AFC West links: Peyton Manning in TV ad

Denver Broncos

What if Peyton Manning takes a hit and is lost for a significant amount of time, or worse yet, the entire season? NFL.com's Dan Hanzus examines the depth chart behind Manning.

Adrian Adame, a Colorado Springs native and father of three children who lost their home in the Waldo Canyon fires, received support from Broncos defensive linemen Ben Garland and Justin Bannan and Miles the mascot early this week. "My son plays football, so meeting the Broncos, he'll remember that for the rest of his life -- seeing how big this guys were, that's pretty motivating," Adame told Sam Davis of Broncos.com.

When it comes to Super Bowl odds, the Broncos are tied with the Lions and Bears at 20-to-1, according to the Denver Post's Mike Klis.

The league's most prominent pitchman, Peyton Manning, will appear in a new Buick commercial on Wednesday night during the ESPY Awards show.

Kansas City Chiefs

Dwayne Bowe and the Chiefs have almost exactly one week for the two sides to decide on how the 2012 season will play out for the wide receiver.

Offensive coordinator Brian Daboll referred to Alex Tanney as “trick shot” during one of the rookie’s first OTA practices as a member of the Chiefs. Josh Looney of Chiefs Insider explains the history behind the nickname.

Oakland Raiders

Veteran defensive end Richard Seymour says coach Dennis Allen has the "it factor," writes Gregg Rosenthal on NFL.com.

General manager Reggie McKenzie described talks between the Raiders and strong safety Tyvon Branch’s agent about a long-term contract as ongoing, the Oakland Tribune reports.

San Diego Chargers

The Chargers admit that reaching out to rival fans may have been a bad idea, writes Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The all-time Chargers great is hosting the LaDainian Tomlinson Preparatory Academy this weekend.