1. Playoff-Ready Peyton Manning Conquers the Cold

    About the only negatives about Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning people have been able to come up with in his career are his performances in the playoffs and his struggles in cold-weather games...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 15,762 reads 235 comments

  2. Why the Oakland Raiders Must Fight to the Finish

    The Oakland Raiders have held the lead at the half of seven games this season, but they have only won three of those games. The Raiders have crumbed in the second half, leading many to assume the coaches are doing a poor job of adjusting at halftime..

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 4,029 reads 62 comments

  3. Montee Ball Could Be the Denver Broncos' Secret Weapon

    The Denver Broncos have an amazing passing offense thanks to quarterback Peyton Manning , and it’s almost a given that the offense is going to be great unless the temperature drops below freezing...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 9,664 reads 21 comments

  4. Is Coaching or Talent to Blame for the Chargers' Defensive Struggles?

    There are only a few words that can be used to describe the San Diego Chargers defense. On a typical Sunday, those words might also include a few expletives from the fans who so faithfully follow the team...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 3,920 reads 43 comments

  5. Breaking Down the Kansas City Chiefs' Defensive Struggles

    The Kansas City Chiefs have a pretty simple formula for winning games—play great defense. For nine straight games, the Chiefs played great defense and they won all of those games...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 5,102 reads 13 comments

  6. Alex Smith Elevates Game, but Chiefs Not Yet Ready for the Next Level

    The Kansas City Chiefs needed to beat the Denver Broncos at home on Sunday , but they fell 35-28. With just four games left to play, they are now realistically playing for a wild-card spot...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 8,894 reads 77 comments

  7. Are the Kansas City Chiefs in Must-Win Territory?

    After two consecutive losses, the Kansas City Chiefs head into their second showdown with the Denver Broncos in the last three weeks. The first loss was in Denver, with this weekend’s return game in Kansas City...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 3,873 reads 12 comments

  8. Coaching Is Costing the Oakland Raiders Victories

    Apparently the Oakland Raiders were in a giving mood on Thanksgiving because they squandered a 21-7 lead in Dallas and lost to the Cowboys , 31-24...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 14,320 reads 429 comments

  9. Which Quarterback Gives the Oakland Raiders the Best Chance to Win?

    For four games Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor looked like the future at the position for the team. With his stupefying athleticism and improved passing, Pryor gave the Raider Nation some hope for the season and the future...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 15,402 reads 297 comments

  10. What Happened to the Vaunted Chiefs Defense?

    The Kansas City Chiefs looked a lot like the 2000 Baltimore Ravens for the first nine games, but their vaunted defense has disappeared over the last two weeks...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 3,807 reads 14 comments

  11. Can Chiefs Offense Carry Depleted KC Defense to the Playoffs?

    The Kansas City Chiefs defense carried them to a 9-0 record, but it has let them down over the past two weeks in losses to division opponents...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 6,761 reads 50 comments

  12. How the Kansas City Chiefs Can Avoid a Letdown Against the Chargers

    A trap game is when a good team plays a lesser opponent the week before a big game. The other type of trap game is playing a lesser opponent after a big game (usually a win but not always)...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 2,110 reads 4 comments

  13. What Does the Future Hold for Terrelle Pryor?

    Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is now a backup quarterback —a t least that’s the case this week. But if new starter Matt McGloin performs well again on Sunday, it could be indefinite...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 23,305 reads 321 comments

  14. Matt McGloin Is Defying the Odds with the Oakland Raiders

    A young man from West Scranton, Pennsylvania walked on at Penn State and not only won the starting job at quarterback but broke school records for most passing yards, touchdowns and completions in a season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 11,096 reads 117 comments

  15. How Andy Reid Can Get More out of Chiefs Offense, Alex Smith

    The Kansas City Chiefs have won nine games this season with a great defense, but there was always some concern about what would happen if the defense couldn’t carry the team in a particular game...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 9 months ago 10,916 reads 85 comments

  16. Broncos Defense the Difference Maker for Denver's Super Bowl Hopes

    The Denver Broncos moved to 9-1 on Sunday night with a 27-17 win over the previously unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 3,528 reads 15 comments

  17. What Should We Expect from Oakland Raiders Quarterback Matt McGloin?

    Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor has a sprained MCL and was very limited in practice Friday...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 20,161 reads 120 comments

  18. Chiefs vs. Broncos: Keys to the Game for Denver

    The Denver Broncos have proved over the last two seasons they are one of the best teams in football, but the Kansas City Chiefs are the team sitting atop the AFC West standings...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 7,539 reads 44 comments

  19. Chiefs vs. Broncos: Keys to the Game for Kansas City

    The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0, but their biggest test of the season comes Sunday night in Denver against the 8-1 Broncos . First place in the division is on the line, and a win would put the Chiefs in position to host at least one playoff game...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 5,165 reads 71 comments

  20. Dwayne Bowe's Arrest a Reflection of the NFL's Twisted Culture

    If the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin situation in Miami has taught us anything, it’s that NFL teams are subject to the same labor laws as everyone else...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 5,056 reads 31 comments

  21. How the Broncos Can Keep the Chiefs' Vaunted Pass Rush off of Peyton Manning

    The most anticipated game of the season to this point is upon us; the best offense versus the best defense with the victor earning first place in the AFC West...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 8,542 reads 58 comments

  22. Can the Broncos Really Lean on Brock Osweiler in Emergency Situations?

    No one really believed Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning wouldn't play on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs in one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 6,389 reads 28 comments

  23. Terrelle Pryor Proving He's Not the Raiders' Long-Term QB

    It lasted four games and it was fun, but the days of Terrelle Pryor looking like the Oakland Raiders ' long-term option at quarterback are gone. Four games gone to be precise, but it took a month for confirmation...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 24,096 reads 459 comments

  24. Why the Chargers' Keenan Allen Is a Legitimate Rookie of the Year Candidate

    Players slip in the draft for a variety of reasons, but draft status goes out the window once they make it to the NFL . While that's true on the field, it's not as true when it comes to voting for Rookie of the Year...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 5,040 reads 4 comments

  25. How Jack Del Rio Can Be Successful as the Interim Head Coach of the Broncos

    The Denver Broncos will be without their head coach John Fox for at least the next few games as he recovers from surgery to replace an aortic valve...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 10 months ago 3,744 reads 10 comments