Around the AFC West: Broncos Kick Off Season With Super Bowl Rematch Thursday

News and notes from around the AFC West


Last week, the Kansas City Chiefs were ranked No. 8 in the Around the NFL Preseason Power Poll. This week, we'll take a look around the AFC West at the other teams as we approach Week 1 of the NFL regular season.

Denver Broncos Preseason Power Poll:No.9
Week 1 Opponent:vs.* *Carolina Panthers on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. CT

The defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos open up their season on national television this Thursday against the Carolina Panthers in the first Super Bowl rematch since 1970, when the Chiefs began their season against the Minnesota Vikings.

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San Diego Chargers Preseason Power Poll:No. 17
Week 1 Opponent:at Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. CT

The Chargers open their season at Arrowhead Stadium this Sunday against the Chiefs in the first AFC West divisional matchup of the year.

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Oakland Raiders Preseason Power Poll:No. 10
Week 1 Opponent:at New Orleans Saints at 12:00 p.m. CT

The Raiders will open their season away against the New Orleans Saints, who are looking to rebound from a disappointing 7-9 season.

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