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AFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days Away

As July begins, and kickoff weekend just 67 days away, much has happened in the NFL in the past week. Here’s a closer look at the headlines from the AFC squads this past week.

07/02/2013

McAfee Coliseum is shown during the Oakland Raiders game against the Denver Broncos at McAfee Coliseum on November 12, 2006 in Oakland, California. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 17-13. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

NFL Commissioner Goodell Says NFL Would Help Fund Oakland Stadium

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the league is willing to contribute funding to help build a stadium in Oakland to keep the Raiders in town.

12/06/2012

Broncos, Raiders Look To Keep Pace Sunday

In the early game, the Broncos face a Cincinnati squad that has fallen on hard times as of late, having dropped three straight.

11/04/2012

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AFC West Trying Hard To Be Mediocre At Best

When you looked at the AFC West before the 2012 campaign kicked off, there was little doubt that the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos were your favorites to battle for the crown.

10/19/2012

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Former Raider DE Smith Ordered To Stand Trial For 4 Murders

Former NFL player Anthony Wayne Smith has been ordered to stand trial for four murders.

10/12/2012

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Remember When The AFC West Mattered?

Coming into the 2012 campaign, there were certainly some questions as to whether or not the Broncos, Chargers, Raiders or Chiefs would be a credible threat to the rest of the AFC.

10/11/2012

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Will The Chargers Ever Have A True Home Field Advantage?

The locals will tell you that, as military town, San Diego is home to transplants from all over the country, especially other towns and states where professional sports are well represented. Many of those fans end up in Qualcomm Stadium rooting for the Chargers’ opponents.

09/26/2012

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Chargers’ Home Opener Is Likely To Be Blacked Out In LA Market

The Chargers’ home opener against the Tennessee Titans will most likely be blacked out on Sunday due to ‘several thousand tickets’ unsold.

09/12/2012

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Chargers Bolt Past The Raiders 22-14, Kaeding Hits 5 FG’s

This time around, the Chargers found Oakland to be just as hospitable, as Raider miscues on special teams, along with five Nate Kaeding field goals, helped propel San Diego (1-0) to the win.

09/11/2012

Mathews Out for Chargers’ Opener in Oakland

Excerpt: Mathews rushed for 1,091 yards last season in his second NFL campaign, injured his clavicle on his first carry of the first preseason game this summer. In that win over Green Bay. When the Bolts line up to meet the Raiders in Oakland, he still will not be in uniform, recovering from surgery. San Diego will also be without wide receiver Vincent Brown.

09/09/2012

Battle For The AFC West Starts With The Oakland Raiders

While Oakland leads the all-time series 57-45-2, the Chargers ran off quite a streak against their arch-rival in the previous decade, going 14-6 against the Silver and Black. Oakland, meantime, has won three of the last four encounters. The landscape of the AFC West may come into focus as early as Monday Night.

09/08/2012

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Former Raider Pleads Not Guilty To Four Murders

Former Raiders defensive end Anthony Wayne Smith pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder charges stemming from four killings nearly a decade apart.

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Raiders’ McFadden Opens Camp Feeling Healthy Again

In an offseason full of changes for the Oakland Raiders, perhaps the most positive development has been the health of a returning star.

07/31/2012

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Arraignment Postponed For Former Raider Accused In 4 Murders

The arraignment for a former Raiders defensive end accused of committing four murders was postponed Tuesday until August 1.

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NFL Will Try To Eliminate TV Cut-Offs By Pushing Back Afternoon Games To 1:25PM

In researching the kickoff time shift, the NFL analyzed games from the 2009-11 seasons and found that 44 games required part of the audience to be switched to a mandatory doubleheader game kickoff.,” said in a statement released by the Chargers. “With a 4:25 PM ET kickoff time, that number that would have been reduced by 66 percent to only 15 games

06/28/2012

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