This is the November 14, 2012 news archive. View today's AFC West rumors and news.
AFC West News and Rumors
Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is tied for the second-most interceptions in the league through the first ten weeks of the season. Weeden’s 12 interceptions are tied with San Diego’s Philip Rivers and Kansas City’s Matt Cassel for secondUpvote Share Tweet
Wednesday’s PFT Live featured a return visit from former Ravens coach Brian Billick. Now an analyst with FOX and NFL Network, Coach Billick gave his take on a variety of timely topics. From comeback player of the year to his placement of the Broncos aUpvote Share Tweet
Eric Berry Explains Everything You Wanted To Know About His Fear Of Horsesdeadspin.com Updated Nov 14, 2012After discussing the excessive celebration penalty that the Chiefs were flagged for on Monday Night Football-you know, for celebrating the touchdown that never officially happened-Kansas City safety Eric Berry took a moment to explain to reporters eveUpvote Share Tweetdenverpost.com Updated Nov 14, 2012The AFC West continues to be the league's home of the hot seats, with two of the warmest - as in warm enough to smelt copper - residing in Kansas City and San Diego.Upvote Share TweetWhen Raiders running back Darren McFadden suffered a sprained ankle on November 4 against the Buccaneers, the Raiders were tight lipped regarding the anticipated duration of his absence. Jay Glazer of FOX reports that the Raiders expected McFadden to m…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Against the Panthers, the Broncos' Von Miller turned in one of the most dominant defensive performances of the season.Upvote Share TweetThe Chargers know the math this week, they know a loss Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High effectively puts the AFC West race into the Broncos' hands.Upvote Share TweetThe Pro Bowl voting process has begun. Here is a look at the AFC West players who are in the top five at their position in the fan voting. If a position is not mentioned, there are no players from the division in the top five. Voting goes through Dec. 1…Upvote Share TweetWhen Ben Roethlisberger left Monday night's game against the Chiefs after being sacked in the third quarter, the early diagnosis was that he injured his throwing shoulder. But based on what Roethlisberger told reporters today, doctors have since discove…Upvote Share TweetIt’s not shocking that Oakland running back Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson are not practicing. They both suffered high-ankle sprains in Week 9 and they missed Week 10. High-ankle sprains are difficult to come back from and they often can take three toUpvote Share TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday against Cincinnati because Brady Quinn still has not been cleared to play following a concussion.Upvote Share TweetHopefully you followed along earlier Wednesday when, after a brief technological issue, I chatted via Twitter (@ESPN_NFCNblog) with AFC West colleague Bill Williamson (@ESPN_AFCWest) about the stunning comebacks this season of Minnesota Vikings tailback…Upvote Share TweetThe Kansas City Chiefs don't seem to understand the concept of the old sports adage, "Act like you've been there before." Then again, when you haven't held a lead in regulation through your first eight games, it's tough to know where "the…Upvote Share Tweet
Veteran Broncos spreading word about past problemsIn most respects, this is a brand new Broncos team. But some of the old hands are spreading the word to the new guys, in hopes of avoiding the kind of historic collapses they’ve endured. Since the end of the 2005 season, the Broncos are 22-32 (.407) inUpvote Share Tweet
Peyton is nailing down his next $40 millionBroncos quarterback Peyton Manning soon will be able to buy a lot more pizza franchises. Overlooked in the stunning performance of the four-time MVP is that he has all but guaranteed that the Broncos will opt to unlock the next two years of his contract…Upvote Share TweetFalling Chiefs’ discipline: Add a lack of discipline and a lack of in-game intelligence to a laundry list of Kansas City’s problems. The Chiefs were undisciplined and made silly mistakes in a loss at Pittsburgh. Getting a 15-yard celebration penalty aUpvote Share Tweet
Inside the Huddle: QBs, LBs and PuntersNov 14John Clayton analyzes some fascinating statistics regarding high-flying QB passing records, a linebacker named Von Miller, Flacco's road record, and two punters who are booming the ball deep.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: SD-DENNov 14Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Chargers-Broncos
Countdown Daily AccuScore: NO-OAKNov 14Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Saints-Raiders
Countdown Daily AccuScore: CIN-KCNov 14Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bengals-Chiefs
Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscopeNov 14With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.