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The Chargers hopes of winning the AFC West are clearly on life support following Sunday’s setback to the Broncos, a 30-23 loss in Denver. Peyton Manning threw for 270 yards and three touchdowns in the 7-point win. Manning finished with 25-of-42 efficienUpvote Share Tweet
Broncos have stranglehold on divisionDENVER -- Can we see a wild comeback in the AFC West? Well, yes -- a wild comeback earlier this season is what led to such a drastic separation in the division standings heading into the final six weeks of the season. That one great comeback will likely…Upvote Share Tweetdenverpost.com Nov 18, 2012Afterward, in the locker room, there was no spraying of champagne, donning of championship T-shirts and caps, or breaking out of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Sno Balls.Upvote Share TweetSeriously, that's what the obituary in the Kansas City Star says. "Loren G. 'Sam' Lickteig died on November 14 as a result of (OK, fine-complications due to multiple sclerosis-but also) "heartbreaking disappointment caused by the Kansas City footballUpvote Share TweetPeyton Manning threw for three touchdowns and Von Miller had three sacks, as the Denver Broncos defeated the San Diego Chargers 30-23 on Sunday to take a three-game lead in the AFC West.Upvote Share TweetThe Raiders were blown out at home against the Saints on Sunday, their third straight blowout loss, dropping their record to 3-7 on the season. Raiders owner Mark Davis is not satisfied with that. According to Paul Gutierrez of CSNCalifornia.com, Davis …Upvote Share TweetBroncos running back Willis McGahee left Sunday’s game against the Chargers with a knee injury and did not return. McGahee was off to a good start, with seven carries for 55 yards, but he went down hard when he was tackled on that seventh carry and stayUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 18, 2012If you quit paying attention to the Saints after September, nobody would blame you. New Orleans was 0-4, with a home loss to the Chiefs (!!!). The Saints didn't have their head coach and didn't seem to have much of a chance. But since the Saints fell of…Upvote Share Tweet
Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Nov 18, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …Upvote Share Tweet
Late touchdown pass gives Saints 21-7 lead at halfThe Raiders kept the Saints offense in check for much of the first half, but they couldn’t get off the field in time to stop them from taking a two touchdown lead. Drew Brees hit Lance Moore with a 38-yard touchdown pass with 50 seconds to play in the sUpvote Share TweetAndy Dalton threw for 230 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, A.J. Green caught a touchdown pass in his ninth straight game and the Cincinnati Bengals beat the woeful Kansas City Chiefs 28-6 on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetThree games kick off in the late afternoon slots in Week 11 and we’ve got all the inactives from all of them right here. Saints at Raiders Saints: WR Greg Camarillo, CB Corey White, RB Darren Sproles, LB Scott Shanle, T Zach Strief, DT Tyrunn Walker, DUpvote Share Tweet
Chiefs' Bowe leaves game with injury to neckChiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe left Sunday's game against Cincinnati with a neck injury and left tackle Branden Albert left with a back injury, while Bengals cornerback Terence Newman was sidelined with a concussion.Upvote Share TweetAs reported by Jay Glazer during FOX's pregame show, New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles is inactive for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders. Sproles has missed the last two games after undergoing surgery on his left hand. The versatile…Upvote Share TweetOakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain is going to jail time or a lengthy NFL suspension despite being arrested on misdemeanor assault and firearms charges for allegedly holding a gun beside a man's head and firing it into the air one year ago.Upvote Share Tweet
D.J. Williams returns to Broncos’ active roster with restructured contractyahoo.com Nov 18, 2012The Denver Broncos officially added outside linebacker D.J. Williams to the 53-man roster on Saturday, and the veteran should play on Sunday after missing the first nine games of the 2012 season while serving two suspensions, a six-game ban for violatin…Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Broncos RecapNov 18Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Broncos' 30-23 win over the Chargers.
Sunday Blitz: Saints-Raiders RecapNov 18Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Saints' 38-17 win over the Raiders.
Chargers postgame press conferenceNov 18Chargers react following game with Broncos
Broncos postgame press conferenceNov 18Broncos react following game with Chargers
Don Banks: Luck, Colts get an up-close lesson about what it takes to be el…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…
Don Banks: NFC East again a mess you can't take your eyes off of; more Sna…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
John Clayton's Last CallNov 18NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.