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AFC West News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden will be a busy man in the days ahead. The Eagles have announced that they will meet with Gruden on Monday as they continue to seek a replacement for the fired Andy Reid. Gruden has been mentioned before as a cand…Share Tweet
Evening AFC West notesCatching up on the happenings of the AFC West after a long travel day: The Chargers interviewed Lovie Smith on Friday and Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley on Thursday. Former Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt is expected to interview Saturday. Colts…Share TweetWhile in transit to Denver on Friday, the Kansas City Chiefs made several expected coaching hires official. Andy Reid’s new staff is near complete. There was no surprise in the announcement. Former Eagles’ quarterbacks coach Doug Pederson is the offenShare TweetAndy Reid hired Doug Pederson and Bob Sutton as assistant coaches with Kansas City Chiefs.Share TweetRob Chudzinski called new job as Browns head coach as 'dream come true.'Share TweetAs Peyton Manning prepares to quarterback the Broncos in the playoffs a year after he sat out his final season with the Colts following multiple neck surgeries, the coach who guided him through his comeback is calling it a tribute to Manning’s hard workShare Tweet
Elvis Dumervil's Weight On The Planetsdeadspin.com Jan 11, 2013Elvis Dumervil, Pro Bowl defensive end, has great short-burst speed despite weighing 260 pounds, which is five pounds heavier than the more famous Elvis at the time of his death. In case you were wondering (and in case you were a Spy reader back in the …Share Tweet
Giants, Jets, Broncos: Answers to Readers' Questionsnytimes.com Jan 11, 2013Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Share TweetAs the Denver Broncos prepare for the first playoff game of the Peyton Manning era, only one player is out due to injury. Cornerback Tracy Porter has been scratched due to the lingering effects of a concussion he suffered against the Browns on December …Share Tweet
Lawyer to represent interests of Belcher's babyA Missouri court will appoint a lawyer to protect the interests of the 4-month-old daughter of the late Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher as her grandparents argue over custody.Share Tweet
Denver-bound: I am headed to Denver to cover Saturday’s AFC d…I am headed to Denver to cover Saturday’s AFC divisional playoff game between the Broncos and the Ravens. It is a rematch of Denver’s 34-17 win at Baltimore on Dec. 16. It was Denver’s first win over the Ravens in Baltimore. Denver quarterback PeytoShare TweetSeahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley is the latest candidate to interview for the Chargers’ head-coaching vacancy. Bradley interviewed on Thursday night, NFL Network’s Albert Breer reports. As an assistant on a team that won a wild-card playoffShare Tweet
Save The Dates: With the divisional round of the playoffs at hand…CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013With the divisional round of the playoffs at hand, the potential Super Bowl matchups are within sight. Don Banks evalauates all the possible pairings and ranks them all.Share TweetFive nuggets of knowledge about the Baltimore Ravens-Denver Broncos AFC divisional-round game, which will be played at 4:30 p.m. ET Saturday at Denver's Sports Authority Field: Justify his glove: A quarterback wearing a glove is a fairly common occurren…Share TweetThe San Diego Chargers coaching search is kicking into high gear. New general manager Tom Telesco is interviewing former Chicago coach Lovie Smith on Friday, according to U-T San Diego. Smith has long been expected to be a favorite for the job, along wi…Share TweetThe Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its 17 finalists for enshrinement. The enshrinement vote will be held February 2. Let’s take a look at the four candidates among the 17 who spent significant portions of their careers in the AFC West. Here they arShare TweetCNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013Three years ago, Ryan Longwell was robbed of the chance to kick the Vikings to the Super Bowl. Now with the Seahawks. Peter King examines if Longwell can rewrite history?Share TweetThis feels like Double Coverage dÃ©jÃ vu. It was only four weeks ago when we were talking about these same two teams. If you don't remember, or you're a Ravens fan trying to forget, the Broncos rolled to a 34-17 win in Baltimore. Since that time, the R…Share Tweet
2012: Best of Jamaal CharlesJan 11Watch the best plays of the season from Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles who finished the year with 1,509 rushing yards and six total touchdowns.
2012: Best of Jamaal CharlesJan 11Watch the best plays of the season from Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, who finished the year with 1,509 rushing yards and six total touchdowns.
'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver BroncosJan 11Who has the edge between the Denver Broncos defense and the Baltimore Ravens offense? Take a look at why our experts are a little worried about the Ravens' defensive line in this matchup.
'Playbook': Can Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis stop Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning?Jan 11Will Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis be effective in pass coverage against Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning? Our analysts discuss the matchup between future hall of famers.
Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchupsJan 11The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite historyJan 11RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…
The Sports Guy make his divisional playoffs picksJan 11Aaron Rodgers's quest for revenge highlights the Sports Guy's inbox while he makes his divisional weekend picks.