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Peyton Manning's arrival in Denver has changed the landscape of the AFC West.
The AFC West was one of the weaker divisions last season, with quarterback issues plaguing each team.
Whether it was the Tim Tebow-Kyle Orton fiasco in Denver, Jason Campbell's injury in Oakland and the subsequent acquisition of Carson Palmer, Matt Cassell's injury in Kansas City or the extended slump of Phillip Rivers, the quarterback play in the AFC West last season was terrible.
Things should be quite different this season.
With four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning joining Denver, the Broncos have a true franchise quarterback to build around. With an above-average defense and several weapons for Manning, the Broncos should improve on last year's record.
Kansas City and San Diego should also experience improvements over last season, assuming both of their quarterbacks play to their capabilities. Kansas City in particular could have a great season, as the Chiefs defense looks like they could be one of the top units in the NFL.
Things aren't as rosy in Oakland, as the Raiders have struggled with Carson Palmer at quarterback. Palmer, who threw 16 interceptions in only 10 games last season, has looked lost throughout the offseason and looks nothing like the player he was five years ago.