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AFC West prediction videosUpdated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetOur ESPN Week 12 AFC West prediction videos are here: Oakland at Cincinnati Denver at Kansas City Baltimore at San Diego What do you think? Fill up the comment section below with your thoughts.
K.C.'s McCluster delivers turkeys, gets scoldingUpdated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetEven while giving away free turkeys, the Kansas City Chiefs cannot escape the wrath of their suffering fans.Share TweetOnce upon a time, left tackle was a position of strength and stability for the San Diego Chargers. That is no longer the case. For the second straight season, the Chargers have seen their left tackle have his season end because of an injury. San Diego p…Share TweetIt appears two of the Kansas City Chiefs' three injured starting offensive linemen have a chance to play Sunday against visiting Denver. Center Ryan Lilja (knee) and guard Jon Asamoah (thumb) are questionable to play in the game. They both missed last w…
The Giants, the Chargers, and the Ravens: Answers to Readers' QuestionsUpdated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetJudy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetA tough season for Oakland running back Darren McFadden continues to get more difficult. As expected, McFadden has been ruled out for Sunday’s game at Cincinnati. It will be the third straight game McFadden will miss because of a high ankle sprain. McFa
Chiefs Receiver Delivers Thanksgiving Meal To Old Lady. Old Lady Reminds Him How Much The Chiefs Suck.Updated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetFor the last 20 years or so, Chiefs players have spent part of their Thanksgiving holidays personally delivering meals to needy residents in the Kansas City area. It goes without saying that it's a noble gesture-the players get to give something to theSource: deadspin.comShare TweetSo much for attendance increasing and blackouts declining in the NFL. Although the NFL boasted early this month about blackouts being on the decline, three of Sunday’s games will be blacked out in their local TV markets. We’ve already noted that the CSource: profootballtalk.com
Final Word: AFC WestUpdated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetFive nuggets of knowledge about Week 12: Chiefs need to harass Manning: Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said earlier this week his team needs to play perfect to beat the Denver Broncos on Sunday. That means the Chiefs, who have a solid pass rush,…Share TweetSaints have momentum, and revenge, in mind vs. the 49ers.Source: CNNSI.com
Patience is the prescription in OaklandUpdated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetThe Oakland Raiders have done a good job of becoming a modern NFL franchise in the past year. They must continue that trend, and that means owner Mark Davis needs to continue to stay in the background and allow the men he chose to run the football opera…
Week 12 stats to knowUpdated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetA key statistic, courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information, for each AFC West team heading into Week 12: Denver Quarterback Peyton Manning, 36, is on pace to have the most yards, touchdown passes and have the highest completion percentage of any quarterb…Share TweetDenver Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter has been cleared for game action and could make his first appearance in six weeks against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Porter has missed the Broncos’ last fives games after being sidelined due to experiencingSource: profootballtalk.com
'Playbook': Broncos vs. ChiefsNov 23The "Playbook" crew explains why the Denver Broncos receivers will be able to get open and make big plays against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 12.
'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. San Diego ChargersNov 23Can San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers avoid throwing interceptions and take advantage of a banged up Ravens secondary? Our experts discuss which team will prevail on Sunday.
'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati BengalsNov 23The "Playbook" crew debates whether the Oakland Raiders will be able to avoid mistakes against the Cincinnati Bengals and if the Bengals ground game can get going on Sunday.
Peter King: League should, and will, revisit excessive penalty that cost L…Nov 23This column is traditionally a look ahead to a good story angle in a Sunday or Monday game, but this week I'm throwing a changeup. I want to look at a dumb rule that needs to be changed. You know it, I know it, the league knows it ... and there's little…