Plummer ready to run offense

The Broncos mini-camp gets underway today and quarterback Jake Plummer gets his first chance at live plays on the field with his new teammates. Read about it in today's story links.

Uphill climb - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Friday, May 09, 2003 - For two days, Cecil Sapp sat waiting for the phone call that never came. Seven rounds came and seven rounds went, but nobody drafted the Colorado State running back. This morning, when the Denver Broncos report to their Dove Valley headquarters for the first day of minicamp, Sapp will step onto the field as an undrafted rookie free agent.

Portis eyeing boost in cash for solid year - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Friday, May 09, 2003 - With a contract tussle looming on the horizon, Clinton Portis had his say Thursday. On the eve of the Broncos' three-day minicamp, the second-year running back explained why he believes he deserves a reworked contract.

Plummer is now on call - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
May 9, 2003 - School has been in session for Jake Plummer the past month and a half. Now comes his first test: The Denver Broncos' new starting quarterback takes the field in a controlled, full-squad setting for the first time at the team's three-day mini-camp, which begins today.

Galloway Ready for Return to Field - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
May 8, 2003 - With the end of a college football career, there's usually some emotion or deep feeling -- extreme exultation, harrowing frustration or, if injury is the cause, knifing pain. But for Ahmaad Galloway, the Broncos' seventh-round pick, none of those applied. After he was hit while gaining the last of his 89 yards against Southern Mississippi, he made his way back to the sidelines, unaware of the severity of what had just transpired.

Nick Rolovich's NFL Europe Journal -- Week 7 -- Midseason Report - DenverBroncos.com
May 8, 2003 - At the halfway point of the season our team is really coming together off a big win versus our rival, Frankfurt. We managed to hold the Galaxy off by beating them 14-7. The home crowd of over 45,000 was very enthusiastic and loud. The whole community was looking forward to that game.

Last salary cap castoffs likely to land on feet - USA Today - Larry Weisman
5/8/2003 - One team's overpaid veteran becomes another's bargain-basement find when the NFL clubs go through their next roster spasms in June. Cutting players after June 1 allows the teams to spread the impact on the salary cap over the coming season and the following one and creates another mini-wave of "street" free agency. Denver Broncos quarterback Brian Griese and Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Kyle Brady can expect the release-and-catch treatment, though 13 of the 32 teams had less than $3 million in cap room available as of last week.

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