1. 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 5 months ago 8,337 reads 102 comments

  2. '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 5 months ago 29,972 reads 63 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 3,214 reads 13 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 5,737 reads 26 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 16,668 reads 127 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 29,125 reads 183 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 13,924 reads 31 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 37 reads 23 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 3,025 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 12,445 reads 100 comments

  11. Broncos Are Now Complete Team with Addition of Dominant Defense, Running Game

    Peyton Manning broke the record for most career touchdowns passes Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers . He’s an all-time great, but we already knew that...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 5,172 reads 13 comments

  12. Derek Carr Can No Longer Play Like a Rookie Quarterback for the Oakland Raiders

    Technically, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is a rookie, but he’s also the starting quarterback of an 0-4 team that is struggling offensively...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 18,344 reads 76 comments

  13. Andy Reid's Underuse of Offensive Weapons Thwarting Kansas City Chiefs

    The Kansas City Chiefs enter their bye week both optimistic about the remainder of the 2014 season and disappointed with their 2-3 record...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 3,432 reads 15 comments

  14. Tony Sparano Has Freedom to Make Nothing-to-Lose Changes to Oakland Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders are such an ugly 0-4 that they decided to take the drastic measure of firing head coach Dennis Allen over the bye week...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 17,635 reads 76 comments

  15. Denver Broncos Develop New Ways to Dominate with Demaryius Thomas

    The Denver Broncos had trouble getting their high-flying offense off the ground prior to their Week 4 bye...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 10,248 reads 7 comments

  16. Chargers Firing on All Cylinders at Perfect Time Despite Injury Issues

    At no point Sunday did it look like the New York Jets had a chance to beat the San Diego Chargers . The final score was 31-0, and the Chargers nearly tripled the Jets' offensive output...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 13,360 reads 65 comments

  17. Eric Weddle Leading Stunning San Diego Chargers Defensive Turnaround

    It was no secret that the offense carried the defense for the San Diego Chargers in 2013. Quarterback Philip Rivers orchestrated a strangely efficient ball-control offense that led the league in plays per drive and yards per drive...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 6,823 reads 16 comments

  18. How Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos Can Revive Explosive Offense in Week 5

    The Denver Broncos are coming off the bye week looking for answers. An offense that scored nearly 38 points per game last season is averaging just 25...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 6,055 reads 4 comments

  19. The Definitive Guide to Fixing the Oakland Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders are a terrible football team right now. They are an ugly 0-4, and the dreadful start cost head coach Dennis Allen his job . The team has the worst facilities in the NFL , and the roster needs a lot of work...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 22,097 reads 85 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 11,744 reads 18 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 42,705 reads 229 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 9,052 reads 25 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 10,791 reads 9 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 4,127 reads 3 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 6,698 reads 29 comments