Friday, February 20, 2004 - Those who think Broncos coach Mike Shanahan is too involved in his team's personnel decisions should glance at the landscape of this weekend's scouting combine in Indianapolis. It is minus Shanahan.
Broncos want Wilson to tag along - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
February 20, 2004 - Al Wilson isn't going anywhere, at least in the short term. The Denver Broncos intend to place the franchise tag on Wilson by Tuesday's deadline, with talks at a standstill toward a long-term agreement with their pending free-agent linebacker, general manager Ted Sundquist said Thursday.
Broncos seek ways to trim and bear it - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
February 20, 2004 - Left tackle Ephraim Salaam will have to restructure his contract - particularly a $5 million roster bonus he is due in March - if he wants to remain with the Denver Broncos. No matter what Salaam decides, the team still plans to give Matt Lepsis a shot at protecting Jake Plummer's blind side.
Sundquist Leads Broncos' Brain Trust at Combine - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Friday, February 20, 2004 - The Broncos' brain trust of coaches, scouts, personnel men, trainers, doctors and support staff descended upon the RCA Dome this weekend for the annual February trip to the National Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Yet just as significant as those who were there was one who was not.
Speaking of Everything: Sundquist Updates Offseason Issues - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Friday, February 20, 2004 - Although General Manager Ted Sundquist's focus is on the rookies at the National Scouting Combine, he took time to touch upon an array of offseason hot topics. On the Broncos' salary-cap situation: "It does appear to be one thing from the outside, but there are a number of players we have to make decisions on. There'll be some tough decisions that we have to make come the start of the league year, but there are some natural ones that will happen, as well, and there are ways that you can restructure contracts and do some things that I think will not put a burden on us down the road.
Blogging in Indy: Live From the Scouting Combine - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - Forget basketball and cars. For one week in the underbelly of the offseason, Indianapolis transforms into Football Town, U.S.A., as the site for the National Scouting Combine, which plays host to 337 rookies and hundreds of coaches, scouts, doctors, trainers and support staff.
Free Agency Preview: Offensive Line - DenverBroncos.com - Bobby Mestas
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - The new NFL season doesn't kick off with the draft, the start of training camp, the first preseason game or opening weekend. It begins on March 3 -- the first day of the 2004 free agent signing period. Starting that Wednesday, teams around the league can begin making offers to unrestricted free agents, adding pieces to their championship puzzle. As that all-important date approaches, we'll provide a position-by-position preview of the notable players that will be available to the highest bidder. Today, we take a look at the offensive linemen.
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