Thursday, February 17, 2005 - Reggie Hayward described it as "jaw-dropping news" when he heard the Broncos are shopping his defensive end partner. When the reality sank in, Hayward wondered the obvious: How does Trevor Pryce's likely departure affect him? After all, Hayward is set to become an unrestricted free agent in less than two weeks. "Trevor has been the backbone of our defense for so long, so it surprised me," Hayward said. "But I know Mike Shanahan has a plan and he will be executing it, and I just hope I'm part of it."
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