Broncos' Marshall not sorry for fight with Moreno
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- The Denver Broncos have shown very little fight during their month of misery -- except on their own sideline.
Wide receiver Brandon Marshall said he's not sorry for berating Knowshon Moreno after the rookie running back fumbled at the goal line during the Broncos' 32-3 loss to the San Diego Chargers.
In fact, he said more of his teammates should have shown some fire Sunday.
Moreno, who gave Marshall a two-handed shove to get away, said he didn't begrudge Marshall for his outburst because everybody is tired of losing.
"We've got a lot of emotional players on our team. I'm an emotional person myself," coach Josh McDaniels said following Denver's fourth straight loss. "Sometimes that happens. I'm not saying it's good, as long as people can work things out. Obviously we don't want to make scenes or problems for ourselves on the sideline. But there are a lot of things that happen on the sideline that involve emotion."
Like McDaniels' pregame trash task with some of San Diego's players.
During warmups, a Chargers linebacker chirped at McDaniels, who retorted that Denver "owned" them.
"It's just all fun and games. We didn't look much into it," said Chargers linebacker Shaun Phillips, who forced a fumble on Chris Simms' first drop-back. "As a coach, I hope he has that mindset, but to say you own us? You beat us one time. How much has he really done in this league? He had a team 6-0 and now he's looking up at us in second place."
McDaniels, 33, took the NFL by storm, winning his first six games, including a 34-23 victory at San Diego on Oct. 19 that put the Broncos 3