The AFC West was hyped as the greatest division in NFL history prior to the 2022 season. The Kansas City Chiefs were already at the mountaintop with the likes of the LA Chargers, Denver Broncos and Las Vegas Raiders all making big additions.
The 2023 offseason has been a lot more mellow for the division and the hype around the four teams in the West has subsided. Ranking each team's offseason from worst to best is a bit harder to do as smaller moves were made around the edges.
That being said, when looking at the key departures and additions for each team, there is one team that painfully sticks out for having the worst offseason in the division.
4. Las Vegas Raiders
The Las Vegas Raiders arguably got worse as a team this offseason and the fanbase will still try and convince everyone else that the team got better. The biggest change was at quarterback, where the Raiders parted ways with Derek Carr simply to sign a worse version of Carr in Jimmy Garoppolo.
At best Jimmy G is as good as Carr is but now he has to play away from San Francisco where Kyle Shanahan can make a high school quarterback look good. Even worse for Jimmy G, he lost what would've been one of his biggest targets in Darren Waller, who is now with the New York Giants.
Tyree Wilson and Michael Mayer are solid additions but that is what you should be getting with the seventh and 35th overall picks. Add in the looming Josh Jacobs situation and the fear that he could hold out and it is hard to argue for Vegas getting any better this offseason.