Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/10/12
The AFC West is a division replete with intrigue, storylines, grandiose expectations and passion. I had to include the Raiders in that tag somehow, didn't I? In all seriousness, the AFC West race figures to be hotly-contested battle with all four teams in the mix. Of course, the arrival of Peyton Manning in Denver has everyone ready to "Crown them," as Dennis Green would say, but the Chiefs, Chargers and Raiders will not go quietly. Of course, the division took center stage during Thursday's exhibition. Fans and pundits crowded around television sets to watch Manning in Chicago, while others were left wringing their hands following Ryan Mathews' injury. Let's break down the AFC West. Denver Broncos Overview : John Elway made the big move to bring future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning to Denver. Questions about Manning's neck, his health and ability to throw downfield will persist through the preseason and into the regular campaign. Still, you have to admire the team to making a h...
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