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NFL Standings Week 16: Denver Broncos Still In 1st Place But Even Kansas City Chiefs Can Win AFC West

The Denver Broncos remain in first place of the AFC West, but the rest of the division can still take the title.

The Denver Broncos remain atop the AFC West standings despite Sunday's 41-23 loss to the New England Patriots at home. What looked to be a shootout eventually turned into a one-sided affair for the Broncos. Tim Tebow was unable to lead a fourth quarter comeback, as Tom Brady had put the Patriots in too large of a lead for the Broncos' signal caller to attempt a comeback. They are now 8-6.

The Oakland Raiders could have also moved up to 8-6, but the team squandered a potential victory by allowing two touchdowns in the final two minutes of the game, falling, 28-27, after Sebastian Janikowski had his 65-yard field goal attempt blocked to end the game.

The San Diego Chargers up-ended the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night Football, 34-14, to remain in the AFC West race. However, the Kansas City Chiefs pulled off the biggest upset of the day by defeating the Green Bay Packers, 19-14. The Packers are now 13-1 while the Chiefs are 6-8 and still have a shot at winning the division.


AFC West Standings

W L T PF PA
Denver 8 6 0 292 342
San Diego 7 7 0 358 313
Oakland 7 7 0 317 382
Kansas City 6 8 0 192 319

(updated 12.18.2011 at 11:20 PM EST)


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