Thursday, May 08, 2003 - It's no secret Clinton Portis wants a new, revised contract. But that desire is not going to keep the Denver Broncos running back from attending the team's three-day minicamp that opens Friday.
Cole aims to catch up to his potential - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
May 8, 2003 - The most recent time anyone saw Chris Cole in an organized football setting, the Denver Broncos receiver was making perhaps his best catch in three years with the team. Unfortunately for Cole, he also came down awkwardly on his right wrist in the Broncos' first preseason game in August and endured an ugly dislocation. The injury required season-ending surgery for a player who has been alternately tantalizing with his talent and maddening with his inconsistency since his selection in the third round of the 2000 draft.
A Special Offseason - DenverBroncos.com - James Merilatt
May 7, 2003 - For NFL players, the offseason can be filled with a wide variety of activities. With the six-month grind that starts in July and culminates in January behind them, they are finally afforded a moment to catch their breath, spend time with family and friends, take a vacation, and pursue off-field interests. In addition, the offseason gives players a chance to let their body recover from the pounding endured over the course of 16 games, rehab injuries and prepare for the coming year. It's a busy time of year, one that flies by in an instant.