The AFC West: The Mediocre Meal In The NFL Food Chain

October 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the calendar turned to September, and the NFL preseason came to a close, the San Diego Chargers were once again the favorites to win the AFC West in 2010. Actually, the story seems to be the same every year.
The Chargers will win the division. The Broncos will give the Chargers a run but will inevitably come up short, and the Raiders and Chiefs will sluggishly duke it out to try and salvage third place. However, as it stands after week 6, the Kansas City Chiefs are atop the division at 3-2, while the other three teams trail behind with equally, inadequate records of 2-4.
As week 7 approaches with November on the horizon, the AFC West winner is anybody's guess. The Chargers are known for having dismal starts but usually pick up the pace come middle October. The Broncos started out last year 6-0 but could only salvage two wins in their last ten games. This year Kyle Orton is playing lights out, but their running game has hurt them severely. The Raiders al...

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