Huff was overmatched during his first game as the replacement for Reed, dominated by tight end Julius Thomas for a pair of touchdown passes.
Despite the rough game, Huff said he's confident it's correctable.
"I think we'll be fine because a lot of our mistakes were us beating ourselves," Huff said. "We know what went wrong on each play. There's no sense in yelling. It was obvious, and we can fix it."
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Both cornerback Jimmy Smith and strong safety James Ihedigbo had their share of issues as Manning averaged 9.9 yards per passing attempt.
"Anytime you get beat like that, it's embarrassing," Ihedigbo said. "Our fans deserve more from us."
The Broncos' touchdowns, including a long score of 78 yards to Thomas to cap their scoring, averaged 26.5 yards per score.
One of the puzzlements for the Ravens was not being more successful against Manning despite sacking him three times and hitting him nine times.
"It just wasn't enough," defensive tackle Chris Canty said. "We understand as a defensive front we have to create more pressure and make things a little bit easier for the guys on the back end. It's not a time for us to panic. Big plays in this business will kill you, offenses are too good."
Pees acknowledged that he took the Broncos game to heart, especially as the Ravens' Super Bowl banner will be unveiled Sunday.
"It's real personal," Pees said. "I love this defense, I love these guys. We put a lot of work in this summer and a lot of work into that game plan for Denver. It bothers me because I want us to be a top 10 defense. I think we are a top-tier defense, if we don't do those things.
"I can't disregard those plays and say, 'Well, we're a great defense.' No, we gave up too many yards and too many points. We all take pride in our job, it's our heart and soul. The only thing that's going to take the stink off of it is you know what."
2013 defensive debut vs. 2012 performance
As the Ravens (0-1) try to rebound from a season-opening 49-27 loss to the Denver Broncos, here's a look at how the defense performed compared to how their season-long averages from last year:
Week 1 Points 49 2012 Points 20.23
Week 1 Total yards 510 2012 Total yards 352.5
Week 1 Rushing yards 65 2012 Rushing yards 122.8
Week 1 Passing yards 462 2012 Passing yards 228.1
Current defensive rankings: Total defense (32nd) Rushing defense (8t) Passing defense (32nd)
2012 rankings: Total defense: Total defense (17th) Rushing defense (20th) Passing defense (17th)
-- Aaron Wilson