Broncos News Briefs - Monday, July 19

A preview of starter Jake Plummer and the rest of the Denver Broncos' quarterbacks is the highlight of today's news stories. Also - Al Michaels will miss Monday Night football in Denver.

Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks - Denver Broncos.com - Andrew Mason
Monday, July 19, 2004 - At this time last year, quarterback Jake Plummer was immersed in absorbing the Broncos' offensive scheme. He watched tape. He worked extra hours on the practice field. He studied ... and studied ... and studied some more, attempting to learn in one offseason what could take years to absorb. A year later, the diligent work hasn't stopped now that Plummer is comfortable in Denver's system. But in the past year, Plummer ascended from a quarterback who waded waist-deep in learning the Broncos' system to a player who stands on a leadership pedestal.

Saunders: Mr. 'MNF' to miss Denver this season - Rocky Mountain News - Dusty Saunders
July 19, 2004 - Al Michaels didn't coin the phrase "Once is not enough." But those are his words describing the upcoming Monday Night Football schedule that includes only one Denver Broncos game - on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals on Oct. 25. "We normally get the Broncos at least twice," Michaels said. "And one of those games is at home or against the Raiders. Frankly, I'll miss coming to Denver. . . . Monday Night Football without a game from Denver? That just doesn't sound right."

Ex-Bronco Davis has a hand in hotel - Denver Post - Christine Tatum
Monday, July 19, 2004 - Former Denver Bronco Terrell Davis is tackling the hotel business. Financially speaking, he is the biggest of eight investors in a 101-room hotel under construction in Parker's burgeoning Crown Point. Davis' involvement in the hotel has been under wraps for more than a year.

Elway leads Broncos on 'The Drive' - ESPN.com - Rick Weinberg
Sunday, July 18, 2004 - They were on the 2-yard line -- their own 2-yard line. There was 5:32 left in the 1987 AFC Championship Game, and with Cleveland's 79,915 maniacal fans rocking Municipal Stadium, celebrating the Browns' go-ahead touchdown for a 20-13 lead and joyously envisioning the Browns' first trip to the Super Bowl, any chance of a comeback for the Denver Broncos appeared slim. Except they had quarterback John Elway, the master comeback artist himself.

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