Broncos Briefs: Vance Joseph confident team will rebound from loss to Kansas City(Ryan O'Halloran, Denver Post)
Calling his team "different," coach Vance Joseph said Tuesday he is confident the Broncos will quickly rebound from their 27-23 loss to Kansas City and begin focusing on Sunday's game at the New York Jets.
"We're all disappointed we didn't win the game because (the team) played their hearts out," Joseph said. "The facts are that we've been in four tough football games and we're 2-2. We have a lot of football left. I think this league is about playing your best football late and I think we're heading that way."
The Broncos have played three games decided by three or fewer points, tied with Tennessee and Cleveland for most in the NFL.
Upon further review: A closer look at what worked and what didn't for Broncos in loss to Chiefs(Nicki Jhabvala, The Athletic)
Harris said after the game that if they can figure out why and how they continually beat themselves in critical situations, these Broncos will have a chance.
In the first half, they showed glimpses of that team. The run game was alive and well, thanks to their two rookie backs. And the defense played tight coverage to hold Mahomes to 65 passing yards and zero touchdowns.
"We're hungry. We're a hungry team," Harris said. "The young guys are hungry. They want to keep playing, they want to make a name for themselves, keep balling and show the reason why they're supposed to be on this team.
Joseph after tough loss: Coaches 'have to be at best when it matters'(Mike Klis, 9NEWS)
"Royce the last two week is hitting his stride,'' Joseph said. "He is playing at a high level. To watch him last night, obviously we're blocking well up front, but he turned nothing into something. That's Royce. That's what he was in college.
"I'm looking forward to getting him more touches. He played about 16 or 17 plays last night, but he needs more opportunities because he is playing good football."
Broncos need to run more if they want to win more(Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
The Broncos might need a little more quantity of that quality.
"We ran the ball well. We started off so many series just pounding the rock at second-and-1, first-and- 10," quarterback Case Keenum said after Monday night's 27-23 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. "Even with some loaded boxes that K.C. brought, our offensive line played really well. ... We've got to keep running the ball well. If we keep running the ball like we do, we're going to win a lot of games."