Broncos News Briefs - Friday, April 8

Denver Broncos players Mike Anderson, John Lynch, Jake Plummer, Jeb Putzier and Bradlee Van Pelt visited injured troops at the Bethesda Naval Medical Center on Thursday.

Broncos extend thanks to troops - Denver Post - Anne C. Mulkern
Friday, April 08, 2005 - The tall, broad-shouldered men in orange and blue jerseys flooded into the hallway at the National Naval Medical Center, a trail of onlookers gathering behind. Military workers filled the corridors, hoping to catch a glimpse or even a photograph with Broncos players Mike Anderson, John Lynch, Jake Plummer, Jeb Putzier and Bradlee Van Pelt. Bearing autographed jerseys and caps, the players spent the day meeting wounded members of the military, shaking hands, asking questions and extending thanks. Cheerleaders Holly Baack, Renee Herlocker and Kelly Troester accompanied the players.

Legwold: Game of second chance can be won - Rocky Mountain News - Jeff Legwold
April 8, 2005 - New day. New team. New town. Out with the old news. In with the new news. Denver now is fresh-start central with defensive end Courtney Brown, defensive tackle Gerard Warren, defensive end Ebenezer Ekuban and running back Ron Dayne having signed on the dotted line during the past three weeks. All have walked on the hot coals of criticism, been pounded for their injuries, lack of production and for simply not living up to the status they were given on draft day.

Lineup, April 8 - Rocky Mountain News
April 8, 2005 - 41percent of games in which he potentially could have played that newly signed Broncos defensive end Courtney Brown missed in the first five years of his career because of injuries. Brown has missed 33 games in his career and has played in 47.

Broncos Visit Bethesda Naval Medical Center - Denver Broncos.com - Mike Sarro
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - The Denver Broncos have a long-standing tradition of supporting military personnel in the state of Colorado, and showing appreciation for the work they do and sacrifices they make. Mike Anderson, John Lynch, Jake Plummer, Jeb Putzier and Bradlee Van Pelt perpetuated that tradition by visiting the Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland to offer their support for some of our nation's servicemen and women.

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