AFC West News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated 12 hours agoRaiders 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…Share Tweet
Chargers, Raiders meet with L.A. officialsprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoThe 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…Share TweetESPN.com Jun 30 (yesterday)NFL Nation TV wonders if Russell Wilson should be league's highest-paid QBShare Tweet
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?Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetYes, 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…Share Tweet
Jeremy Maclin: Alex Smith has “a guy he can trust”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…Share TweetRunning 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…Share Tweet
Broncos introduce variable pricing for 2015profootballtalk.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…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
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?Share Tweet
Oakland mayor met with Goodell about new stadiumprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweet
Melvin Gordon impresses in San DiegoIn 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…Share Tweet
David Carr explains why younger brother Derek is a better QBAs 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…Share TweetOne 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…Share Tweet
Bill Musgrave: “Understatment” to say Raiders have a long way to go on offenseThis 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…Share Tweet
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?Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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 …Share Tweet
Tuck thinks Raiders are headed in right directionJul 1Raiders DE Justin Tuck discusses expectations for the team this season and how rookie WR Amari Cooper has performed so far.
Justin Tuck talks DeSean JacksonJul 1Raiders DE Justin Tuck reacts to Redskins WR DeSean Jackson's comments that the Eagles engaged in a "smear campaign" against him after his release.
Can Kyle Emanuel help the Chargers on the pass rush?Jun 29ESPN Chargers reporter Eric D. Williams talks about fifth-round pick Kyle Emanuel and his potential in the pass rush.
C.J. Anderson enters training camp as No. 1 backJun 29ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold talks about C.J. Anderson's rise last season.
Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 PackersJul 1Favre’s game against the Lions, as well as past injuries, left him battered, bruised and in full recuperation mode on Monday morning. (Focus on Sports/Getty Images) This week The MMQB is running several past stories by Peter King from the pages of Sport…
Mel Kiper's top 2016 prospects by position - NFLJun 29With the 2015 college football season nearly here, Mel Kiper turns his attention to the 2016 draft, ranking the top 10 prospects at each position.
The MMQB 100: 61-70Jun 23Editor’s note: This is part of our summer series, The MMQB 100, counting down the most influential people for the 2015 season. It’s a strange task, picking the 100 most influential people in the NFL for 2015. Highly subjective, of course. You can make a…
Welcome to The MMQB 100Jun 19See The MMQB 100 so far…