Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
Running back Jamaal Charles has become a veritable workhorse for the Kansas City Chiefs, and it is not surprising since he’s one of the best backs in the entire NFL. With a new contract extension in place, the Chiefs hope for another great season out of Charles, and they’re likely going to get one.
The Broncos won all but one of their games against AFC West opponents last season. It might be difficult to repeat that feat this year.
The Denver Broncos are the cream of the crop in the AFC West, but their division rivals have all improved recently. Denver will be in a battle for the division in 2014, and we explain why here.
Injuries slowed down the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of the NFL season, but now they are much healthier as the playoffs approach.
Just two weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs lost at home to the Indianapolis Colts in a game that sealed the AFC West team’s postseason fate. Can they flip that outcome on the road in the playoffs?
Peyton Manning was unfazed by the once-fearsome Kansas City pass rush, and the Denver Broncos’ offense was humming in a victory over the Chiefs that gave them control of the AFC West.
Peyton Manning threw for 403 yards and five touchdowns, four of them to Eric Decker, and the Denver Broncos held off a furious rally to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-28 Sunday and seize control of the AFC West.
Broncos safety Rahim Moore underwent emergency surgery Monday for a condition known as lateral compartment syndrome that can cost patients a limb or even their life.
The Broncos passed their first of three straight big tests and took apart the NFL’s last undefeated team on Sunday night.