It's the little things in life that get you by. Watching the Denver Broncos celebrate a tough win in the locker room is an elixir for the football soul.
http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1719434-get-si-subscription-with-... The Denver Broncos found a way to win in Week 8, overcoming three turnovers and the loss of their defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, to knock off the San Diego Chargers.
After the game, head coach Gary Kubiak gave his customary victory speech and handed out two game balls. One, to linebackers coach Reggie Herring, who took over play-calling duties after Phillips was taken to a Denver area hospital.
Two, to rookie punter Riley Dixon, whose 68-yard punt out of his own endzone helped pin Philip Rivers and the Chargers on their own 33-yard line with 2:08 left in the fourth quarter. The Broncos were protecting an eight-point lead.
Wade Phillips is back at Broncos headquarters coaching and game-planning for the Oakland Raiders.
Chad Jensen is the Publisher of Mile High Huddle. You can find him on Twitter @ChadNJensen.
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