Around the AFC West: Raiders legend Kenny Stabler Passed Away at Age 69

A roundup of this week’s headlines around the AFC West division

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Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning ranked fifth on the "NFL Top 100"

Broncos.com called offensive lineman Ty Sambrailo the number one newcomer to watch at training camp

Broncos.com senior digital reporter Andrew Mason ranked the top fresh faces headed into Denver Broncos training camp, and OL Ty Sambrailo topped the list.

*"When Ryan Clady tore his anterior cruciate ligament, Sambrailo became not only the most crucial new Bronco, but one of the most vital components to the entire team, period," Mason wrote. *

The Broncos selected Sambrailo in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Read the full article and explanation here.

Rookie linebacker Shane Ray says his injury is an afterthought at this point

San Diego Chargers

Ladarius Green will need to step up early in the season in Antonio Gates' absence

http://chargers.com/news/2015/07/08/ladarius-green-ready-make-plays …

Linebacker Manti Te'o is becoming a leader on the Chargers defense

Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o made the defensive calls during offseason practices and is expected to take on a leadership role in 2015, writes Eric D. Williams of ESPN.

Williams highlighted Te'o's comments on new San Diego linebackers coach Mike Nolan.

"Coach Nolan brings an old-school feel to not only our position, but to the defense as a whole," Te'o said. "He's all about making plays. He's all about doing whatever it takes to put each piece in a position to make a play. It's definitely a good thing to have him here."

Read the full article from Williams here.

A look into the offseason of Chargers head coach Mike McCoy

Oakland Raiders

Ken Stabler, the Super Bowl XI-winning quarterback for the Raiders, passed away at age 69

NFL and Raiders legend John Madden reflected on the passing of Stabler

A video tribute via Raiders.com on Stabler

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