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Broncos rank No. 11 in total defense despite season of injuries

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Boxer Mike Tyson used to say, "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth."

That was the case for the Denver Broncos, who certainly had a plan on defense coming into the season -- a plan built around coach Vic Fangio's arrival -- but that was before all the injuries.

"You adjust," Fangio said. " ... That's part of the NFL, things happen, you adjust."

Even with the injuries and adjustments, the Broncos are still a top-tier defense. They rank No. 11 in total defense (324.3 yards allowed per game), No.