1. Has Von Miller Been a Difference-Maker for the Broncos?

    The Denver Broncos got linebacker Von Miller back from his six-game suspension two weeks ago desperately needing defensive help...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 4,873 reads 7 comments

  2. The Disappearance of Dwayne Bowe in Kansas City

    Dwayne Bowe was once considered one of the elite receivers in the league, but after signing a big extension in the offseason, he has just 26 receptions for 302 yards and two touchdowns through eight games this season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 20,049 reads 119 comments

  3. Are the San Diego Chargers a Trick or a Treat?

    The San Diego Chargers are coming off the bye week a respectable 4-3. In two of the losses they melted like a fun-sized Snickers on a hot summer day and in Oakland they flamed out ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 5,980 reads 24 comments

  4. Nearing Midway Point, Oakland Raiders Roster Makeover a Resounding Success

    Imagine what Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie would like to say to all the NFL analysts who said his team was the least talented they had ever seen...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 21,121 reads 69 comments

  5. Can the Chiefs Continue to Be the Best Team in the NFL?

    As the NFL schedule hits the midway point, the Kansas City Chiefs sit alone atop the standings. The Chiefs are an amazing 8-0 after being the worst team in football last season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 7,621 reads 58 comments

  6. Von Miller's Attempt to Rebuild His Image Off to Rocky Start

    Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has damaged his off-field image this year, and he should be desperately trying to repair it. Miller reportedly tried to circumvent the league's drug testing , was caught and suspended six games...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 3,695 reads 23 comments

  7. Terrelle Pryor Steals Headlines, but Oakland's Defense Deserves Major Credit

    The Oakland Raiders are a lot better than almost anyone expected. On Sunday, the Raiders dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers with defense and moved to 3-4 with a 21-18 victory...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 9,392 reads 76 comments

  8. Can the Oakland Raiders Become a Top-10 Defense in 2013?

    The Oakland Raiders returned two defensive starters in 2013, and one of those starters—safety Tyvon Branch—is out with an injury. The other starter— Lamarr Houston—has switched from left defensive end to right defensive end...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 6,698 reads 21 comments

  9. Can Kayvon Webster Replace Champ Bailey Earlier Than Expected?

    Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey re-injured his left foot on Sunday night and hasn't practiced this week...

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  10. Did the Oakland Raiders Find a Diamond in the Rough in Martez Wilson?

    It's rare to find a quality player on waivers, but it does occasionally happen. When quality players are put on waivers, usually they are young and still in need of development—they become good players after spending some time with their new team...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 26,952 reads 109 comments

  11. Why the Chargers Should Start D.J. Fluker at Left Tackle

    Before the season, I suggested that guard might be rookie D.J. Fluker's eventual home in the NFL , even though it made sense to see how he did at right tackle...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 7,990 reads 24 comments

  12. Do the Kansas City Chiefs Have the Best Defense Since the 2000 Baltimore Ravens?

    Every NFL season is a long and grueling 16 games. Things change so rapidly that predicting what will happen next is virtually impossible. It's what makes sports so compelling...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 8,529 reads 25 comments

  13. Breaking Down the Blueprint for Beating Peyton Manning & the Broncos

    For the first month of the season the Denver Broncos looked unbeatable, but history tells us that it's incredibly hard to maintain such a high level of play for an entire season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 2,134 reads 18 comments

  14. Loss to Indianapolis Colts Reveals Major Concerns for Denver Broncos

    The Denver Broncos dropped to 6-1 on the season with a loss in Peyton Manning 's return to Indianapolis. Putting the loss in perspective, it's merely a hard-fought 39-33 road loss to the Indianapolis Colts —a quality opponent...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 13,576 reads 107 comments

  15. Von Miller Is Broncos' Not-So-Secret Weapon Against the Colts

    Unless you've been binge-watching The Walking Dead on Netflix for the past week, you've no doubt heard that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is squaring off against his former team on Sunday night...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 2,786 reads 14 comments

  16. Do Chiefs Wide Receivers Share Blame for Stagnant Offense?

    It's safe to say the Kansas City Chiefs are 6-0 because of their great defense—not their because of their offense. All the statistics support that statement and it doesn't take much tape review to come to the same conclusion...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 5,252 reads 34 comments

  17. Offensive Line Woes Stalling Raiders Turnaround

    The Oakland Raiders enter the bye week with a 2-4 record. With rock-bottom expectations coming into the season, the Raiders have been a mild surprise...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 8,264 reads 79 comments

  18. Philip Rivers Isn't Just Back, He's Better Than Ever

    There has been a lot of talk about San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers this year. Does Rivers need to be fixed? How do the Chargers fix Rivers? Is Rivers fixed? Rivers isn't fixed ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 5,596 reads 22 comments

  19. Why the Broncos' Offense Lost Its Luster in Unimpressive Win over Jaguars

    The Denver Broncos didn't blow the Jacksonville Jaguars out by 28-plus points like everyone thought. The Broncos beat the Jaguars by only (ONLY?!) 16 points on Sunday and moved to 6-0 in the process...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 4,549 reads 15 comments

  20. Chargers Learning to Grind Out Wins for Mike McCoy

    Things haven't always been pretty for head coach Mike McCoy and the San Diego Chargers this season, but t he Chargers moved to 3-3 with a gutsy 19-9 victory at home against the Indianapolis Colts Monday night...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 15,274 reads 47 comments

  21. Kansas City Chiefs Remain Undefeated, but How Long Can They Keep It Going?

    The Kansas City Chiefs are 6-0 for only the second time in franchise history after beating the Oakland Raiders , 24-7, at Arrowhead on Sunday...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 13,311 reads 123 comments

  22. Can Terrelle Pryor Expose the Kansas City Chiefs' Top-Ranked Defense?

    The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders are both fighting for legitimacy this weekend at Arrowhead stadium...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 8,018 reads 89 comments

  23. Is Alex Smith Getting Too Much Credit for Chiefs Fast Start?

    The Kansas City Chiefs are 5-0. The Chiefs are 5-0. The Chiefs have five wins and no losses. It would be nearly unbelievable if we didn't know it to be true. It's a remarkable turnaround, and it has the Chiefs on the path to the playoffs...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 7,319 reads 69 comments

  24. How Much Better Will the Broncos Get with Return of Champ Bailey, Von Miller?

    The Denver Broncos have an offense that is great, but their defense has taken a step back from a year ago. Who needs defense when the offense is scoring more points in a single game than some teams have scored all season, right? Wrong...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 15,052 reads 61 comments

  25. Peyton Manning May Be Grabbing Headlines, but Don't Forget About Philip Rivers

    We knew Peyton Manning was great, but so far his 2013 season has been ridiculous even by his standards...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 5,395 reads 37 comments