Tuesday, April 01, 2003 - On the first day of the Denver Broncos' offseason workout program, their new quarterback shook some hands, pumped iron, sprinted until his lungs burned, busted his gut doing crunches and topped it off with 45 minutes of yoga.
Workouts let Smith feel better - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Tuesday, April 01, 2003 - Pain never felt so good to Rod Smith. The Denver Broncos wide receiver grumbled a bit after his first offseason workout Monday, but he made it clear there was no place he would rather be.
Broncos, Plummer start sweating it out - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
April 1, 2003 - For four years, Jake Plummer wore a Sun Devil on his helmet. Monday, he met the real thing, at least according to his new Denver Broncos teammates.
Backup confirms he's returning - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
April 1, 2003 - A few weeks ago, Steve Beuerlein was 99 percent certain he was retiring. But the quarterback, as reported last week by the Rocky Mountain News, made it official Monday night, telling Channel 4 that he would return to be Jake Plummer's backup.
Plummer Ready and Rolling at First Workout - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
March 31, 2003 - It's inaccurate to surmise that Jake Plummer went through the paces of his first workout as a member of the Denver Broncos with the enthusiasm of his rookie season. Truth be told, he'd reverted much further back into his past than just 1997.
Broncos in Full Gallop as Offseason Program Begins - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
March 31, 2003 - Three months and two days have passed since the Broncos' 2002 season ended. Therefore, one might believe that the Broncos' opening day of offseason conditioning workouts was an opportunity to gently ease into the grind of four-times-a-week sessions.