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Broncos seek to shore up turnover problem

Associated Press Modified: October 10, 2012 at 3:17 pm •  Published: October 10, 2012

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — It's the same drill in almost every football game: The ball hits the ground, players follow. Fingers get pried, eyes gouged, sometimes worse. Eventually, a referee dives into the pile trying to figure out who's at the bottom with his arms around the ball.

So far in 2012, that player is almost certainly not a member of the Denver Broncos.

Over their first five games, the Broncos have scrapped for 13 fumbles — seven by their own offense, six when the defense is on the field. Of those 13, the Broncos have recovered two.