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  1. Better times ahead in 2016?

    Bill Williamson

    Let's face it: The AFC West has not been a great division the past five years. It is the only division in the NFL during that time span not to send a team to the Super Bowl and no team has even qualified for the AFC championship game. Are bette...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  2. McGahee gets back to practice

    Bill Williamson

    Denver running back Willis McGahee returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since suffering a knee injury Nov. 18 against San Diego. He is eligible to play in the AFC Championship Game if Denver beats Baltimore on Sunday. The decision on wh...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  3. Chat wrap: Denver playoff overlook?

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some highlights from our AFC West chat, which was held earlier Thursday: Denver Believethehype from Denver: There is so much talk of the New England at Denver potential AFC Championship game. Should Denver fans worry about them over lo...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  4. Broncos make move on Willis McGahee

    Bill Williamson

    In a procedural move, the Denver Broncos are placing starting running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve with the ability to bring him back for the AFC championship game if the team makes it that far. This move is essentially a move to add a p...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  5. Broncos, Steelers took different paths

    Bill Williamson

    In January 2006, the Pittsburgh Steelers visited the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game. The Broncos were playing to reach their seventh Super Bowl. Pittsburgh was playing to qualify for its sixth Super Bowl. The direction of both fran...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  6. Cutler deal was beginning of end for Denver

    Bill Williamson

    Jay Cutler became a Denver Bronco months after the team advanced to the AFC Championship Game. When the Broncos traded up to take Cutler with the No. 11 pick of the 2006 draft, they probably would have been thrilled to know the quarterback would l...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  7. Ready for NFL Nation Live

    Bill Williamson

    The AFC West may be on the sidelines for the 2009 season, but we're still going to have a little championship day fun. Please join me in our NFL Nation Live event Sunday. I'll be checking in during the AFC championship game between Indianapolis an...

    Blog | January 24, 2010
  8. AFC West this offseason: What to expect

    Bill Williamson

    With San Diego wondering what happened last Sunday against the New York Jets instead of preparing for the Colts in the AFC championship game, the 2009 season in the AFC West is officially over. The focus is fully on the offseason. Here is a look a...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  9. Win and Chargers must go to Indy

    Bill Williamson

    SAN DIEGO --- The San Diego Chargers' road to the Super Bowl will have to go through Indianapolis. The No. 1 seeded Colts trashed No. 6 seed Baltimore, 20-3, Saturday night. Indianapolis will host the AFC championship game Jan. 24. The Colts wi...

    Blog | January 16, 2010
  10. AFC West notes: More on Cable

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Randy Hanson compared the Napa County district attorney's decision not to charge Oakland coach Tom Cable on assault charges to an official's call in the 1977 AFC championship game between the Raiders and the Br...

    Blog | October 23, 2009
  11. Rapid Reaction: Steelers 35, Chargers 24

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson PITTSBURGH -- With the opportunity to host the AFC Championship Game at home, the San Diego Chargers were unable to recover from a strange third quarter Sunday in a physical game in frigid weather. The Charge...

    Blog | January 11, 2009
  12. Tomlinson says he's 'doubtful'

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson Tomlinson As expected, San Diego star running back LaDainian Tomlinson did not participate in practice Wednesday as the Chargers began preparation in earnest for Sunday's AFC championship game at Pittsburgh. Tom...

    Blog | January 07, 2009
  13. Camp Confidential: Chargers primed for Super Bowl push

    Bill Williamson

    A year after advancing to the AFC Championship Game, the Chargers feel the time is now for the team to make a run for the Super Bowl, writes Bill Williamson.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2008
  14. Rivers' gutsy playoff performance paying dividends

    Bill Williamson

    Philip Rivers expects to be fully healthy by the time training camp rolls around. That's good news for a Chargers team that doesn't have many question marks heading into 2008, writes Bill Williamson.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2008
  15. Broncos take first step into larger world

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- This is why the Denver Broncos signed Peyton Manning. They want to storm into the playoffs. Sunday, the Broncos clinched the AFC West championship for the second straight season. It is the first time since the 1986-87 seasons that Den...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  16. Pats benefit from former Oakland prospect

    Bill Williamson

    There was an AFC West connection to one of the biggest plays of championship Sunday. Sterling Moore's short NFL career started in Oakland. Moore put himself in the NFL spotlight Sunday when he knocked the ball out of the hands of Baltimore's Le...

    Blog | January 23, 2012