Coleman un-retires

Denver defensive end Marco Coleman, who previously informed the team that he would retire, has changed his mind and will play for the Broncos this season. Coleman is a 12 year veteran free agent who signed with the Broncos after playing for the Eagles last season.

Broncos happy Coleman will play - - Len Pasquarelli
Friday, June 25 - Just two weeks after he told coach Mike Shanahan that he planned to retire, defensive end Marco Coleman has reversed field, and the 12-year pro has now apprised the Denver Broncos that he will play in 2004. The reason for Coleman's change of heart were not known but the Broncos, who signed him as part of an effort to add not only depth but also veteran leadership to the roster, are glad to have him back. The team has concluded its organized offseason workout schedule and so Coleman will not be able to practice with his teammates until training camp.

Change of Heart: Coleman Decides to Return - Andrew Mason -
Friday, June 25, 2004 - Defensive end Marco Coleman reversed field this week, informing the Broncos that he intends to return to the club and forego retirement. The decision marks a change from earlier in the month, when he bypassed the team's voluntary camp, which concluded on June 11.

Coleman will join Broncos instead of retire - The Mercury Times - Frank Schwab
Fri, Jun. 25, 2004 - For the second time this offseason, the Denver Broncos can add defensive end Marco Coleman to their plans. Coleman, who signed with the Broncos as a free agent in March, told Broncos coach Mike Shanahan before Denver's team camp in early June that he was going to retire. But Jack Reale, Coleman's agent, said Coleman will not retire after all and will return to the Broncos. The Broncos own Coleman's rights because they never released him.

Elway, Montana to face off in Invesco Field flag-football game - Denver
Friday, June 25, 2004 - Legendary quarterbacks John Elway and Joe Montana will face off at Invesco Field at Mile High in August, but this time they'll be wearing flags instead of pads. Elway and other former Denver Broncos stars will play Montana and a team of former NFL stars on Aug. 20 in a flag football game to commemorate Elway's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Game of Fame and the Colorado Crush - Our Sports Central
June 25, 2004 - Fans that are unable to attend John Elway's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Canton, Ohio, on August 8 will still have a chance to celebrate with the Denver Broncos legend from the stands of Invesco Field at Mile High. Elway will make his first appearance at Invesco Field at Mile High August 20, when he plays in "A Game of Fame" that will feature former Denver Broncos stars vs. Joe Montana and various NFL greats.

Rookies prepare for life in NFL - - Tom Shanahan
June 25, 2004 - When Jim Harbaugh entered the NFL in 1987 as a first-round draft pick, the league had yet to launch its annual Rookie Symposium, a program now in its eighth year as the Class of 2004 assembles for meetings Sunday through Wednesday in La Costa, Calif.

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