Broncos send six to Europe

The Broncos have allocated six players to participate in the 2004 NFL Europe season, including defensive linemen Nick Eason, and Clint Mitchell (in photo). Denver also signed running back Santonio Beard as reported in today's news.


Monday, February 9, 2004 - The Denver Broncos allocated six players to participate in the 2004 NFL Europe season, including defensive linemen Nick Eason, Clint Mitchell and Thomas Pittman, running back Ahmaad Galloway, wide receiver Nate Jackson and quarterback Tory Woodbury.

Four players (Eason, Galloway, Pittman and Woodbury) have been allocated to play for the Scottish Claymores, and the other two will play for the Amsterdam Admirals (Mitchell) and the Rhein Fire (Jackson).

Bowlen family hid role in Broncos, papers say - Denver Post - Kris Hudson
Tuesday, February 10, 2004 - Shortly after Pat Bowlen bought the Denver Broncos in 1984, his family discussed their ownership of the team and how to "screen" their involvement from former owner Edgar Kaiser, according to documents detailed Monday in U.S. District Court.

Broncos send 6 players to NFL Europe - Denver Post - Associated Press
Monday, February 09, 2004 - The Denver Broncos have chosen six players to participate in the 2004 NFL Europe season. Defensive linemen Nick Eason and Thomas Pittman, running back Ahmaad Galloway and quarterback Tory Woodbury will play for the Scottish Claymores. Defensive lineman Clint Mitchell will play for the Amsterdam Admirals, while receiver Nate Jackson will play for the Rhein Fire.

Bowlen: Team no family affair - Rocky Mountain News - John Accola
February 10, 2004 - Pat Bowlen testified Monday that a family holding company he shared with his siblings never took an ownership stake in the Denver Broncos, despite notes from meetings suggesting otherwise. "It was one of many options," said Bowlen, who acquired former team owner Edgar Kaiser's controlling partnership interest in a $50 million cash and assumed debt deal that closed in June 1984.

Adams: OK, Portis, let's see if you can win silver - Rocky Mountain News - Sam Adams
February 10, 2004 - The difference between former Denver Broncos star running back Terrell Davis and current Broncos star Clinton Portis? Silence. Silence and silver - as in the sterling silver Vince Lombardi trophy awarded to Super Bowl champions.

Broncos sign Santonio Beard - Daily Camera
February 10, 2004 - The Denver Broncos have signed free agent running back Santonio Beard. The 6-foot, 225-pound back spent a week on Oakland's practice squad last season and will enter his first NFL training camp this summer, the Broncos said Monday.

Portis Scores First Broncos Pro Bowl Touchdown Since 1972 - - Andrew Mason
Monday, February 9, 2004 - It's doubtful that anyone at Aloha Stadium was aware of the little slice of Broncos history that transpired during the fourth quarter of Sunday's Pro Bowl, since it was buried beneath a 107-point avalanche, a total that shattered the Pro Bowl record and was the second-highest total ever in any NFL game -- regular-season, postseason or all-star.

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