Oct 26, 2010 1:43 AM
DENVER (AP) - The Denver Broncos pledged to do some deep thinking after a demoralizing and disconcerting 45-point loss to their archrival.
They have a short week to fix and forget an embarrassing defeat that saw the Oakland Raiders set a franchise record for points in a 59-14 rout Sunday. The Broncos (2-5) travel to London this week to face the San Francisco 49ers (1-6).
Two struggling squads - not exactly the prime matchup the league had in mind for an international audience.
The Broncos' egos are bruised and battered after the Raiders pounding, the team apologizing profusely after the game for the performance. Coach Josh McDaniels described their play as "awful" and safety Renaldo Hill called it "disappointing."
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