Thursday, October 10, Story Links

Check out Thursday's links to stories about the Denver Broncos.

Elam isn't kicking himself over minislump - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 10, 2002 - One season after he missed only five field goals, Denver Broncos kicker Jason Elam has missed three of his past four field-goal attempts. Elam does not blame any factor other than percentages for his minislump.

My kingdom for a Higgins - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 10, 2002 - Friday is the lightest workday of the week. The Denver Post has no Saturday paper, and the material for our Sunday NFL section is due Thursday night. So Friday should be a time for a drive to the mountains, a run around the park, an escape through a book, an afternoon nap, a movie - any type of leisure.

Following legends is not easy - Denver Post - Mark Kiszla
Thursday, October 10, 2002 - Brian Griese helped make the NHL season opener for the Dallas Stars a success against the Colorado Avalanche.

Williams comes out of shell - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Thursday, October 10, 2002 - The old Ricky Williams used to run and hide from his personal demons. Now he runs over NFL defender.

Crowded backfield creating confusion - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 10, 2002 - The picture that was supposed to clear up by now has become cloudier. The situation that was supposed to be resolved by now has become complicated.

Griese remembers his gaffe in Miami - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
October 10, 2002 - Before The Trip there was The Flip. And in terms of sheer embarrassment, it's hard to say which one left Denver Broncos quarterback Brian Griese more red-faced.

Edwards running past odds- Rocky Mountain News - Clay Latimer
October 10, 2002 - DAVIE, Fla. - Three years ago, paradise turned into catastrophe for Robert Edwards. In an exhibition flag football game before the Pro Bowl, the rookie running back went up for a pass on Waikiki Beach. When he came down, Edwards' knee - and life - caved in.

Everybody except Sharpe making points for Broncos- Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
October 10, 2002 - The "spread" offense is the Denver Broncos' weapon of choice so far this season.

Broncos, Griese out to prove something- Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
October 10, 2002 - Revenge is a dish best served on national television. That's the way the Denver Broncos — who were a league laughingstock after their Monday Night Football appearance in Baltimore Sept. 30 — are approaching Sunday night's game against Miami, which will be broadcast coast-to-coast on ESPN.

Ex-Bronco Clark happy in Miami- Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
October 10, 2002 - Desmond Clark was as thrilled to end up in Miami this fall as he was disappointed to be dumped by Denver during the preseason.

Running rings around opposition- Miami Herald - Ethan J. Skolnick
Oct. 10, 2002 - You couldn't miss Daryl Gardener in the locker room. Too large. Too loud. Now, in the season after the defensive tackle's forced departure, the Dolphins don't seem to miss him on the field, either.

McMichael pays homage to Sharpe - Miami Herald - Ethan J. Skolnick
Oct. 10, 2002 - Naturally, expressive rookie tight end Randy McMichael can't wait until the Sunday night lights come on.

Griese Learns and Applies Lessons- DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Oct. 9, 2002 - Lessons can be learned in losses, and from last season's 21-10 defeat to the Miami Dolphins, quarterback Brian Griese, pulled one in particular out of an otherwise forgettable afternoon.

A survival game for the Broncos- FoxSports.com - Dave Goldberg
Oct. 10, 2002 - The Dolphins played a nearly perfect game last Sunday against New England. That was in Miami, however. Sunday night will be a different story: The Dolphins are at Denver, where the Broncos hardly ever lose.

First ... And 10: Running to victory- ESPN.com - John Clayton
Oct. 10, 2002 - Talk about a test of wills. The Dolphins are hoping that they can ride on the back of Ricky Williams to the Super Bowl. Broncos coach Mike Shanahan hitched his running offense to three backs -- Olandis Gary, Mike Anderson and rookie Clinton Portis. Each teams relies on the run and each team thrives on stopping the run. Each team ranks in the top four in the NFL stopping the run, the Broncos second and the Dolphins fourth.

Miami DBs focused on Griese- ESPN.com
Oct. 10, 2002 - Can Brian Griese excel against the Dolphins secondary?

Tough divisions make this big for Fins, Broncos- ESPN.com - Joe Theismann
Oct. 10, 2002 - How important can a game be in only Week 6 of the season? For the Denver Broncos and the Miami Dolphins, who meet Sunday night, all they need to do is look at their divisions.

High powered squads square off- ESPN.com - Mike Golic
Oct. 10, 2002 - How can the Broncos offense have success against the Dolphins defense?

High powered squads square off- ESPN.com - Mike Golic


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