4:15 PM ET, December 29, 2002
DENVER (AP) -- Denver's season was all but over before the Broncos even took the field. Rookie Clinton Portis proved he's just getting started.
Plummer, as strange as that sounds. The financial implications likely will affect the movement of either player. But the sentiment in Denver right now is that they can go with another quarterback and win without having to undergo a major building project.
Eric Allen played cornerback for 14 NFL seasons with the Eagles, Saints and Raiders.
Griese didn't play, but still set a team record by hitting 66 percent of his passes this season. He set the previous record of 64 percent in 2000. ... Smith finished with 1,027 yards, extending his own team record to six consecutive 1,000-yard seasons. ... The Cardinals finished with their fourth losing season since reaching the playoffs in 1998. ... Anderson held Denver's previous rookie records with 1,487 yards and 15 TDs.