AFC West Update: Broncos Keep Winning, Chiefs Snap Losing Streak

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The Oakland Raiders beat the San Diego Chargers 37-29 last Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium, bringing their overall record to 3-3.

The Silver and Black now own sole possession of second place in the AFC West, so heading into their Week 8 matchup with the New York Jets, let's get you caught up on what's happening around the rest of the AFC West.

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DENVER BRONCOS

Peyton Manning and Co. just keep rolling, as they're now 6-0 and sitting alone at the top of the AFC West.

The Broncos were on the bye last week, but even though they didn't take the field Sunday, that didn't stop their kicker, Brandon McManus from being named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month.

McManus connected on two game-winning field goals in October and only missed 1 of the 11 field goals he attempted.

Next on the schedule for the Denver Broncos?

A meeting with Aaron Rodgers and the undefeated Green Bay Packers.

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS The Kansas City Chiefs snapped their five-game losing streak last Sunday, hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers and defeating them 23-13.

In the win, quarterback Alex Smith threw for 251 yards and 1 touchdown, with Charcandrick West adding 110 yards and a score on the ground.

Admittedly, the 2015 campaign hasn't gotten off to a great start for the Chiefs, but regardless of their record, one player who is still playing at a consistently high level is outside linebacker Tamba Hali.

After securing two sacks against the Steelers, Hali has now tallied 82.5 sacks for his career and ranks third in Chiefs history.

However, Hali still has a long ways to go to catch Derrick Thomas who owns the franchise record with 126.5 sacks.

Hali and the Chiefs return to the field Sunday, flying to London to take on the Detroit Lions as part of the NFL International Series.

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SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

After losing to the Oakland Raiders 37-29 last Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, the Chargers currently have an overall record of 2-5.

Quarterback Philip Rivers has been impressive this season, but the Chargers have had a hard time piling up wins.

Admittedly, the team has been bitten by the injury bug, but they received some good news this week as outside linebacker Tourek Williams returned to practice after injuring his foot in the team's first preseason game.

The Chargers next matchup comes this Sunday as they travel to Baltimore to take on the Ravens.

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