In an Insider piece, Gary Horton looks at the top-10 tandems in the AFC. Two AFC West pairs made the list.
I can’t argue with those choices. Both pairs are major plus areas for their teams.
If I had to rank the Chiefs’ best pair it would be running backs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis. The free-agent signing of Hillis makes this a terrific tandem. For San Diego, I’d go with quarterback Philip Rivers and tight end Antonio Gates. It has proven to be one of the best pass-catch combinations in the NFL for the past several years.
Who are your best AFC West pairs? Fill up the comments section below with your thoughts.
In other AFC West notes:
Kansas City safety Eric Berry told Sirius NFL Radio he is completely healthy. He suffered a torn ACL in his knee in Week 1 last year. He has been expected to be full go for training camp, so this news stays in line with that plan.
The NFL changed the times of several late Sunday games that will affect the AFC West in 2012.