AFC West

It’s going to be an exciting battle to see who wins the AFC West. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Return of wild, wild west is just what NFL needs

Bailed on the NFL season weeks ago? Tired of so many self-indulged,…

 

Oakland Raiders Owner Mark Davis speaks during a media conference Thursday in Oakland. With the Oakland Raiders’ long-term plans still up in the air, team officials announced Thursday afternoon that the team had agreed to a one-year lease extension to remain at the O.Co Coliseum for the 2016 NFL season. The deal also includes options for the 2017 and 2018 seasons, Raiders owner Mark Davis said at the press conference. (Ben Margot/AP)

Raiders agree to lease extension that keeps them in Oakland for at least one more year

Four weeks after being stymied in their effort to move to Los…

 

Performers unfurl a Mexican national flag prior to the start of the regular season NFL game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The NFL is planning to play a 2016 regular-season game in Mexico City, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.  (Marco Ugarte/2005 AP)

NFL schedules Raiders-Texans for 2016 game in Mexico City

Hola. The NFL is heading back to Mexico. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced…

 

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski faces reporters before practice on Thursday. The Patriots play the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship on Sunday. (Steven Senne/AP)

Mind games between Patriots-Broncos before big game Sunday

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Gronk pushes off. Brady whines. If it's AFC championship…

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski faces reporters before practice on Thursday. The Patriots play the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship on Sunday. (Steven Senne/AP)
Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper runs on his way to scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in San Diego. (Denis Poroy/AP)

Raiders search for quality win

Now that the Raiders appear to be competitive again, whispers have started…

Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper runs on his way to scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in San Diego. (Denis Poroy/AP)
An architectural rendering for a new NFL stadium is projected during a lunch sponsored by the Los Angeles Sports Council downtown Los Angeles Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. (Damian Dovarganes/AP)

Los Angeles stadium could bring shift in NFL divisions

LOS ANGELES — Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles…

An architectural rendering for a new NFL stadium is projected during a lunch sponsored by the Los Angeles Sports Council downtown Los Angeles Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. (Damian Dovarganes/AP)