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Horse Tracks: Sports Illustrated names Phillip Rivers, not Peyton Manning the AFC West MVP

Good Morning Broncos Country!

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According to Sports Illustrated's Chris Burke, San Diego Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers, not Peyton Manning will be the "AFC West MVP" this season.

It's like clockwork, every time in late August/early September the NFL media starts hyping up the Chargers and Chiefs, and how they will dethrone the Denver Broncos.

This year is no different. Chris Burke of believes that Phillip Rivers will be the "AFC West MVP", and names the Kansas City Chiefs as a "darkhorse team".

Despite all this talk, the Denver Broncos are 17-1 against the AFC West since Peyton Manning joined the team. They have been the kings of the AFC West since Tim Tebow was running around on the field and pulling miracles out of his...

This season will be no different. The Broncos will once again sweep the AFC West, and be AFC West champs when the season ends.

As for "AFC West MVP's", the Broncos have a handful of players who will be more deserving of this award than Rivers. Peyton Manning could have one more great season left in him, especially with Gary Kubiak as his coach. Running back C.J. Anderson could lead the league in rushing, and Von Miller could be the sack king by season's end.

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