Droughns to visit Oakland

Denver Broncos fullback Reuben Droughns is scheduled to visit the Oakland on Tuesday. The free agent had his best running day last season in a game against the Raiders. In other news, Denver has expressed interest in All-Pro safety John Lynch of Tampa Bay.

Droughns to visit with Raiders - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
March 15, 2004 - Four of fullback Reuben Droughns' six carries last season for the Denver Broncos came during a November win at Oakland, including one for a season-long 12-yard gain. The Raiders obviously were paying close attention. Denver's AFC West rival will entertain Droughns on Tuesday. That free-agent visit will help Droughns determine whether Oakland is willing to give him a similar opportunity to carry the ball on a regular basis as an NFL tailback, something he craves.

Safety Lynch Fields Flurry Of Offers - Tampa Bay Tribune - Ira Kaufman
Mar 13, 2004 - TAMPA - In his quest for another Super Bowl victory, John Lynch could be headed for pro football's Lord of the Rings. Tampa Bay's defensive captain, fielding a flurry of offers from other teams, acknowledged Friday that the NFL champion Patriots have stepped up their efforts to land the five-time Pro Bowl safety.

Patience Paramount in Free Agency - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Monday, March 15, 2004 - A week and a half into free agency, the Broncos' plan remains clear -- to keep and acquire players while remaining mindful of the team concept and the effects any signing may have on the roster at large. Even as the events of March focus on the acquisition of individual players, Broncos' general manager, Ted Sundquist, knows that just a few weeks ago, hundreds of headlines celebrated the overall team concept of the Super Bowl champions, a club that won the Vince Lombardi Trophy with fewer Pro Bowlers than a passel of losing teams.

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