Around the AFC West: Chargers one to watch

Posted by ESPN.com staff

Denver Broncos

Kansas City Chiefs

  • As Derrick Thomas' Pro Football Hall of Fame induction draws closer, The Kansas City Star's Kent Babb starts the conversation about what the former Chiefs linebacker meant to the team and the city.

Oakland Raiders

San Diego Chargers

  • Chargers rookie running back Curtis Brinkley is in stable condition after being shot in his car outside of Philadelphia.

  • Count the Chargers as one of Mike Tanier's teams to watch in 2009.