Tuesday, January 7, Story Links

Former Bronco players Randy Gradishar and Gary Zimmerman have been named finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read about it in today's story links.

Two Broncos Hall finalists - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
uesday, January 07, 2003 - The hideous, vertical-striped socks that once made the Denver Broncos the laughingstock of pro football have been displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The shoe Jason Elam wore when he kicked his record-tying, 63-yard field goal in 1998 has hung in the hallowed halls of Canton, Ohio. But after 43 seasons, six AFC titles and two Super Bowl championships, no Broncos player has been enshrined in the Hall of Fame. That could change soon.

Let Gradishar lead Broncos to Canton - Denver Post - Mark Kiszla
Tuesday, January 07, 2003 - The line of Broncos waiting for admission to the Pro Football Hall of Fame begins with linebacker Randy Gradishar. Nobody from Denver should get in the front door before Gradishar does.For a franchise that has been patiently waiting 43 years for the validation that an enshrinement in the Hall of Fame would bring, Gradishar deserves to be No. 1.

Fame may be in reach - Rocky Mountain News - Lynn DeBruin
January 7, 2003 - After years of going bust, the Denver Broncos finally figure to get one of their own in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Still waiting - Rocky Mountain News
January 7, 2003 - The Denver Broncos are one of six current NFL teams without a "primary" player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A team can lay claim to such a player if he made his primary contribution to professional football with that team.

Zimmerman and Gradishar finalists for Hall of Fame - Daily Camera
January 7, 2003 - Former Denver Broncos Gary Zimmerman and Randy Gradishar are among the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Zimmerman, Gradishar Named Finalists for HOF Class - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Jan. 6, 2003 By Andrew Mason - For two former Broncos, the day before the Super Bowl will bring about some unusual suspense, as they await the word that could push their names into all-time legend.

McCaffrey on Wheel of Fortune - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Jan. 6, 2003 - Fifteen of the top NFL players will be part of America's favorite game show when they appear on the seventh annual Wheel of Fortune "NFL Players Week", announced Wheel of Fortune and PLAYERS INC today. The shows were taped November 5, 2002 at Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, Calif., and will air the week of January 6-10, 2003.


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