Game Day News Blogs (UPDATED)

The Denver Broncos release running back Quentin Griffin for the second time this season and Champ Bailey and Darrent Williams are deactivated just prior to game time with injuries. Check out all the latest in today's Denver Broncos News Blogs.

Broncos stymie Jaguars for 20-7 win - NFL.com
Sunday, Oct.2. 2005 - Dwayne Carswell has caught more than a dozen touchdown passes in 12 seasons. None of them were this special. Carswell, a Pro Bowl tight end in 2001 who switched to offensive tackle this season, caught two TD passes in his hometown, and the Denver Broncos dismantled the Jacksonville Jaguars 20-7.

Plummer leads Broncos to win over Jaguars - The Sports Network
Sunday, Oct.2. 2005 - Jake Plummer threw a pair of touchdown passes and Mike Anderson ran for 115 yards, as the Denver Broncos cruised to a 20-7 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars at Alltel Stadium.

Denver gets first win in Jacksonville - Denver Broncos.com
Sunday, Oct.2, 2005 - The Broncos faced one of the best defenses in football Sunday at ALLTEL Stadium with injuries to their own defensive unit. An hour before kickoff, Head Coach Mike Shanahan deactivated three of the team's defensive backs – including starting cornerbacks Darrent Williams and Champ Bailey.

Broncos waive Griffin - San Jose Mercury News
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005 - The Denver Broncos waived running back Quentin Griffin on Sunday and signed safety Curome Cox from the practice squad. Griffin, the team's opening-day starter last season, was cut early last month but re-signed after injuries to Mike Anderson and Tatum Bell. Cox spent the first four weeks of this season on the practice squad. He also was on Denver's practice squad for the final six games last season.

Broncos aspire to play myth-busters - Longmont Daily Times
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005 - Mixing Pop Rocks with Coke will cause your stomach to explode. Alligators are alive and thriving in the New York sewer system and can come up through the toilet. Kentucky Fried Chicken changed its name to KFC because the company used imitation chicken and wanted to avoid a lawsuit. These are urban legends, one and all. They're modern stories of obscure origin that spread spontaneously, with little or no supporting evidence.

Broncos must put it all on the line vs. Jaguars - Jim Armstrong - Denver Post
Sunday, Oct. 2. - No need to overanalyze this one. With their secondary vulnerable because of injuries, the Broncos have one chance, and only one, today. Their defensive line will have to take over the game, just as it did against the Chargers and Chiefs. Period. End of scouting report.

Injuries may have painted Broncos into corner - Jeff Legwold - Rocky Mountain News
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005 - The Broncos say cornerback Champ Bailey is running on the treadmill to help his ailing hamstring, but they are still walking on eggshells over their secondary. Heading into its game Sunday in Jacksonville, Fla., Denver has only three healthy cornerbacks to go against a Jaguars team that boasts Jimmy Smith to go with three other wideouts (Reggie Williams, Matt Jones and Ernest Wilford), each of whom is at least 6-foot-4.

Broncos' Bailey out with hamstring injury - The Sports Network
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005 - Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey was inactive for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars because of a sore hamstring. Bailey did not tear the muscle, but tweaked it enough to miss the game. He was replaced in the secondary by Domonique Foxworth.



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