1. Balanced Offensive Attack Spurs Peyton Manning, Broncos Offense to Bounce Back

    Until Sunday’s 39-36 win over the Miami Dolphins , the Denver Broncos had gone nearly a month without a balanced offensive attack...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 12,070 reads 25 comments

  2. Have the Oakland Raiders Finally Turned the Corner with Season's 1st Win?

    The Oakland Raiders have won a game for the first time in a calendar year. That’s not a joke—the Raiders pulled off the upset of the Kansas City Chiefs on a rain-soaked O...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 28,435 reads 134 comments

  3. Offensive Line Issues Stalling Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos Offense

    The Denver Broncos offense has been stalling so bad, you would think it was an old Chevy pickup truck and not a Ferrari. Quarterback Peyton Manning has now thrown two interceptions in three straight games for the first time as a Bronco...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 10,127 reads 30 comments

  4. Dwight Freeney Must Step Up for San Diego Chargers to Keep Pace in AFC West

    The San Diego Chargers are going to have to play better going forward to keep pace in the tough AFC West...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 2,453 reads 20 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders Must Help Derek Carr by Starting Latavius Murray

    You’ll latch onto the dimmest of bright spots when your team is 0-10. Even the faintest glimmers of hope burn hot like the sun when you’re staring into a black abyss...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 21,429 reads 88 comments

  6. Chiefs Proving to Be Legitimate Contenders by Beating Teams at Their Own Game

    At the beginning of the season, many thought the Kansas City Chiefs would regress in 2014. There were good reasons to believe that might be the case, so the Arrowhead faithful were bracing for the worst...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 14,953 reads 74 comments

  7. Chargers Need to Get Back to Basics to Repeat 2013 Magic

    The 2014 San Diego Chargers may be experiencing a bit of déjà vu . The team is reeling after a third consecutive loss—suffered in Miami —for the second consecutive year...

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  8. Montee Ball Returns as Broncos Search for Stability in Run Game

    The Denver Broncos don’t need a great running game to score points and win games, but they might need at least a decent one to win against the top teams they will face in the postseason...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 5,127 reads 7 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders Futility Rooted Deep in Team's Culture

    One of general manager Reggie McKenzie’s biggest tasks when he took over the Oakland Raiders three years ago was to change the losing culture of the football team...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 19,661 reads 100 comments

  10. Unsung Defenders Keeping Kansas City Chiefs in Division Race

    The 6-3 Kansas City Chiefs are just a game behind the Denver Broncos in the AFC West. The division is far from settled, and the Chiefs are the surprise contender—many had assumed they would take a step back in 2014...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 92 reads 3 comments

  11. Broncos Prove There Is No Need to Panic in Rebound Win Over Raiders

    The Denver Broncos were sitting at 6-2 after a blowout loss to the Patriots last week in New England...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 9,828 reads 71 comments

  12. The Denver Broncos Must Create Opportunities for Rookie WR Cody Latimer

    Focusing on the running game on a team with quarterback Peyton Manning might not be maintaining the status quo , but it’s a bit like obsessing over the seat material of a race car...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 5,582 reads 12 comments

  13. Phillip Gaines Embodiment of Chiefs' Front Office and Coaching Staff Partnership

    Under the leadership of general manager John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid, the Kansas City Chiefs are 16-8...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 3,369 reads 3 comments

  14. Don't Discount D.J. Hayden's Impact as Oakland Raiders Attempt to Rebuild

    Sunday was almost a year to the day since the last significant playing time for Oakland Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 18,144 reads 50 comments

  15. Coaching to Blame for Denver Broncos' Defensive Struggles Sunday

    In a 43-21 rout by the New England Patriots , the Denver Broncos had issues on offense, defense and special teams...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 8,907 reads 56 comments

  16. Winless Oakland Raiders Are Improving, but Still Beating Themselves

    The 0-7 Oakland Raiders were huge underdogs Sunday in Seattle against the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks . It was 24-3 by halftime because the Raiders made mistake after mistake after mistake—as expected...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 8,339 reads 102 comments

  17. 'Almost Unblockable' Khalil Mack Reason to Watch 0-7 Oakland Raiders

    Your mama never told you, but there is more than one way to watch a football game. By far the most common method is an unfocused view that allows your eye to gravitate toward the ball...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 29,975 reads 63 comments

  18. Contract Extension for Justin Houston Should Be Kansas City Chiefs' Top Priority

    Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey did the right thing when he signed quarterback Alex Smith to a contract extension prior to the season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 3,219 reads 13 comments

  19. Chris Harris Jr. Is Heart of Denver Broncos' Revamped Defense

    When you think about cornerbacks who are the heart and soul of their defense, only one name comes to mind for most people—Richard Sherman. The Legion of Boom wouldn ’t be the same without its loudmouth...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 5,745 reads 26 comments

  20. Oakland Raiders Can't Give Derek Carr a Pass for Offensive Struggles

    Quarterback Derek Carr is not the problem with the Oakland Raiders in 2014. In fact, he’s one of the few players the 0-7 Raiders can build around, but that actually creates a different issue for the franchise...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 16,670 reads 127 comments

  21. As Raiders Head for Historic Low, Drastic Changes Should Be Considered

    After a 23-13 loss to the Cleveland Browns Sunday, the Oakland Raiders have lost 13 straight games dating back to last season. That’s the worst streak in franchise history and one of the 15 worst in the history of the NFL ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 29,126 reads 183 comments

  22. Injuries Catch Up with Chargers in Big Thursday Night Loss to Broncos

    The San Diego Chargers won’t use injuries as an excuse for getting blown out Thursday night in Denver, 35-21, but there is no denying that the health of certain key players was a big factor...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 13,925 reads 31 comments

  23. Broncos Can Use Statement Game Thursday as Launch Pad to Greatness

    It’s safe to say the Denver Broncos are the best team in the NFL through seven weeks, but their Week 8 adversary is certainly a worthy opponent...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 38 reads 23 comments

  24. Alex Smith Is Justifying Big Contract with Efficient Playmaking

    When the Kansas City Chiefs agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension with quarterback Alex Smith prior to the start of the season, they were making the statement that he would be the starting quarterback now and for the foreseeable future...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 3,025 reads 9 comments

  25. Continued Improvement by Derek Carr Could Save Reggie McKenzie's Job

    The Oakland Raiders are 0-6 and marching steadily toward 0-16. If there is a win on the schedule, it isn ’t clear against whom it will come...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 12,446 reads 100 comments