November 16, 2002 - The practice field had a funeral feel. Not that a morning walk-through usually comes replete with party hats and noisemakers, but as the Denver Broncos returned to work Wednesday after their stunningly one-sided loss to the Oakland Raiders, something palpable was different.
Adams: Broncos need to get a grip - literally - Rocky Mountain News - Sam Adams
November 16, 2002 - If only the Denver Broncos defense could get its hands on a thrown football. The Broncos defense has not recorded an interception in the past 14 quarters. That streak goes back to Oct. 13, when Denver lost to the Miami Dolphins at Invesco Field at Mile High.
Seahawks lose fans, advantage at stadium - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
November 16, 2002 - The Seattle Seahawks have a sparkling new stadium. Yet, just because it's there doesn't mean it's always full. While the local television blackout for Sunday's game against Denver has been lifted, there probably won't be a capacity crowd again at 67,000-seat Seahawks Stadium.
Seattle's 'scarecrow' might be frightening - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
November 16, 2002 - The statistic had misprint written all over it. Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck: 2.8 passer rating. Surely, there must be another number in there somewhere. But there wasn't.
Holmgren won't give up dual role - Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
November 16, 2002 - Mike Shanahan and Mike Holmgren have both been called masterminds, yet neither has mastered a playoff win without John Elway or Brett Favre, respectively.