(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Instead of talking about the Super Bowl, Broncos coach John Fox focuses on the small goals his team has to meet to get there.
On an almost daily basis, he sets incremental, easy-to-digest benchmarks - cut down on turnovers, get a little better every game, play your best football come December - that rarely bring up the words ''Super Bowl,'' but are certainly formulated with that in mind.
''As a coach, that's kind of your job, just looking for little carrots out there to maybe give guys a little extra juice,'' Fox said. ''You look at different things and set those kinds of goals.''
When the Broncos reached one of their goals by wrapping up the AFC West on Sunday, Fox joined a couple of coaching stalwarts from the 1970s, Chuck Knox and Ted Marchibroda, as only the third coach in NFL history to take over a team with a losing record and win back-to-back division titles in his first two years.
It was yet another in a l...