The 2014 NFL season is right around the corner and many are already wondering, who are the favorites to win the AFC and NFC? We’re going to dive in head-first and break the AFC down, division by division and see who are the contenders and who are merely pretenders.
Last season, the New England Patriots won the AFC East, the Cincinnati Bengals won the AFC North, the Indianapolis Colts took the AFC South and the Denver Broncos ran roughshod through the AFC West.
All four of those teams are in great position to repeat, but this is professional football — things rarely turn out the same as they look on paper. One key injury and the entire balance of the conference can shift.
Let’s get started with the AFC West!