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Broncos need one win or one Chargers loss to clinch AFC West

Broncos need one win or one Chargers loss to clinch AFC West

denverpost.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 26, 2012
All scenarios, all possibilities, all future numbers bounce off a magic number of one.
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  • Jamaal Charles Waited Around for Peyton Manning's Autograph Aft…

    Jamaal Charles Waited Around for Peyton Manning's Autograph After Losing To Peyton Manning

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    According to Neal Jones of KCTV-5, Dwayne Bowe also got in on the action and posed for some pictures with Manning following Kansas City's 17-9 loss to the Broncos. And he actually made some sense. When cameras caught the two Chiefs stars milling around …
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  • Jacob Hester can fill a need for Denver

    Jacob Hester can fill a need for Denver

    I don’t think signing running back Jacob Hester will change the Denver Broncos' backfield, but it will provide options and depth. Hester, 27, can help in short yardage situations, can get some inside yards and is a strong back-field blocker. At 5-foot-1
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  • Andy Dalton: I’m glad I have a teammate willing to get ejected …

    Andy Dalton: I’m glad I have a teammate willing to get ejected for me

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Bengals offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth was ejected on Sunday for going after Raiders defensive end Lamarr Houston when Houston took an unnecessary shot at Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. On Monday, Dalton said that incident showed he has just the ki…
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  • Faltering Raiders expect to get Darren McFadden back this week

    Faltering Raiders expect to get Darren McFadden back this week

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Not much has gone right for the Raiders recently, but here’s one piece of moderately good news: Oakland running back Darren McFadden is likely to return on Sunday against the Browns after missing the last three weeks with a high ankle sprain. The San Fr
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  • In transit: I am traveling from covering the San Diego Charge……

    In transit: I am traveling from covering the San Diego Charge…

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    I am traveling from covering the San Diego Chargers’ wild overtime loss to Baltimore on Sunday. Please check back later Monday for updates from around the AFC West.
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  • Moving on: Kansas City Chiefs

    Moving on: Kansas City Chiefs

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    Here are some areas the Kansas City Chiefs need to focus on after a 17-9 home loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday: Recap: The Chiefs played hard, but they couldn’t play a complete game. The Chiefs fell to 1-10 and are now tied for the worst start in te
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  • Moving on: Oakland Raiders

    Moving on: Oakland Raiders

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 34-10 road loss at the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday: Recap: The season continues to unravel for the Raiders. They are 3-8 and have lost four straight games. Oakland is simply not competiti…
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  • Moving on: San Diego Chargers

    Moving on: San Diego Chargers

    Here are some areas the San Diego Chargers need to focus on after a 16-13 home overtime loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday: Recap: The Chargers had another massive collapse. For the third time this season, San Diego gave up a double-digit lead in th…
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  • Peyton took every snap despite concussion test

    Peyton took every snap despite concussion test

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    Peyton Manning, slammed to the ground as he threw a touchdown pass near the end of the first half in the Broncos' win Sunday, never missed a snap after being put through concussion testing.
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  • Week 12 Splash Plays: Reggie Bush and Michael Bush score at the…

    Week 12 Splash Plays: Reggie Bush and Michael Bush score at the same time

    yahoo.com Nov 26, 2012
    Bush and Bush score simultaneous touchdowns At exactly 54 seconds past 2:03 Eastern Time on Sunday, both Reggie Bush of the Miami Dolphins and Michael Bush of the Chicago Bears hit the end zone. Ray Rice's amazing fourth-and-29 conversion This might be
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  • Raiders-Bengals fight won’t result in automatic suspensions

    Raiders-Bengals fight won’t result in automatic suspensions

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Given the rules in other sports, news that players have left the bench area to join a fight creates a sense that those players will be facing automatic suspensions. In the NFL, that’s not how it works. “It’s not automatic,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiel
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  • Brandon Weeden, several Bears headline Week 12”²s injury roundu…

    Brandon Weeden, several Bears headline Week 12”²s injury roundup

    yahoo.com Nov 26, 2012
    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning leads our Sunday night Rx report after undergoing a concussion test and x-rays after taking a shot to the head in Sunday's 17-9 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Manning passed the test and the 11-time Pro Bowler…
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  • Video - NFL LIVE OT: Broncos Move Closer To A Postseason Run 01:42

    NFL LIVE OT: Broncos Move Closer To A Postseason Run

    Nov 26
    Trey Wingo and Eric Mangini break down the Broncos great season and a possible clinch of the division.
  • Video - LT: 'Norv Turner has lost this locker room' 00:54

    LT: 'Norv Turner has lost this locker room'

    Nov 26
    Is it time for the San Diego Chargers to fire head coach Norv Turner? Former Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson explains why Turner's time is up in San Diego.
  • Video - Is the end of Norv Turner near? 03:26

    Is the end of Norv Turner near?

    Nov 26
    Kevin Acee of the U-T San Diego joins "Around the League" to discuss Sunday's fourth-and-29 collapse against the Baltimore Ravens and if that means the end of head coach Norv Turner.
  • Video - GameDay: Baltimore Ravens vs. San Diego Chargers highlights 02:47

    GameDay: Baltimore Ravens vs. San Diego Chargers highlights

    Nov 26
    The Baltimore Ravens come back in an improbable fashion thanks to a crazy 4th down conversion and defeat the San Diego Chargers 16-13 in overtime.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: As we hit home stretch, suspense reigns in NFC playoff chase

    Nov 26
    Prelude to a diss: In the last 52 weeks, the Packers have met the Giants three times. Green Bay has allowed 35, 37 and 38 points, and an average of 419 yards a game, and nine Eli Manning touchdown passes. Time for defensive coordinator Dom Capers to fig…
  • Don Banks: Giants serve notice to league with pressure-packed win over Pac…

    Nov 26
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Sometimes I think Tom Coughlin's Giants team should come with a disclaimer label attached: "For best results, apply pressure.''