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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Remaining AFC West needs

By Bill Williamson

With the draft in the books, let’s look at some of the remaining needs for each team in the AFC West:

Denver Broncos

Needs: Defensive line, safety, running back

Summary: It’s all for depth reasons, but Denver could use a defensive tackle and a backup running back for sure.

Kansas City Chiefs

Needs: Inside linebacker, offensive line,

Summary: The Chiefs are deep and they appear set. The above needs aren’t pressing.

Oakland Raiders

Needs: Cornerback, tight end, offensive line, running back, quarterback

Summary: I would like to see Oakland get deeper across the board. I’m sure they will look to add a tight end, cornerback and running back at some point. This roster will evolve all the way through the preseason. Perhaps Oakland will look at a veteran tight end such as Dallas Clark or Jeremy Shockey if the situation is right.

San Diego Chargers

Needs: Cornerback, offensive line, nose tackle, running back

Summary: San Diego has made many additions, but I can see the Chargers adding a veteran or two at a few spots just to deepen the roster as they did Monday with guard Rex Hadnot.