Broncos fans count down play clock as offensive struggles continue in win over Texans

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Tired of their team's poor clock management on Sunday afternoon, Broncos fans decided to help. Onlookers at Empower Field at Mile High began counting down the play clock "5, 4, 3, 2, 1..." near the end of Denver's 16-9 win over Houston.

"Yeah, I guess that was helpful if needed," quarterback Russell Wilson said, chuckling, via the team transcript. "I guess they do that in basketball sometimes -- you know I've been around some basketball players and stuff like that. You know, this crowd was amazing tonight.

Through two weeks, the Broncos have struggled to get in and out of the huddle in a timely fashion. On Sunday, they were called for two delay-of-game penalties and three false starts, usually not an issue at home games.

"We're just going to have to be sure we evaluate everything, whether it's getting the personnel out there or lack thereof and making sure the plays are coming in nice and clean," Denver head coach Nathaniel Hackett said. "We've just got to keep talking about that. I'll talk with Russ, find out anything that I can do to help him make it better."