Ways to deal with the ‘Broncos blues’

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 17: Tight end Noah Fant #87 of the Denver Broncos drops a pass while bring defended by safety Daniel Sorensen #49 of the Kansas City Chiefs and safety Juan Thornhill #22 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the second quarter at Empower Field at Mile High on October 17, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

DENVER — The Broncos’ crushing defeat to the Chiefs Thursday night still stings for many fans.

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, a family psychologist, says there are four steps to take to lift Broncos County out of its collective funk:

  1. Make sure others know you are upset with the game and not them.
  2. Turn off the television and talk radio.
  3. If possible, talk to other Broncos fans.
  4. Put a time limit on how long you sulk.

“That’s what sports teams do: they bring people together,“ said Ziegler. “You want to make sure you are just talking to other fans who get it and who are in the same mind space as you, but not allowing it to fuel your fire.”

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