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Know the Enemy Daily Links 8/18: Broncos Dominate, Chargers and Chiefs don't

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AFC West

Broncos:

Broncos 49ers final score: Perfect Peyton Manning spoils Levi's Stadium debut 34-0 - Mile High Report

Broncos quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler were nearly perfect in throttling the San Francisco 49ers 34-0 in Week 2 of the 2014 preseason.



On a team with plenty of defensive stars, two young linebackers are being touted as the leaders of the defense by their teammates.



The Chiefs (1-1) moved the ball well early on without star running back Jamaal Charles, but were forced to settle for a pair of field goals -- one of them a 54-yarder by Ryan Succup.


Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe has been suspended one game for his marijuana-related arrest on November 12, 2013. Bowe later plead guilty to lesser charges. He will miss the Chiefs season opener against the Tennessee Titans.



Going through the box score of the San Diego Chargers preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks to determine which players performed above, or below, expectations.


Here are your weekly five lessons from the past week's game.

NFL



In 2013, teams like Chip Kelly's Philadelphia Eagles took the NFL by storm with an up-tempo offensive approach. Bucky Brooks breaks down a tactic that's spreading across the league like wildfire.


When the NFL season begins in a few weeks, roughly one-quarter of the league's 32 teams, give or take, figure to be led by quarterbacks in their first, second or third years.