1. Chiefs Find Recipe for Prolonged Success in Blowout MNF Win over Patriots

    Finding a winning recipe often eludes even the best chefs. Too much of one ingredient or too little of another can throw off the flavor no matter how good the ingredients happen to be...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 11,738 reads 18 comments

  2. Mark Davis Must Send Message to Oakland Raiders by Firing Dennis Allen

    Patience may be a virtue, but only when there is some type of reward or lesson learned. When there is overwhelming evidence there is never going to be a payoff, then only a fool would continue to be patient...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 42,697 reads 229 comments

  3. Kansas City Chiefs Need Eric Fisher to Take Developmental Leap

    The Kansas City Chiefs selected left tackle Eric Fisher with the No. 1 overall pick in 2013. Not only was he the first pick of that draft, he was also the first player taken by general manager John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 9,040 reads 25 comments

  4. San Diego Chargers Defense Rejuvenated by New Acquisitions

    There weren ’t many defenses statistically worse than the one in San Diego last season. The San Diego Chargers compensated for their defense with an offense that placed a ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 10,766 reads 9 comments

  5. Andy Reid's Ingenuity Helping the Kansas City Chiefs Cope with Injuries

    The Kansas City Chiefs were without their most important offensive player Sunday against the Miami Dolphins , but head coach Andy Reid made sure it didn ’t matter...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 4,127 reads 3 comments

  6. New, Physical Broncos Defense Now Officially Battle-Tested

    The Seattle Seahawks physically dominated the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl last February, and for a short time last Sunday, it looked like they would do the same in the rematch...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 6,695 reads 29 comments

  7. Latest Loss Exposes Oakland Raiders' Lack of Overall Talent

    The Oakland Raiders ' late push fell short Sunday in a 16-9 loss to the New England Patriots in Foxborough. It wasn’t a moral victory for the Raiders, but it was a good reminder that coaching isn’t the only reason the team is 0-3...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 20,986 reads 185 comments

  8. Despite Team Struggles, Oakland Raiders Rookies off to Great Start

    This was supposed to be the year that the Oakland Raiders escaped from the cellar of the NFL . The Raiders operated with a skeleton crew the last couple of years and without much ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 18,451 reads 72 comments

  9. 3rd-Down Weapons Vital to Denver Broncos Success vs. Seattle Seahawks

    The Denver Broncos will try to avenge their embarrassing loss in Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday...

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  10. Knile Davis' Emergence Allows Chiefs to Be Patient with Jamaal Charles' Recovery

    Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid announced Monday that star running back Jamaal Charles has a high ankle sprain...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 9,566 reads 6 comments

  11. Raiders Need Emotional Leadership to Overcome Multitude of Issues

    The Oakland Raiders are not just 0-2; they are an 0-2 that stinks worse than the San Francisco bay mud at low tide. In Week 1, the New York Jets thrashed the Raiders in every way except in the final score...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 9,299 reads 126 comments

  12. Undisciplined Broncos Defense Is Cause for Concern in Quest for Repeat AFC Title

    It’s Super Bowl title or bust for a team that fell one game shy of that goal last season. Everyone inside and outside the organization understands that the expectations for the Denver Broncos couldn’t be higher...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 13,067 reads 55 comments

  13. Revamped Chargers Defense Vital to Success vs. Improved Seahawks Offense

    The San Diego Chargers had a terrible defense in 2013. The lack of talent was an obvious problem from the start, and the team admitted as much by retaining defensive coordinator ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 1,825 reads 7 comments

  14. Derek Carr's Growing Pains Highlight Challenge Ahead for the Oakland Raiders

    Derek Carr became the first rookie quarterback to start Week 1 for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. The start of the Carr era renewed Raider Nation's hope that the team will soon get on the winning track after more than a decade without a playoff berth.

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 19,417 reads 78 comments

  15. Chargers Offense Wastes Opportunities, Talent in Ugly Week 1 Loss

    By some statistical measurements , the San Diego Chargers had the second-best offense in the NFL in 2013. It was unorthodox offense for the NFL today, but it got the team to the playoffs and was able to hide a very suspect defense...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 2,985 reads 38 comments

  16. Quick Integration of Emmanuel Sanders Fuels Broncos New-Look Offense

    By the numbers, it wasn ’t the most prolific offensive night for the Denver Broncos in their 31-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 3,918 reads 3 comments

  17. Derrick Johnson's Injury Could Destabilize Chiefs, Send Team into Ugly Tailspin

    The biggest loss for the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium wasn’t the 26-10 trouncing at the hands of the Tennessee Titans ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 16,414 reads 20 comments

  18. Why Peyton Manning, Broncos Will Cruise Despite Wes Welker Suspension

    The NFL regular season is already full of surprises, and it hasn't even started yet. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter , Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker —everyone’s ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 67,254 reads 229 comments

  19. Despite Challenges Ahead, Raiders Naming Derek Carr Starter Was Right Move

    On Monday, the Oakland Raiders announced that rookie second-round draft pick Derek Carr would be their starting quarterback this season, per the team's official website ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 39,508 reads 106 comments

  20. Alex Smith's Contract Extension Is the Perfect Deal for the Kansas City Chiefs

    Quarterback Alex Smith signed a four-year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday with $45 million in guaranteed money, as first reported by Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 19,549 reads 31 comments

  21. Derek Carr Has Given Raiders Reason to Name Him Starting QB Over Matt Schaub

    Start the Carr. It doesn ’t get any more obvious. After Thursday’s performance against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks in a 41-31 win—11-of-13 ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 93,839 reads 313 comments

  22. Cornerback Depth Means Raiders Don't Have to Rush D.J. Hayden

    Coming into 2014, the Oakland Raiders penciled second-year cornerback D.J. Hayden in as a starter opposite Tarell Brown...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 7,939 reads 38 comments

  23. Chargers Defense Key to Philip Rivers' Dominance in 2014

    San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers’ efficiency helped the offense control the flow of games last season, which was the primary reason for the team’s overall success...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 12,938 reads 21 comments

  24. Emmanuel Sanders and Montee Ball Ready to Take Broncos Offense to New Heights

    The Denver Broncos fell one game short of their goal last season, but general manager John Elway attacked the offseason as if his team wasn’t already the best team in the AFC...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 30,738 reads 17 comments

  25. After Poor Play from Matt Schaub, Raiders Must Consider QB Switch

    The Oakland Raiders traded a sixth-round pick for quarterback Matt Schaub this offseason and immediately named him their starting quarterback...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 29,596 reads 288 comments