Broncos Gardener and Newman arrested

Defensive tackles Russell Newman and Daryl Gardener were arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct after an incident at a restaurant. Read about the arrest as well as articles on Jake Plummer in today's story links.

Broncos Newman, Gardener arrested - Daily Camera - Associated Press
July 19, 2003 - Two Denver Broncos were arrested after an altercation on Friday with another customer at a restaurant, police said.

Same old Jake - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
July 19, 2003 - SMILEY CREEK, Idaho - The sun was just beginning to peek over the treetops when Marilyn Plummer eased into position to meditate on the small wooden footbridge. Below her was Smiley Creek, gurgling with the crystal-clear runoff from some of Idaho's highest mountains.

Snake charms Broncos - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
July 19, 2003 - Once deemed the next Joe Montana, Jake Plummer crossed paths with the real McCoy three years ago. And as they joked around on the golf course, Plummer offered an apology for not living up to the comparisons. "Sorry for bringing down the Joe Montana image," he quipped. And they laughed. But who will be laughing at the end of this season?

Top 10 things you didn't know about Jake Plummer - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
July 19, 2003 - His dad is responsible for Jake's trademark look - white socks pulled up high. "Steve's calves were always so skinny he had to wear his socks that high if he wanted them to stay up," Jake's mother Marilyn said.

Top 10 training camp questions - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
July 19, 2003 - Will the real Broncos please stand up? Denver started the first half 6-2 last season and established itself as an early Super Bowl favorite, only to collapse down the stretch in a string of close losses and near-misses.

Training Camp Preview: Special Teams - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
July 18, 2003 - What more could Jason Elam want out of his professional career? He has a new, five-year contract, two Super Bowl rings, the longest field goal in NFL history and, last year, he became the fastest specialized kicker to 1,100 points in NFL history (the only man who got there faster, Gino Cappalletti, was a kicker and wide receiver). With 1,193 points through 10 seasons, he has a chance to become the league's all-time leading scorer, given continued good health and a career that lasts into his 40s, just like those of Morten Andersen and Gary Anderson.

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