Friday, September 12, 2003 - Broncos running back Clinton Portis is like one of those kitchen products advertised on late-night infomercials. He's the magic tool who can do it all. He slices and dices opposing defenses.
Rosenhaus new agent for Portis - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Friday, September 12, 2003 - One of football's best running backs joined forces Thursday with one of sports' biggest-name agents in the hope their team will score this offseason. Broncos running back Clinton Portis hired renowned sports agent Drew Rosenhaus to help him land the big-money contract that eventually will be coming his way. It's just a matter of when.
Plugging for Portis - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
September 12, 2003 - A week earlier, Clinton Portis missed the scheduled start of his initial Broncos podium news conference while grabbing a fast-food lunch. So when the Denver running back ascended to the dais Thursday, the media playfully wanted to know what was on the menu.
Broncos not convinced Boston's out - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer and Lynn DeBruin
September 12, 2003 - News that David Boston plans to take Sunday off because of a heel injury was met with skepticism Thursday by the Denver Broncos secondary. But even if the Chargers wide receiver fails to play, the two starting cornerbacks said, it doesn't change anything in terms of defensive approach.
Junior's achievements? Worry no more - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
September 12, 2003 - When Steve Beuerlein woke up Wednesday morning, one thought perked him up more than the smell of fresh-brewed coffee. "No Junior." For the first time in more than a dozen years, facing the San Diego Chargers doesn't mean facing Junior Seau.
Portis, Tomlinson set for 2002 replay - Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
September 12, 2003 - The San Diego Chargers traded the No. 1 overall pick, also known as Michael Vick, for LaDainian Tomlinson. And, so far, no one has been able to criticize the move. A year later, the Denver Broncos, after taking Ashley Lelie in the first round, had Clinton Portis fall into their backfield as the 51st player taken in the draft. And, so far, no one has been able to explain how that happened.
Broncos happy to see Seau, Harrison gone - Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
September 12, 2003 - Junior Seau and Rodney Harrison are no longer members of the San Diego Chargers. Does that mean the defense has lost its heart and soul? "I hope they miss them a lot," said Denver Broncos wide receiver Rod Smith, who has taken his share of lumps from the linebacker and strong safety over the years in the AFC West. "Those two guys were the pulse of their defense. Every time there was a tackle made, one of those two were on the tackle or a lot of times both of them."
Improvement, Not Revenge, Motivates Broncos 'D' - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Sept. 11, 2003 - In literature, culture and film, three is a magic number; after all, one doesn't see love squares or pentagons, but everyone knows of love triangles. For the Broncos, the 2003 schedule followed that pattern -- particularly with a triumvirate of season-opening games that could be considered grudge matches.
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