CLOSE BUT NO CIGAR

 

The Chiefs and Chargers bolstered the top overall records in the conference but both fell short in their quest to reach Super Bowl 53. While the Broncos and Raiders missed the Playoffs again and endured another frustrating season. 

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Lance Goodman

7/16/19

2018 SEASON REVIEW
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

Kansas City led the NFL as the highest scoring team in the league but also had arguably the worst defensive unit, which left the Chiefs a few plays short of making the Super Bowl. 

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

After a strong regular season that included impressive road wins against some of toughest teams in the NFL. The Chargers had everyone sold on a different ending to their season but it ended all the same. 

DENVER BRONCOS

The Broncos were competitive for most of the season and remained in the Playoff hunt, until some key injuries, inconsistent play at Quarterback and timid play calling ultimately ended their season.

OAKLAND RAIDERS

After a slow start and decsions to trade away their two best players, it didn't take long to see that Oakland is a team that is currently going through the motions, with its main focus on the future in Las Vegas.

2018  FINAL AFC WEST OFF SEASON GRADES
  • L.A. Chargers: B+

  • Denver: B

  • Kansas City: C

  • Oakland: C-

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2018 RECORDS

Kansas City Chiefs 12-4

Los Angeles Chargers 12-4

Denver Broncos 6-10

Oakland Raiders 4-12