Broncos open on the road

The Denver Broncos will open the 2003 season with two road contests. The first home game will be a Monday night match against the arch-rival Oakland Raiders. Read about it in today's story links.

Defense receives fast test - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Friday, April 04, 2003 - The start of the Jake Plummer era will serve as a reminder to the Corey Dillon error. The Broncos 2003 regular season, which the NFL released Thursday, aligns in a way to remind Denver of all its recent defensive errors.

Broncos: A big hitch is in offing - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
April 4, 2003 - It's been 20 years since the Denver Broncos opened the season with a pair of road games. Back then, John Elway was a rookie, learning what it took to play in the NFL. In 2003, it will be Jake Plummer taking his first snaps as the Broncos quarterback when the team opens on the road against Cincinnati and San Diego, before a Monday night showdown at home against AFC West rival Oakland.

Nick Rolovich's NFL Europe Journal -- Week 2 -- Ready for Action -
April 3, 2003 - After approximately a 10-hour trip that began in Orlando, Fla., we have successfully made it to Germany. We are situated in our hotel and ready to start the 2003 NFL Europe season. We arrived here on Thurs., March 27.

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