Thursday, October 24, 2002 - Denver Broncos quarterback Brian Griese and New England Patriots counterpart Tom Brady have more in common than maize and blue.
The $25,294.11 question - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 24, 2002 - On the day the NFL suspended him, Broncos safety Kenoy Kennedy answered his telephone at home to find a nosy reporter on the other end of the line, seeking answers. Only somehow, it all got turned around.
O-line has new look for Patriots - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Thursday, October 24, 2002 - New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is the NFL's Bobby Fischer. Constantly scheming, Belichick moves his defensive players around like knights, pawns and bishops on a chessboard.
Kickoff specialist search swings into motion today - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 24, 2002 - The Denver Broncos' determination to find a kickoff specialist is evident in the number of kickers they are trying out today.
Sharpe tongue curbed, in spite of AFC award - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
October 24, 2002 - An admitted movie buff, Ephraim Salaam put his own spin on Hollywood to describe the challenge presented by New England coach Bill Belichick this Sunday.
Sharpe tongue curbed, in spite of AFC award - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
October 24, 2002 - The only thing moving faster than Shannon Sharpe's mouth the past few days has been his feet. Even his grandmother noticed.
Kickers get a chance to audition - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer and Lynn DeBruin
October 24, 2002 Even before what was admittedly his worst day kicking off as a pro last Sunday, Jason Elam had heard the critics.
Adams: Why Terrell Davis just can't say 'never'- Rocky Mountain News - Sam Adams
October 24, 2002 Though most people are convinced Terrell Davis' playing days are done, "T.D." continues his sincere reluctance to utter the R-word - as in retired.
Griese finishing strong once again- Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
October 24, 2002 - Failing in the fourth quarter is not an option for NFL quarterbacks, especially one following the legend of John Elway and his comic book-like comebacks.
Patriots' Graham may not play against role model- Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
October 24, 2002 - Patriots vs. Broncos. It's the game Dan Graham and his family highlighted when the schedule came out.
Basically, a fresh start- Boston Globe - Nick Cafardo
October 24, 2002 - FOXBOROUGH - Tom Brady has felt the misery, and he's tired of it. So when Bill Belichick went back to training camp basics last week, the Patriots didn't complain or ask why. Three straight losses, including a humiliating loss to the Green Bay Packers prior to the bye week, were still fresh in their minds.
Winging It: Kennedy Returns After Nerve-Racking Sunday- DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Oct. 23, 2002 - A Sunday afternoon in the NFL's version of purgatory -- a one-week suspension -- found safety Kenoy Kennedy stationed at a table inside the ESPN Zone restaurant in downtown Denver.
Brian Griese Answers Your Questions- DenverBroncos.com
Oct. 23, 2002 -Seven games into the 2002 season Brian Griese is leading the offensive charge for the Broncos. After a difficult loss to Miami in Week 6, he and his teammates rebounded with an important 37-34 overtime victory at Kansas City in which the quarterback led his team on a 14-point fourth-quarter comeback.
Broncos place Nalen on IR; Resign guard Moore- DenverBroncos.com
Oct. 23, 2002 - The Denver Broncos have placed center Tom Nalen on the injured reserve list and re-signed guard Mookie Moore, who was with the club in training camp.
Career Game Nets Sharpe AFC Offensive Player of the Week Recognition- DenverBroncos.com
Oct. 23, 2002 - Tight end Shannon Sharpe has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his outstanding performance in Denver's 37-34 overtime victory at Kansas City.