Less than a month shy of unrestricted free agency, and widely considered to have played his final game for the Denver Broncos, standout place kicker Jason Elam is returning to the team after all for 2003 and beyond. ESPN.com has learned that Elam on Monday reached agreement on a new five-year contract worth $9 million. The signing bonus for the contract is a gaudy $2.675 million.Elam will review the contract Tuesday and sign it then.
San Diego next stop for Davis - Denver Post - Kristi Arellano and Adam Schefter
Tuesday, February 04, 2003 - Not only is running back Terrell Davis not expected to play again for the Denver Broncos, he no longer will live in the area, either. Terrell DavisDavis is selling the 9,368-square foot home he recently built on 1.8 acres in Centennial with the intention of moving to his hometown of San Diego, where he already has a home under construction.
Bradford returns for job interview - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Tuesday, February 04, 2003 - The Denver Broncos are bringing back former defensive back Ronnie Bradford. Only this time, Bradford could be coaching Denver's secondary rather than playing in it.
Adams: Could 'idiot kicker' take Elam's place? - Rocky Mountain News - Sam Adams
February 4, 2003 - The Denver Broncos might be getting a kick out of the Indianapolis Colts' humorous soap opera involving quarterback Peyton Manning and kicker Mike Vanderjagt. Last week, Vanderjagt publicly criticized Manning for being too laid back. Manning responded from the Pro Bowl, referring to Vanderjagt as the Colts' "idiot kicker." Broncos fans might remember the same "idiot kicker" making a tying 54-yarder and a winning 51-yarder - both in the snow at Invesco Field - to beat Denver 23-20 in overtime in November.
Adams, Rolovich Among Eight Headed for Europe - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Feb. 3, 2003 - During the grind of last year's training-camp practices, the Nick Rolovich-to-Charlie Adams passing combination proved promising, even though neither managed to make the Broncos' active roster. Now, they'll have a chance to show their skills together in game competition, as they were two of eight Broncos allocated and assigned to NFL Europe League rosters on Monday.