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  • Best and worst of the 2018 NFL Week 1

    Best and worst of the 2018 NFL Week 1

     The Tampa Bay Buccaneers provided the most surprising outcome with a 48-40 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Saints were heavy favorites at home as the projected NFC South winners while the Buccaneers entered the season as overwhelming favorites to finish last in the division. In...
  • Oakland Raiders best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    Oakland Raiders best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    The Oakland Raiders took a step back last year with another third-place finish in the AFC West. General manager Reggie McKenzie had to choose between rebuilding and making the roster younger through the draft or signing as many free agents possible to fill the holes. He chose the latter. Generally...
  • Oakland Raiders 2018 team preview

    Oakland Raiders 2018 team preview

    The Oakland Raiders had another disappointing year in 2017 with a 6-10 record. It was the 14th time in the last 15 years that the Raiders finished third or fourth in the AFC West. The Raiders had two losing streaks of four games while winning two games in a row twice. The Raiders made a coaching...
  • Los Angeles Chargers best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    Los Angeles Chargers best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    The Los Angeles Chargers have been building a very good roster for several years. They still have some work to do, but the Chargers are poised to break out in 2018. They have the most talented roster in the division and one of the best in the AFC. Here are the best players on the Chargers roster and...
  • Kansas City Chiefs 2018 team preview

    Kansas City Chiefs 2018 team preview

    The Kansas City Chiefs made the playoffs for the third straight season and fourth time in the last five years. It didn’t come easy as they lost six of seven games in the middle of the season. They began the season with five straight wins and finished with four straight victories. The Chiefs rode the...
  • Kansas City Chiefs best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    Kansas City Chiefs best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    The Kansas City Chiefs have plenty of young talent at key positions, but they have some veterans, especially on defense, that are aging and slowing down. While trending upward, they may take a step or two backward before becoming a perennial playoff contender. Here are the best players on the Chiefs...
  • Denver Broncos best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    Denver Broncos best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    The Denver Broncos made a couple notable changes to their personnel this offseason, but many of the key pieces are still around from their five consecutive division title years. The Broncos trying to get better very quickly around their aging veterans. Here are the best players on the Broncos roster...
  • Denver Broncos 2018 team preview

    Denver Broncos 2018 team preview

    The Denver Broncos took a huge step backward in 2017 and finished with a 5-11 record. They started 3-1 but lost eight straight games before splitting the last four games. The Broncos had five straight seasons with a winning record and five consecutive division titles dating back to the 2011 season...
  • AFC West 2018 receiver rankings: Kelce leads the way

    AFC West 2018 receiver rankings: Kelce leads the way

    Travis Kelce is the prototypical big and athletic tight end that can move across the offense and do a lot of things in the passing game NFL teams look for. The Kansas City Chiefs selected Kelce in the third round of the 2013 draft. They knew his upside was really high, but his small sample size in...
  • AFC West 2018 running back rankings: Hunt is one of the best big play backs in the league

    AFC West 2018 running back rankings: Hunt is one of the best big play backs in the league

    Kareem Hunt burst on the scene last season by rushing for 148 yards and a touchdown and catching five passes for 98 yards and two touchdowns in Week 1. He took off from there finishing with a league-high 1,327 rushing yards, 4.88 yards per carry and 11 total touchdowns In all, he finished in the...
  • AFC West 2018 quarterback rankings: Rivers is one of the few elite quarterbacks in the league

    AFC West 2018 quarterback rankings: Rivers is one of the few elite quarterbacks in the league

    It is hard to think of the Los Angeles Chargers without Philip Rivers. He has been the face of the franchise since they acquired him in the 2004 draft. Rivers has a very strong arm and good accuracy. He hasn’t missed a game in 12 seasons as the starter of the Chargers, which is a streak of 19...
  • AFC West 2018 draft superlatives

    AFC West 2018 draft superlatives

    The Denver Broncos had an abysmal 2017 that allowed them the fifth pick overall and top 10 picks in each round. They made the most of it grabbing potential starters on each day. The rest of the AFC West did a fine job as well. The Kansas City Chiefs had the fewest picks, including no first round...
  • Best moments in the rivalry between the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders

    Best moments in the rivalry between the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders

    The Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders will meet for the 115th time in the regular season, and 117th time overall. The Raiders lead the all-time series with a 61-51-2 regulation season record. Both teams have won one head-to-head matchup in the postseason. The Broncos won the first meeting this...
  • Best games in the rivalry between the Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders

    Best games in the rivalry between the Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders

    The Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders meet on Sunday in Week 6 for the 115th time in the regular season and 116th overall. The Raiders lead the all-time regular-season series with a 62-50-2 record. Last season, the Raiders swept the two meetings. The Raiders won in Oakland and then won in San...
  • The best players to wear No. 24 for the Oakland Raiders

    The best players to wear No. 24 for the Oakland Raiders

    Marshawn Lynch had a successful debut for the Oakland Raiders in their Week 1 victory over the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. He finished the game with 76 rushing yards and one catch for 16 yards. He was held out of the end zone but had a long rush of 14 yards. The Oakland native helped the Raiders...
  • Three predictions for the Denver Broncos in 2017

    Three predictions for the Denver Broncos in 2017

    The Denver Broncos are a week away from their regular season opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. The Broncos finished third in the AFC West division last season with a 9-7 record and missed the playoffs by a game. Here are three predictions for the Denver Broncos this season. #3. Brandon...
  • Three predictions for the Oakland Raiders in 2017

    Three predictions for the Oakland Raiders in 2017

    The Oakland Raiders are a week away from their regular season opener against the Tennessee Titans. The Raiders had a resurgent season that looks like it could be the begin of something big. It was the first winning season for the Raiders since 2002 and only third non-losing season in that time. They...
  • Three predictions for the Los Angeles Chargers in 2017

    Three predictions for the Los Angeles Chargers in 2017

    The Los Angeles Chargers are a week away from their regular season opener against the Denver Broncos. The Chargers finished the 2016 season with a 5-11 record, last in the AFC West. They missed the playoffs by a few games. Here are three predictions for the Chargers this season. #3. Hunter Henry...
  • Three predictions for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2017

    Three predictions for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2017

    The Kansas City Chiefs are a week away from their regular season opener against the New England Patriots. The Chiefs won the AFC West with a 12-4 record and hosted a divisional round playoff game last season. Here are three predictions for the Chiefs this season. #3 Kareem Hunt will finish the...
  • The three best moves and the worst one made by the Oakland Raiders in the 2017 offseason

    The three best moves and the worst one made by the Oakland Raiders in the 2017 offseason

    The Oakland Raiders made the playoffs as a wild card team last season. It was quite the turnaround for the team that had gone 13 straight years with a winning record. The Raiders have developed a very good young roster with a franchise quarterback that can lead them to the next level. They are...
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