Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Schedule odds and ends
By Bill Williamson
The prodigious Jason Vida of ESPN Stats & Information has come up with some nuggets for each team’s 2012 schedule. Let’s take a look at what he has come up for the four AFC West teams:
Five prime-time games are tied for most of any team, including the first two games and four of the first seven games
Denver faces 2011 playoff teams in its first three games and six of its first eight games (only face 1 2011 playoff team in final eight games).
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
The Chiefs have two stretches from Oct. 14 to Nov. 12 when they have at least 11 calendar days between games.
The final six games are against teams that did not have a winning record in 2011.
The Raiders leave the state of California once in the final five games.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS
The Chargers have four straight games against 2011 playoff teams in Weeks 11-14.