TAKING HEART: Though it's hard to find positives in a loss, the Broncos can sleep a little easier knowing this stat: The last four Super Bowl champions — and five of the last seven — lost in Week 15. Not a bad bit of knowledge for a team that headed into the playoffs last year on an 11-game winning streak, then promptly lost.
AP Sports Writer Pat Graham contributed to this report.
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