1. Chargers vs. Broncos: Who Has the Edge at Every Position

    Despite much different paths to the postseason, the San Diego Chargers and the Denver Broncos are very similar teams. Both teams are from the AFC West and have a great quarterback that has carried their respective teams throughout the season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 28,902 reads 403 comments

  2. San Diego Chargers' Smashmouth Style Proves Valuable in Wild Card Win

    The San Diego Chargers ' storybook season continued on Sunday with a 27-10 win on the road over the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the NFL playoffs...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 10,882 reads 55 comments

  3. Andy Reid, Chiefs Have Absolutely No Excuse for Blowing Wild Card Game vs. Colts

    When a team gets a big lead in the NFL , there is an expectation that they will be able to hold on to it and win the game. That expectation is based on thousands of such football games in the past...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 43,004 reads 420 comments

  4. Fact or Fiction for Chargers Quarterback Philip Rivers: Postseason Edition

    Separating what is real and what is the product of the media “narrative” is sometimes one of the hardest things to do in sports...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 13,735 reads 40 comments

  5. How the San Diego Chargers Can Take Advantage of Poor Play by Andy Dalton

    If it weren ’t for quarterback Andy Dalton , the Cincinnati Bengals would be one of the favorites to win the AFC...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 16,226 reads 76 comments

  6. Chiefs vs. Colts: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    Not even two weeks ago, the Indianapolis Colts traveled to Kansas City and soundly beat the Chiefs at Arrowhead by the final score of 23-7...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 11,080 reads 70 comments

  7. Chargers' Surprise Playoff Berth Destined to End in Failure

    The San Diego Chargers made the playoffs with an overtime 27-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs ’ backups on Sunday...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 16,198 reads 211 comments

  8. What Does Terrelle Pryor Have to Prove on Sunday?

    The Oakland Raiders head into Sunday’s season finale against the Denver Broncos hoping to get their final evaluation of quarterback Terrelle Pryor ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 15,170 reads 180 comments

  9. Same Ol' Raiders?

    After Al Davis died, the iconic owner of the Oakland Raiders left the team to his wife and son. His son, Mark, took over the day-to-day operations of the team and wisely hired a general manager to handle the football side of things...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 20,123 reads 207 comments

  10. Keenan Allen Most Deserving of Offensive Rookie of the Year Award

    The San Diego Chargers need a couple gifts to make the postseason, but they got one present back in April...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 9,528 reads 26 comments

  11. Von Miller's Injury a Severe Blow to Broncos' Super Bowl Dreams

    As long as quarterback Peyton Manning is healthy, the Denver Broncos will be fine. At least that’s what every fan in Denver wants to believe with the news that star outside ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 8,055 reads 19 comments

  12. Chiefs Are Proving They Aren't AFC Contenders

    Going by their record, the Kansas City Chiefs are one of the best teams in the AFC, and according to many statistical measurements, they are one of the best teams in football. Those facts aren't in dispute...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 10,324 reads 161 comments

  13. Playoff Primer vs. Colts a Final Test for the Kansas City Chiefs

    There are basically two ways to view the Kansas City Chiefs this season. They are either one of the best few teams in the NFL or they are a product of a weak schedule...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 5,215 reads 6 comments

  14. Rashad Jennings Has Earned the Starting Job in Oakland

    When the Oakland Raiders signed running back Rashad Jennings in the offseason, he was the logical backup to the oft-injured Darren McFadden ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 8,390 reads 48 comments

  15. Andy Reid Finally Starting to Trust the Chiefs Offense

    The Kansas City Chiefs were thought of as a great defensive team with a below-average offense just a few weeks ago, but over the past month the script has flipped...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 4,872 reads 18 comments

  16. Is Talent or Coaching to Blame for the Poor Performance of the Oakland Raiders?

    The Oakland Raiders are 4-10. That’s not a surprise considering many expected the Raiders to be one of the worst teams in the league this season, but it’s a departure from the performance of the team over the first seven games...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 10,064 reads 174 comments

  17. Jamaal Charles Proving He Can Carry the Chiefs' Playoff Offense

    The Kansas City Chiefs are officially going to the playoffs. After pounding the Oakland Raiders 56-31 on the West Coast to move to 11-3, the team that had the No...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 6,555 reads 38 comments

  18. Is the Chiefs' Derrick Johnson the Best Inside Linebacker in Football?

    Ray Lewis was once considered the best middle linebacker in football, but he passed the torch to San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis years ago...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 14,723 reads 127 comments

  19. Final 3 Games Will Tell Us a Lot About Dennis Allen, the Oakland Raiders

    Even if the Oakland Raiders give Dennis Allen another year at the helm, the final three games of the 2013 season will tell us a lot about his ability to be an effective head coach...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 8,225 reads 167 comments

  20. Resurgent Philip Rivers Keeps Chargers' Playoff Hopes Alive Against Broncos

    The San Diego Chargers ' chances of making the playoffs were surprisingly slim, considering they were just one game behind the Baltimore Ravens for the No. 6 seed in the AFC coming into Week 15...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 5,546 reads 12 comments

  21. How the Long-Shot Chargers Could Topple the Broncos on Thursday Night

    The San Diego Chargers aren’t going to the postseason—that's a safe bet at this point. The current odds of the Chargers playing football in January are hovering somewhere between hell freezing over and a pig flying...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 16,390 reads 94 comments

  22. How to Fix the Denver Broncos' Defense

    The Denver Broncos have Peyton Manning at quarterback and a gaggle of offensive talent. Now that Manning has conquered the cold , there’s really nothing this offense can’t ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 5,422 reads 25 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 15,820 reads 234 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 4,103 reads 62 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 9,905 reads 21 comments