Elway's daugther to do HOF introduction

John Elway has chosen his daughter to make his introduction at the Hall of Fame ceremony in Canton on August 8. Read about Elway's choice and take a look at Denver's defensive plans from a Kansas City perspective in today's news reports.

Broncos Sacrifice for Defense - KCChiefs.com - Bob Gretz
June 14, 2004 - Last season, the Denver Broncos defense finished fourth in the NFL in fewest yards allowed. They finished seventh in fewest rushing yards allowed and sixth in fewest passing yards allowed. In comparison, the Chiefs finished 29th in yards allowed, 30th in rushing yards allowed and 20th in passing yards allowed. On paper, it would seem easy to pick which team would turn its defensive roster upside down looking for improvement. That would be the Chiefs, not the Broncos.

On Elway's day, daughter to make handoff at Hall - Rocky Mountain News - Jim Benton
June 14, 2004 - PHOENIX - As it turns out, all those split-second decisions quarterback John Elway made during his Hall of Fame career with the Denver Broncos were easy. But they weren't nearly as tough as the one he recently had to make. Elway chose his 18-year-old daughter, Jessie, to introduce him at the Hall of Fame induction ceremonies Aug. 8 at Canton, Ohio.

Nate Jackson's NFL Europe Journal -- The Experience - DenverBroncos.com
Monday, June 14, 2004 - The NFL Europe 2004 season has come and gone. Swiftly, elegantly vicious, relentlessly, it forced itself to be respected. The power to unveil the truth. The ability to weed out the bacterial infestations. The foresight to warn us all. The season has come and gone. Casualties. Triumphs. Victory. Defeat. Experience.

Defensive linemen has high expectations - Casper Star Tribune - Associated Press
Monday, June 14, 2004 - Luther Elliss grew up admiring the Denver Broncos' Orange Crush defense in the late 1970s and 80s. Now he hopes to help the defense return to domination. Elliss grew up in Mancos, in the southwest corner of the state, before playing college ball in Utah and spending nine seasons with the Detroit Lions.

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