Thursday, October 31, Story Links

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

Special teams feel a bit shell-shocked - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 31, 2002 - When Broncos quarterback Steve Beuerlein looked up from his locker Wednesday, he noticed special-teams coach Frank Bush and kicker Jason Elam hovering suspiciously close. Beuerlein knew they were not there to inquire about his bye week plans.

Too good to be true - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 31, 2002 - Denver Post sports writer Adam Schefter posts his Broncos Mailbag each Thursday on

Three ex-Broncos among eight to snap to it - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 31, 2002 - This time, the Denver Broncos hope eight is enough. From a group of eight snappers scheduled to work out at the team's training facility this morning, the Broncos are expecting to find one who will upgrade their special teams and be an improvement over current snapper Matt Lepsis.

Three former Broncos Hall of Fame hopefuls - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Thursday, October 31, 2002 - Though the Denver Broncos have no players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, they have three nominees on the preliminary list for induction in the class of 2003.

New hold on reality - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
October 31, 2002 - Jason Elam seemed as much out of his element Wednesday as Clinton Portis and Ashley Lelie - but for different reasons. While the rookies were learning how to deal with snow this week after having spent their entire lives in warm-weather climes, Elam was adjusting to life after Tom Rouen.

The returns are now in: Montgomery has job - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
October 31, 2002 - With all the tumult surrounding the Denver Broncos kickers, snappers, punters and holders, Scottie Montgomery quietly has slipped into the role of kickoff returner.

Krieger: Maybe Reeves was right about Maddox - Rocky Mountain News - Dave Krieger
October 31, 2002 - So, um, just wondering: Is it time to say we're sorry yet? Is it time to tell Dan Reeves, after all these years, that maybe he had a point? He was a tad premature, perhaps. Like 10 years. So sue him, he was ahead of his time. Or ahead of Tommy Maddox's time, I guess.

Knorr gets kick out of extra work- Daily Camera - Associated Press
October 31, 2002 - While his teammates enjoyed an abbreviated practice, the newest Denver Bronco immersed himself in an extra workout.

Knorr Quickly Settles Into Role- - Andrew Mason
Oct. 30, 2002 - To the newest member of the Broncos, punter/kicker Micah Knorr, there's a vast difference between playing in Dallas and Denver. And it goes far beyond the climatological contrast between the clear skies and 65 degrees of Dallas yesterday and the flurry-filled, blistering chill of a day where the temperature didn't even break 30 degrees in Denver.

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