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The New England Patriots loss Sunday night opened the door for the Denver Broncos to grab the number 2 seed in the AFC. The Broncos finish the regular season with home games against Cleveland in Week 16 and Kansas City in Week 17, winning both games would clinch the number 2 seed. At 11-3, the Broncos would lose a tie breaker with the Patriots because of a head to head loss. However, Denver isn’t looking back and knows what is ahead of them is exactly what they want. "Everybody understands the situation we’re in," wide receiver Brandon Stokley said. "We haven’t accomplished anything yet. It’s all about playing your best football in January. You want to feel good about what you do at the end of the regular season,” according to Greg Caldwell of denverbroncos.com "If we don’t play our best game against Cleveland this week, that will be all for naught," Fox said. "So all our focus will be on the Cleveland Browns, a team that’s won three out of four games." "Cleveland is a very good team," wide receiver Eric Decker said. "They beat Pittsburgh; they beat Cincinnati -- two playoff-contending teams. They’ve got a great running game, and their defense is stout. Our focus isn’t on whether we get a bye or not. It’s on beating (Cleveland) and taking care of this week.” "You get what you emphasize," he said. "We emphasize getting better every week and diving into the preparation. The old adage that you play like you practice has been the best measuring stick that I know of. At this point in the season, an old track coach told me way back — when I was more svelte and faster — you never look at the finish. You stay focused and you look straight ahead." "That’ll be our mindset."         var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});

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