The AFC West is in the spotlight today and is considered to be a divison dominated by two teams: The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs. The Broncos are the defending AFC West champs and are looking to repeat. Here is the previews and predictions for the AFC West:
Denver Broncos– The Denver Broncos are coming off a season in which they had a record of 13-3 enroute to the Super Bowl. Unfortunately for them, they got destroyed by the Seattle Seahawks 42-8. What did they do in the offseason? They signed former New England Patriot cornerback Aqib Talib, former Pttsburgh Steeler Wide Emmanuel Sanders and former Dallas Cowboy linebacker Demarcus Ware. Can these huge signings help out the Broncos especially on defense? With Peyton Manning back at the helm, can the Broncos make it back to the Super Bowl?
2014 Record: 13-3, First in the AFC West
Kansas City Chiefs: The Kansas City Chiefs are coming off a season with a record of 11-5 but had a horrible end to their season, blowing a 38–10 second half lead against the Indianapolis Colts in the Wild Card round. The Chiefs lost one of their major pieces to their offense losing wide receiver and special teams extrodinare Dexter McCluster to the Tennessee Titans. Under Andy Reid, can the Chiefs duplicate their success from last season?
2014 Record: 12-4, Second in the AFC West
Oakland Raiders: The Oakland Raiders last season went 4-12 which was Raiders fans was accustomed to seeing every year for the last decade or so. The Raiders made a flurry of moves this offseason, bringing in the likes of quarterback Matt Schaub, running back Maurice Jones-Drew, wide receiver James Jones, defensive tackle Antonio Smith, and defensive ends LaMarr Woodley and Justin Tuck. With all of these signings, can the Raiders make it out of the cellar?
2014 Record: 9-7, Third in the AFC West
San Diego Chargers:The San Diego Chargers had a record of a 9-7 and sneaked into the playoffs where they was knocked out of the playoffs by the Denver Broncos. Can the Chargers make it into the postseason again?
2014 Record: 8-8, last in the AFC West