AFC West stock watch: Maxx Crosby and Frank Clark rise
The AFC West observed a couple of triumphs in Week 11. Be that as it may, it was the protective exhibitions of Frank Clark and Maxx Crosby that took the headlines.For the second in a row week, the Los Angeles Chargers indicated precisely who they are in a primetime setting.In substance, the Chargers Chargered by and by in Week 11, in a Monday Night Football misfortune to the primary spot Kansas City Chiefs.The Chargers, alongside the similarly wretched Denver Broncos, are everything except dead and the AFC West is a two-group race between the Chiefs and the upstart Oakland Raiders, who won their third straight game, all at home, in Week 11.Let’s take a gander at the risers and fallers in the AFC West headed into Week 12.RisersFrank Clark: On Monday night, Clark appeared as though he merited the $105 million agreement he got from the Chiefs this offseason. Clark battled to have an effect as a pass-rusher from the get-go in his Chiefs’ residency. Presently, he is turning it up and has been a finished player. He was totally problematic against the Chargers. The Chiefs need that Frank Clark on the off chance that they will be a factor in the postseason.Maxx Crosby: The Raiders’ tenderfoot resembles an extraordinary take. The fourth-round pick from Eastern Michigan has been dynamic all year. He has flashed and demonstrated maybe the Jared Allen examinations aren’t silly. In any case, in Week 11, Crosby dominated. He had four sacks in a 17- 10 Oakland prevail upon the Cincinnati Bengals. Crosby has the vibe of a beast who will be a pass-hurrying variable for quite a long time to come. He can be a face the Raiders work around as they move to Las Vegas.Patrick Mahomes’ legs: The Chiefs’ quarterback assumed control over the Chargers’ down with his legs. In his subsequent game over from a separated kneecap, Mahomes ran for a vocation high 59 yards. He broadened drives and ran brilliant. Running hasn’t been an immense piece of Mahomes’ down however with recipient Tyreek Hill out and the Chiefs’ down to their third running back, Mahomes did what his group expected to win, promoting his status as one of the NFL’s most imperative players.FallersThe Chargers: Man, this group is fumbling. They play a similar game each week. Is it on mentor Anthony Lynn? I don’t know. He isn’t getting his group’s errors amended, however this has been Chargers football for a considerable length of time. They are 4-7 with every one of the seven misfortunes being by one score. That has been the reserve for the establishment for 10 years. They can’t get it done.Philip Rivers: The greatest ebb and flow issue for the Chargers is Rivers, their conceivable Hall of Fame quarterback. Streams is a wreck at this moment. He tossed four interferences in the misfortune to the Chiefs and he tossed three block attempts in Week 10 against the Raiders. It is the first run through he’s at any point tossed seven captures in a two-game stretch in his vocation. Waterways turns 38 in under three weeks. He is a free specialist after the year. In the event that Rivers keeps on declining the remainder of the period, the Chargers may not select to re-sign him.The Broncos’ capacity to hold a lead: The Broncos are 3-7 and seem bound for a top-10 draft pick. Be that as it may, they contend far superior to their record demonstrates. All things considered, the primary concern is they can’t complete game. There was anything but an all the more distinct token of what he 2019 Vic Fangio Broncos are than what occurred in Week 11 at Minnesota. The Broncos were beating the Vikings, 20- 0, at halftime just to see Minnesota return to win. What a gut punch. However, the Broncos are utilized to it. It was their fourth blown lead in the final quarter this season. The Broncos’ could be contenders, yet they won’t be until Fangio makes sense of how to wrap up.