Five Keys for a Chargers AFC West Takeover

Eddie Royal (11) and the high-flying Chargers offensive core of wide receivers and tight ends could prove to be unstoppable come December and January. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
The Chargers need to have their running game in high gear against the Denver Broncos, which they were not able to do against the Kansas City Chiefs the first time the two teams met during the 2014 NFL season. A more balanced running back will help the Chargers in their quest to win the AFC West title. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
The Chargers need to have their running game in high gear against the Denver Broncos, which they were not able to do against the Kansas City Chiefs the first time the two teams met during the 2014 NFL season. A more balanced running back will help the Chargers in their quest to win the AFC West title. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
Jahleel Addae and the Chargers defense must pose a stiffer challenge to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos offense than they did against Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
Jahleel Addae and the Chargers defense must pose a stiffer challenge to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos offense than they did against Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite losing that game, the Chargers still have one of more improved defenses in the NFL. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
Quarterback Philip Rivers is going to have to be on point with his receivers against the Denver Broncos' revamped defense. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
Quarterback Philip Rivers is going to have to be on point with his receivers against the Denver Broncos’ revamped defense. Rivers is off to having another great season. The Chargers will need him to keep it going the rest of the way. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
Eddie Royal (11) and the high-flying Chargers offensive core of wide receivers and tight ends could prove to be unstoppable come December and January. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
Eddie Royal (11) and the high-flying Chargers offensive core of wide receivers and tight ends could prove to be unstoppable come December and January. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
Special teams play that includes the kicking game with Nick Novak (9), will play a critical part in the Chargers success this season. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
Special teams play that includes the kicking game with Nick Novak (9), will play a critical part in the Chargers success this season. Photo Credit: Kevin Reece/News4usonline.com
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