Category: AFC West

Mike McCoy: Philip Rivers is a “Great Guy to Have as the Face of Your Franchise”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Mike McCoy has done some big things with guys like Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow, so he knows a thing or two about franchise quarterbacks and the importance of having a steady leader under center. As McCoy starts his first head-coaching gig in San Diego, he's not concerned about Philip ...

Eric Weddle: Norv Turner “Has No Control On Whether We Miss a Tackle, Whether We Give Up a Touchdown”

Friday, November 16th, 2012

The San Diego Chargers are toiling along through another disappointing season. Lots of talent, but no delivery. Too many mistakes, highlighted by a world-class collapse against the Denver Broncos earlier this season. The good news is the Chargers are still alive in the AFC playoff race. The bad news is they ...

New Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen Is Excited About His Oakland Debut

Friday, September 7th, 2012

If you were to ask NFL fans outside of California who the Oakland Raiders head coach is this season, I’m not sure too many people would answer correctly that it is Dennis Allen. The entire world will get a taste of what Allen is all about in the Raiders opener. ...

Opening Day Has a Different Feeling for Peyton Manning This Season

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Last year was the most difficult season that Peyton Manning has had in his brilliant NFL career. A severe neck injury caused him to have yet another surgery and forced him to miss the entire season. Manning watched from the sidelines as his Colts finished with the worst record in the ...

Chargers GM A.J. Smith Discusses Ryan Mathews’ Injury

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Suddenly, the San Diego Chargers are no longer the team to beat in the AFC West. Sure, the Chargers are still a very talented team with the ingredients to make a run, but the division has become significantly stronger, and Bolts general manager A.J. Smith knows his team has their ...

Elvis Dumervil: “I Haven’t Felt like this in Three Years”

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Everything's coming up Elvis Dumervil lately in Denver. Not only is Dumervil completely healthy for the first time in several years, but the pass-rushing specialist was just cleared in a road rage case in Florida. Oh, and he's got Peyton Manning leading his team on the other side of the ...

Carson Palmer on New Raiders Coaching Staff: “They’re on top of every single little thing…it’s very first class.”

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

2011 was a very interesting season for Carson Palmer. He started off the year sitting on his couch in California, not knowing where he would be playing football or if his career would even continue. When the Raiders lost Jason Campbell to a collarbone injury in October, Oakland came calling ...

Champ Bailey: Peyton Manning Makes Practices Harder than Games

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

The first No. 1 cornerback tasked with having to stop Peyton Manning? Champ Bailey, who is having to go up against the new Broncos quarterback in practice each and every day. So there aren't many people on the planet who can give you a better assessment of No. 18 in ...

Darren McFadden Says his Foot Feels Great, Expresses Excitement about New Staff and New Scheme

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

When he was on the field, Darren McFadden was one of the most dangerous running backs in the league last season. The problem was that he was off the field more often than not. A lisfranc injury to his right foot cost him the second half of his season, and ...

Antonio Gates: LaDainian Tomlinson Set a Standard for Professionalism

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

One of the greatest running backs of all time "graduated" from the NFL on Monday, as LaDainian Tomlinson retired in the same classy and graceful fashion in which he conducted himself throughout his 11-year NFL career. And naturally, lots of Tomlinson's former teammates have praised him as a man and a ...