Saturday, October 15, 2011
AFC West notes
By Bill Williamson
Denver leader John Elway was among the many NFL types to attend the funeral of Mike Heimerdinger in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday. Heimerdinger died of cancer Sept. 30. He had two stints as an assistant coach in Denver.
The San Diego Union Tribune has an impressive player-by-player breakdown of the Chargers at their bye week.
Receiver Keary Colbert is enjoying a career resurgence with the Chiefs. He hasn’t played in the NFL since 2008.
Mike Lombardi of the NFL Network believes there is a”90 percent" chance Denver trades Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Lloyd by Tuesday’s trading deadline. The Broncos are reportedly searching for a mid-round pick in return for Lloyd, who is in the final year of his contract.