A defensive turnaround for Broncos

New players, new attitude drive 4-0 Denver

Updated: October 8, 2009, 7:55 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH -- A little less than a year ago, Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey stood on the sideline at Gillette Stadium in an oversized blue and orange parka that could hardly contain his frustration.

A groin tear chased Bailey from the field that night, but the injury was the least of his concerns. Bailey's pain came from watching a hapless Denver defense give up five touchdowns over the final three quarters, resulting in a 41-7 thumping of his team by the Patriots.

Bailey ...

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