Sep 23, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos head coach John Fox during the second half against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 37-21. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
KUSA - Barely 15 hours after improving to 3-0, Denver Broncos coach John Fox said his team has "all our focus" on the Philadelphia Eagles, who will come to Denver well-rested.
The Broncos rolled past the Oakland Raiders on Monday night, while the Eagles lost in Week 3 to their former coach Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs. In the Eagles' favor is their extended break since they played the Chiefs on Thursday night.
"They've had 10 days [to prepare,] we have six," Fox said Tuesday afternoon. "All our focus is on Philly."
Fox said he's fine with the schedule-making but doesn't have a lot of time for nonfootball issues this week.
"The schedule is what it is," Fox told reporters at Dove Valley. "I'm just agitated I'm not upstairs working right now."
The Eagles (1-2) got the break after playing three games in 11 days, opening with a win on Monday Night Football (Sept. 9) at Washington then home games Sept. 15 against San Diego followed by Thursday against the Chiefs.
"It was very important to take some time off, regroup, figure out what we need to do to become a better football team," Eagles quarterback Michael Vick told reporters Tuesday. "Everybody had the opportunity to look at their mistakes and the things they didn't do so well. We have a sense of what we need to do to get back on track."
Coming off the 37-21 win against the Raiders, Fox said there could be some carryover in game prep. Denver kept Terrelle Pryor in check Monday night, and this week they face another running quarterback in Vick. Pryor finished with 281 yards passing but just 36 yards rushing.
Vick has 832 yards passing this season (51-of-91 with five touchdowns and two interceptions) and another 187 yards rushing on 18 carries. Included in that is a career-best 61-yard scramble Thursday against the Chiefs. Receiver DeSean Jackson leads the Eagles with 359 yards on 19 receptions with two touchdowns.
"Last week, I likened Pryor to a young Michael Vick," Fox said. "There should be some carryover. That can work for you or against you."
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