of the year when most NFL teams are drinking their own Kool-Aid. Practices over the offseason against air or teammates unable to hit back tend to make players look good, which leads to a lot of talk about progress being made in leaps an…
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  • AFC West Q&A: Who is the most underrated player in the divi…

    AFC West Q&A: Who is the most underrated player in the division?

    ESPN.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    AFC West Q&A: Who is the most underrated player in the division?
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  • Cody Latimer looks to break out in his second season

    Cody Latimer looks to break out in his second season

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (7 days ago)
    Broncos receiver Cody Latimer knows that, as a rookie, he struggled to keep up. With so many rookie receivers making a big impact right away, the failure of the second-round pick to contribute more than 37 snaps (not catches, snaps) becomes glaring. He …
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  • Video - Tuck thinks Raiders are headed in right direction 02:24

    Tuck thinks Raiders are headed in right direction

    Jul 1
    Raiders DE Justin Tuck discusses expectations for the team this season and how rookie WR Amari Cooper has performed so far.
  • Video - Justin Tuck talks DeSean Jackson 01:04

    Justin Tuck talks DeSean Jackson

    Jul 1
    Raiders DE Justin Tuck reacts to Redskins WR DeSean Jackson's comments that the Eagles engaged in a "smear campaign" against him after his release.
  • Video - Can Kyle Emanuel help the Chargers on the pass rush? 01:07

    Can Kyle Emanuel help the Chargers on the pass rush?

    Jun 29
    ESPN Chargers reporter Eric D. Williams talks about fifth-round pick Kyle Emanuel and his potential in the pass rush.
  • Video - C.J. Anderson enters training camp as No. 1 back 01:20

    C.J. Anderson enters training camp as No. 1 back

    Jun 29
    ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold talks about C.J. Anderson's rise last season.

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    Jun 29
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