Besides serving as the players’ off day, Tuesdays are also good for one final look back at the game played on Sunday, before all of the focus shifts to the next opponent. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid highlighted some of the things that he took away from his team's performance in Denver.
When coach Reid and his staff put the Chiefs in position, where they'll have opportunities to maximize their strengths, the rest is up to the players, regardless of the opponent they're playing.
The execution of each play that is called starts in the film room and on the practice field, where Chiefs WR
“We just have to bounce back, get back to the X’s and O’s, take it one play at a time," Bowe said. "The plays we left out there, we have to fix that in practice and move forward to San Diego.”
“We are going to use it as a learning experience, move forward to the film and focus on San Diego," McGrath said. "We have Denver coming back to Kansas City in two weeks, and we are looking forward to that opportunity, but we have a tough and talented Chargers team coming in this week and that's where all of our focus is going to be.”
On the defensive side of the ball, Chiefs CB
"We still have to find some kind of way to force some turnovers," Smith said. "Whether it is with fumbles or interceptions or whatever, we need to be able to create more opportunities for our offense. We will go back to work tomorrow and check the film to see where we can make some improvements. We have a big division game next week, so there is no time for us to feel sorry for ourselves. We are a very tough defense and we are going to go out and compete."
The competition begins tomorrow, on the practice field, leading to Sunday's AFC West showdown with the San Diego Chargers.