Thursday, January 9, Story Links

Read about the Denver Broncos in today's story links.

Rebirth of a football career - Rocky Mountain News - Michael BeDan
January 9, 2003 - Garbage time in Cyron Brown's life had nothing to do with the waning moments of a game long-since decided, a time when scrubs are thrown into the action to mop up. Garbage time for Brown was dealing with your electric bills, phone bills, subscriptions and the occasional letter from in-laws.

Orange-tinted Crush - Rocky Mountain News
January 9, 2003 - Former Broncos players or employees now involved with the Colorado Crush.

Crush warms up fans - Rocky Mountain News - Michael BeDan
January 6, 2003 - Call it pinball football or Ritalin on carpet - the Arena Football League is back in Denver and, apparently, Denver digs it. The Colorado Crush, born in March, has sold more season tickets than any of the other 15 AFL teams, and the Crush has yet to play its first game. The club has sold more than 7,200 season tickets, and at least that many people showed up Sunday afternoon at the Pepsi Center to meet the players, gawk at the bright green 66-yard field (end zones are 8-yards deep) and scream hysterically when Crush president and CEO John Elway was introduced.

Broncos add 2 free agents- Daily Camera
January 9, 2003 - The Denver Broncos signed two free agents Wednesday to future contracts. Running back Marlion Jackson and tight end Arther Love will be added to the roster after the 2002 NFL season ends in February. Jackson was out of football in 2002 after he was waived by the New York Jets in training camp Aug. 31. His last game action came as a member of the Frankfurt Galaxy in the offseason.

Broncos sign two free agents to future contracts - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Jan. 8, 2003 - The Denver Broncos Wednesday signed two free agent players to future contracts, including running back Marlion Jackson and tight end Arther Love. They will officially be added to the roster upon conclusion the 2002 NFL season in February.

The Run to a Championship -- Kansas City - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Jan. 8, 2003 - After pounding the Jacksonville Jaguars 42-17 in the Wild Card game, the Broncos would head to a city they knew all too well for their next game -- Kansas City. As AFC West teams, the Chiefs and Broncos had a heated, historic rivalry, borne out of facing each other twice a season. A postseason meeting would only add fuel to the fire.

Second-Quarter Review: Of Heroes and Heartbreak - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Jan. 9, 2003 - None of the opponents the Broncos faced in the second quarter of the season would finish with a losing record. But in the end, none of them would make the playoffs; like the Broncos, the Chargers, Dolphins, Chiefs and Patriots were victims of a brutal round-robin of 10 games against AFC East and AFC West opponents.


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