Hansen Hype: Must-Read AFC West Links, Freddy Krueger Edition

Christopher HansenNFL AnalystJuly 13, 2012

I'm locking my doors and avoiding the stairs today, but I'll have to stay up past midnight to avoid the most iconic villain of all-time. You have the luxury avoiding Freddy's bladed glove by taking a peek at these AFC West links.



Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post examines the murky linebacker position. See how that compares to my take on the Denver linebackers.

Backup quarterbacks Adam Weber and Caleb Hanie are former Manning Passing Academy camp counselors, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post.


Kansas City

Former offensive coordinator Charlie Weis reflects on his time with the Chiefs. In retrospect, Weis did a great job. 

The Chiefs have two of the best pass-blocking offensive tackles in the league, according to ProFootballFocus.com. Unfortunately, Ryan Lilja is one of the worst pass-blocking guards. 



Jason LaCanfora of CBSSports.com reports that significant progress was made towards a long-term deal between the Raiders and Tyvon Branch.

Is Marcel Reece or Taiwan Jones the next Peyton Hillis circa 2010? Bryan Fontaine of ProFootballFocus crunches the numbers.

Cooper Carlisle has been the worst pass-blocking offensive guard in the league over the past three years, according to ProFootballFocus. Tony Bergstrom should push for the starting job early.


San Diego

Junior Seau's brain was donated and delivered to the National Institute of Health for analysis. It will be studied to determine if Seau suffered permanent brain injury related to his NFL playing career, according to the San Diego Union Tribune

According to Eddie Brown of the San Diego Union Tribune, Philip Rivers could join the fantasy elite..if the Chargers can keep him upright.