Evening AFC West notes
November, 26, 2010
By Bill Williamson | ESPN.com
It was expensive trip to Pittsburgh for the Raiders. Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly was fined $20,000 for an infraction against Pittsburgh. It was five thousand dollars less than defensive lineman Richard Seymour had to pay for popping Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Steelers’ 35-3 win.
- Oakland’s sell-out streak ended at one. After selling out against Kansas City, Sunday’s game against Miami will be blacked out on local television. Oakland has had blackouts in 12 of the past 13 games.
- It looks like Brandon Marshall will not have an AFC West reunion in Oakland. The current Miami and former Denver receiver has a serious hamstring injury that puts his availability in Oakland in doubt.
- ESPN Stats & Information looks at Peyton Manning’s recent struggles against San Diego. The Chargers visit the Colts on Sunday night in a pivotal game for both teams.
- St. Louis running back Steven Jackson is going to unique lengths to prepare to play in the high Denver altitude Sunday.
- Former Denver safety John Lynch will work Sunday’s game against St. Louis for Fox. It will be his first Denver game since becoming a color commentator. He retired in 2008 after being cut by Denver and New England.
- Mel Kiper takes a look at the surprising work of a couple of AFC West rookie receivers.