This is the January 21, 2013 news archive. View today's AFC West rumors and news.
AFC West News and Rumors
A decade ago, the Raiders’ fate in Super Bowl XXXVII presumably was sealed by the weekend disappearance of center Barret Robbins. Hall of Fame finalist Tim Brown believes that the blame for the 48-21 loss to the Buccaneers should go to Oakland’s hea
Share TweetThe list of changes to the San Diego Chargers coaching staff continues. According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers will not retain strength and conditioning coach Jeff Hurd and assistant strength coach Vernon Stephens. Hea…Source: profootballtalk.com
Evening AFC West notesUpdated Jan 21 Share TweetFormer Miami Dolphins head coach and former New York Jets’ offensive coordinator Tony Sparano is a potential offensive line coaching candidate in Oakland. He interviewed for the same job in Kansas City, but new Chiefs’ coach Andy Reid hired Andy HeckShare TweetAfter last night’s AFC title game, Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs told the Patriots to have fun at the Pro Bowl. Two them won’t. Guard Logan Mankins and receiver Wes Welker won’t be going to the Pro Bowl, because they are injured. They’ll be reShare TweetSunday was an important day in Kansas City Chiefs' history even though it’s been three weeks since the team last played. Atlanta’s loss to San Francisco in the NFC Championship Game likely meant the end of tight end Tony Gonzalez's career because he h
Could Chargers target Larry Fitzgerald?Updated Jan 21 Share TweetI’ve been asked often in the past few days whether the San Diego Chargers could target Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald in a trade. I get the reasoning. Fitzgerald is tied to new San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt. He was Fitzgerald’s lonShare TweetThe battle of brothers in Super Bowl XLVII is a great story, but don't overlook the ascent of Joe Flacco. It's his time, Peter King writes as he wraps the conference title games.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetATLANTA -- The Niners are back. Hard to believe it's been 18 years since Steve Young threw six touchdown passes to shred the Chargers, then mimed having a monkey on his back while begging Harris Barton to rip it off, only to throw up a Gatorade/cookie m…Source: CNNSI.com
Clayton's mailbag: Diversity efforts need refiningJan 21The Rooney Rule is nice in theory, but the NFL's diversity efforts must evolve. Plus, reader questions.
Peter King: Two compelling championship games produced HarBowlJan 21ATLANTA -- The Niners are back. Hard to believe it's been 18 years since Steve Young threw six touchdown passes to shred the Chargers, then mimed having a monkey on his back while begging Harris Barton to rip it off, only to throw up a Gatorade/cookie m…