You pick it: AFC West storylines

Posted by ESPN.com’s Bill Williamson

The candidates are:

Garcia rips Raiders, Russell: Former Oakland backup quarterback and current free agent Jeff Garcia criticized the team and quarterback JaMarcus Russell in a radio interview.

Marshall comes alive: Denver receiver Brandon Marshall made a terrific catch-and-run on a 51-yard touchdown to help Denver beat Dallas and move the team's record to 4-0. Marshall had previously asked to be traded from Denver and was suspended by the team.

Thomas files grievance against the Chiefs: Linebacker Zach Thomas, who was with the Chiefs for four months and who was a final cut, is seeking his lost salary from Kansas City because he believes he was waived while injured.

Hit my mailbag with your choice for the story of the week. I will post some of your responses later in the week.