AFC West News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated 12 hours agoWith the likelihood of the Chargers obtaining taxpayer funding for a new stadium in San Diego taking a major hit via a recent ruling of the California Supreme Court, the team’s geographic future has become even more uncertain. With a 66.6 percent superm…Share TweetESPN.com 17 hours agoAFC West Q&A: How do the quarterbacks in the division rank?Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoBroncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips lost a couple of starters from last year’s defense in free agency when defensive lineman Malik Jackson and linebacker Danny Trevathan signed with other teams. Phillips called both of those players “key guys fo…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoThe Chargers push to secure a new stadium in San Diego may have a run into a sizeable problem due to the California Supreme Court. According to David Garrick of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the court blocked an earlier appellate court ruling that the in…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)The Seahawks signed rookie long snapper Nolan Frese Tuesday and released linebacker Khairi Fortt. Frese tried out for the Seahawks Monday and becomes the third long snapper the team has signed this offseason. Andrew East was signed and later released an…Share Tweet
Raiders survey sent to Las Vegas residentsprofootballtalk.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)As the Raiders and Las Vegas continue a money-fueled mating dance, the team that may move to Nevada has officially commenced the process of getting to know more about its potential new neighbors. Via Richard N. Velotta of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)With the Sports Authority circling the drain and/or already passing through it, the Broncos will need another naming-rights partner at Mile High Stadium. The biggest question remains how that will actually transpire. Alicia Wallace of the Denver Post re…Share TweetPat Summitt didn’t coach football. But according to Peyton Manning, the legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach who died this morning could have, and she helped make a mark on the Volunteers’ football program anyway. During an interview this mornin…Share Tweet
AFC West Q&A: Can the Chargers go from worst to first in the AFC West?ESPN.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)AFC West Q&A: Can the Chargers go from worst to first in the AFC West?Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)After 16 years as public address announcer of the Denver Broncos, Alan Roach is returning home to Minnesota to become the public address announcer of the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. In a post on his own website, Roach announced the move back to his Mi…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)Recent reports regarding the NFL’s intention to interview players implicated by the Al Jazeera PED documentary omitted reference to retired quarterback Peyton Manning. Some (me) thought this arose simply from the fact that Manning is no longer a member …Share Tweet
Marc Trestman “in a lot better position” in second year as Ravens offensive coordinatorprofootballtalk.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)The Ravens had a new offensive coordinator for the second straight year in 2015 with former Bears head coach Marc Trestman replacing Gary Kubiak after Kubiak moved on to the top job with the Broncos. Trestman integrated things that Kubiak (and Jim Caldw…Share Tweet
AFC West Q&A: Would you rather have Khalil Mack's future or Von Miller's present?ESPN.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)AFC West Q&A: Would you rather have Khalil Mack's future or Von Miller's present?Share Tweet
Julius Thomas could be poised to have a huge yearprofootballtalk.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)Three years ago, former Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning provided during a preseason DirecTV-sponsored media tour a tip for anyone who was paying attention: Pay attention to tight end Julius Thomas. As Thomas prepares for his second season with the Ja…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is entering the final season on his current contract, and it makes sense that the Broncos would want to keep Sanders with the team. In the meantime, Sanders is saying the right things as his representatives talk wi…Share Tweet
Elway on Von Miller photo crop: “You know, that’s too bad”profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)The contract impasse between the Broncos and linebacker Von Miller recently spread to social media, with Miller cropping Broncos G.M. John Elway out of a photo taken at the team’s visit to the White House. Elway has responded to the gesture, at the urgi…Share Tweet
Broncos, Miller haven’t spoken since early JuneAfter the Broncos visited the White House on Monday, June 6, someone (the Broncos) leaked to the media the terms of an offer that the team had made to linebacker Von Miller — and that had expired on Tuesday evening, June 7. Since that time, the two side…Share TweetIn his first year of retirement, Peyton Manning will have a lot of favorite teams. One will be the Texans. Manning said today at the Manning Passing Academy that he’ll be rooting for Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler, his old teammate in Denver, to have…Share TweetAs one of the premier organizations in the NFL, the Denver Broncos could be aloof, distant, and uncooperative with the media. They’re the exact opposite. The team’s P.R. staff, led by Patrick Smyth, has won this year’s Pete Rozelle Award. Bestowed by th…Share Tweet
Aldon Smith to be arraigned Friday on probation violationSuspended Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith is due in court Friday for two matters, one being an arraignment on a probation violation, CSNBayArea.com reported Thursday. The report did not state the origin or exact nature of the probation violation. The arr…Share Tweet
Las Vegas stadium would cost taxpayers $750 millionIf Las Vegas hopes to lure the Raiders from Oakland, it’s going to require the biggest public contribution ever made for the construction of a football stadium. Via multiple reports, a panel meeting on Thursday pegged the price for taxpayers at $750 mil…Share TweetIf the Broncos and linebacker Von Miller don’t strike a long-term deal by July 15, his best option could be to sit out the entire season and sign an offer sheet with another team next year, when: (1) the Broncos would be unable to use the exclusive fran…Share TweetIt may not be at quite the same level as the Lombardi Trophy, but Broncos General Manager John Elway has added another prize to his case in 2016. Elway has been named the winner of the Jack Horrigan Award by the Professional Football Writers of America.…Share Tweet
AFC West Q&A: Is Alex Smith good enough to lead the Chiefs to a championship?ESPN.com Jun 23AFC West Q&A: Is Alex Smith good enough to lead the Chiefs to a championship?Share Tweet
Raiders see DeAndre Washington as an every-down backAs a fifth-round draft pick, Raiders rookie running back DeAndre Washington isn’t guaranteed a roster spot. But a month before training camp, the Raiders think Washington can make a big impact on their offense. Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrav…Share Tweet
Bosa, Chargers still haven't reached a dealJun 29Ed Werder breaks down what is holding up Joey Bosa and the Chargers from agreeing on a contract.
Will Peyton cooperate with league over Al-Jazeera allegations?Jun 28Ed Werder believes Peyton Manning's relationship with the NFL is enough incentive for him to cooperate with the league it it's investigation about the Al-Jazeera report linking Manning and to PEDs.
Peyton Manning: Pat Summitt is an 'icon' and a 'legend'Jun 28Peyton Manning shares what Pat Summitt meant to him and the kind of relationship they had while Manning was the quarterback at Tennessee.
DeAndre Jordan inspired by Von MillerJun 27Clippers center DeAndre Jordan shares why he's inspired by Broncos linebacker and fellow Texas A&M athlete Von Miller.