Wednesday, November 27, Story Links

Despite Sunday night's loss, the Broncos are still tied for first place and control their own destiny. Read about it in today's story links.

Key plays hurting Denver's defense - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Wednesday, November 27, 2002 - For most of the season, the Denver Broncos' defense has been king of the NFL jungle. It has received glowing reviews for the speed of its linebackers and the blue-collar effort by the men in the trenches.

Elam's '02 year to forget - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Wednesday, November 27, 2002 - Denver Broncos kicker Jason Elam is ready to kick 2002 through the uprights, over the stadium and out of sight before moving on to '03. For Elam, it cannot come soon enough.

NFL has a peculiar look to it - Denver Post - Woody Paige
Wednesday, November 27, 2002 - In Greek mythology, Cassandra's prophesies were not trusted even though she intrepidly told venture capitalists to take the Greeks and the points against the highly favored Trojans. The Men of Troy lost straight up.

Broncos standing by their story - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
November 27, 2002 - As heartbreaking as their loss to Indianapolis on Sunday night was, the Denver Broncos can take comfort in two things: • They're still tied for first place in their division. • They control their own destiny.

Adams: Broncos' home woes historically ominous - Rocky Mountain News - Sam Adams
November 27, 2002 No NFL team has won a Super Bowl in a season in which it lost at least three conference games at home. The Denver Broncos already have lost three home games against AFC opponents. Is it the end of the world? No.

Broncos can give thanks for: - Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
November 27, 2002 - The Denver Broncos, despite last Sunday night's 23-20 overtime loss, have a lot to be thankful for this week. For starters: Parity.

Achilles' heel of Broncos: late field goals by opponents - San Diego Union Tribune - Kevin Acee
November 27, 2002 - The last time these teams met, Denver was angry about having been embarrassed by Baltimore on "Monday Night Football." Now, the Broncos are motivated by an overtime loss to Indianapolis on Sunday night.

It's a race for Griese with Bolts coming up - San Diego Union Tribune - Kevin Acee
November 27, 2002 - The prognosis after Denver Broncos quarterback Brian Griese tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee Nov. 17 hinted that Griese could be out for an extended period. But there is a sense of urgency in the decisions teams make at this point in the season.

Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers - DenverBroncos.com
November 27, 2002 - The Broncos will look to bounce back from their 23-20 overtime loss at home to Indianapolis Sunday, but will have to do it in unfriendly confines. Denver travels to San Diego to face the Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in a battle of AFC West leaders.


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