Denver Broncos News Blogs - May 25, 2006

Jake Plummer continues to make the headlines with the road rage incident, Darrent Williams discusses last year's groin injury and the NFL owners meeting makes way to the Mile High City. Check out all these and more in today's Broncos News Blogs.

Jake's story not a match- Denver Post – Joseph Sanchez
May, 25, 2006 – Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer and the driver of a car involved in an accident with Plummer are holding fast to their versions of what happened on the streets of Englewood on April 20.

Plummer has different version of crash- Denver Post – Arnie Stapleton
May, 25, 2006 – Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer insists he's not a hothead and denies backing into another motorist's vehicle in a road rage incident last month. Plummer said today the other driver bumped his tailgate at a red light in south suburban Denver after zipping through traffic on his way to deliver a check to charity on April 20.

Williams knows truth hurts- Denver Post – Joseph Sanchez
May, 25, 2006 – It wasn't a pulled groin muscle but rather a torn groin muscle that cost Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams a big finish to a sensational rookie season. Williams, who suffered the injury on the opening kickoff against the Baltimore Ravens on Dec. 11, said he was told to downplay the injury but "I actually tore my groin."

NFL shows patience in Denver meetings- Denver Post – Mike Klis
May, 25, 2006 – There were no trips to the mountains. Nor were multimillionaire NFL owners spotted hanging from the handstraps of the 16th Street Mall shuttles. Not that the NFL owners meetings this week in Denver were limited to conference rooms, pillow mints and airports.

Former Broncos Running Back Turns Self In- The Denver Channel.com
May, 25, 2006 – Former Denver Broncos running back Reuben Droughns spent Wednesday night in an Arapahoe County jail and was scheduled in court for a routine first advisement on Thursday. Droughns turned himself in to authorities Wednesday for charges stemming from a domestic violence incident that happened three days after he was acquitted of drunken driving.

Marshall has been talk of camp- Rocky Mountain News – Lee Rasizer
May, 25, 2006 – Brandon Marshall is creating a buzz during his first NFL camp. The fourth-round draft pick has been the first name on the lips of several Denver Broncos players when asked which teammate has stood out during the two-week passing camp, which concludes today.

Krieger: Plummer appears to have trouble taking high road- Rocky Mountain News – Dave Krieger
May, 25, 2006 – I don't want to go out on a limb here, but it's beginning to look like Jake the Snake has anger issues. More important, it's beginning to look like he has driving issues, too. Frankly, the driving issues worry me more.

Broncos coach urges Plummer to take high road- Colorado Springs Gazette – Frank Schwab
May 25, 2006 - Mike Shanahan said he has been in plenty of situations where he has been confronted off the field, but he has walked away because he's always being watched as the Denver Broncos' head coach. Shanahan said he hoped his fiery quarterback Jake Plummer would learn that lesson. Plummer was accused of kicking another driver's car and then backing into it during what the accuser described as a road-rage incident. Plummer, who was issued a summons last week by Englewood police for the incident, said he was bumped from behind. Shanahan said the truth of what happened in that incident would come out in the legal process, but he said he told Plummer he needs to avoid situations that can get him in trouble.

Notes: Competition Amongst Friends- DenverBroncos.com – Kyle Sonneman
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 - Both Domonique Foxworth's and Darrent Williams' names will be forever linked in Broncos lore. Both were drafted in 2005 and both started several games as rookies. In 2006 the competion for the corner spot opposite Champ Bailey will be up for grabs and these two friends know that they'll be fighting for the slot after starting nine games apiece last year. "We (he and Williams) have talked about it," Foxworth said. "We are best of friends and we root for each other. It's easy to lose focus on the team's main goal if you are focusing on your own personal.



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