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AFC West Standings

Week one of the NFL has concluded here are the current standings in the AFC West

1. Denver 1-0
2. Kansas City 1-0
3. San Diego 0-1
4. Oakland 0-1

What did we lean about the teams in the AFC West this week?

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1. Denver 1-0
Denver came out swinging and proved why they are a favorite to win both the AFC West and the Super Bowl as they thumped the Super Bowl Champions at home. Manning was fantastic as he threw an NFL record 7 touchdowns. Denver is a force to be reckoned with, and they will be a hard team to beat.

2. Kansas City 1-0
Kansas City impressed a lot of fans this weekend as they thumped the Jaguars 28-2. Jacksonville’s only points came on a blocked punt that went out of the end zone. The Chiefs played well on both sides of the ball. Alex Smith came as advertised and was efficient, throwing for two scores and a passer rating of 94.4. He has shown that he is the leader this team has needed. The defense as well was in beast mode as they got six sacks, two interceptions, one of which, by Tamba Hali, was returned for a score.

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3. San Diego 0-1
San Diego played hard against the visiting Texans; however in the end it was not enough to hold on for the win. Philip Rivers looked like his old self in the the Ken Whisehunt offense. However the Texans held on to make the biggest comeback in franchise history and get the win over the Chargers. Despite Rivers’ one interception, he still threw for 195 yards and four touchdowns. It was a tough loss but the Chargers proved you shouldn’t write them off just yet.

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4. Oakland 0-1
The Raiders lost a close game to the Colts. Terrell Pryor looked like he was the right decision for the Raiders, but turnovers were the story of this game, as Pryor threw two picks, one of which was right at the end of the game as they were driving. One thing about this Raiders team is that they are not giving up: the Raiders of old would have turned over, being down, but this team fought back. Look for them to keep fighting in tough games as the season progresses.

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