AFC West Preview: Chargers Team To Beat, but Raiders Bring Competition

May 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

At this point in the offseason, most of the additions by NFL clubs have been made. Obviously, that can change.
Just last season, the Oakland Raiders acquired defensive lineman Richard Seymour by trade only a week before the regular season.  Nevertheless, it's safe to discuss the majority of moves made thus far for any team. 
Here I will focus on the AFC West.
The San Diego Chargers are still the team to beat in the AFC West. 
I won't put on any airs, and instead I will just say for those who don't know that I'm a Raider fan, and I think that the Raiders can compete for a wild-card spot in the AFC.
Kansas City and Denver still seem a mile-and-a-half from contention.
San Diego Chargers
San Diego traded-up in the first round to acquire halfback Ryan Mathews to replace LaDainian Tomlinson.  In recent seasons, the Chargers have asked less from LT because the offense has shifted in favor of the passing game, so some migh...

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