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NFL | Plummer coaching quarterbacks at Idaho high school

Fri, 17 Apr 2009 18:07:53 -0700

The Associated Press reports former NFL QB Jake Plummer will be the quarterbacks coach at Sandpoint High School (Idaho) this season, according to coach Mike Mitchell. He will be paid as a normal assistant coach.

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Broncos | Cutler could break a franchise record in Week 17

Sat, 27 Dec 2008 03:24:08 -0800

Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports Denver Broncos QB Jay Cutler needs four touchdown passes in Week 17 to break the franchise record of 27 in a season shared by former QB Jake Plummer and QB John Elway.

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Buccaneers | Team retains rights to Plummer

Mon, 16 Jun 2008 10:55:15 -0700

Updating a previous report, Stephen F. Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to settle their dispute with former QB Jake Plummer last week, but the team will retain his rights through the end of the 2009 season.

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Buccaneers | Team reaches settlement with Plummer

Tue, 10 Jun 2008 16:24:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, The NFL Network reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reached a $3.5 million settlement with free-agent QB Jake Plummer (Buccaneers) over his signing bonus.

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Buccaneers | Plummer grievance not settled

Tue, 10 Jun 2008 14:18:39 -0700

Correcting a previous report, Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers grievance against free-agent QB Jake Plummer (Buccaneers) has not been settled or finalized. It is uncertain if the Buccaneers would be credited towards their salary cap number once the grievance is settled.

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Buccaneers | Team reaches settlement agreement with Plummer

Tue, 10 Jun 2008 12:17:02 -0700

Updating a previous report, Stephen Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reached a settlement agreement with free-agent QB Jake Plummer (Buccaneers) Tuesday, June 10. Plummer will receive around half of the $7 million signing bonus.

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Buccaneers | Team close to reaching settlement with Plummer

Tue, 10 Jun 2008 08:52:23 -0700

Updating a previous report, ESPN.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are close to reaching a $3.5 million contract settlement with QB Jake Plummer (Buccaneers), according to The Denver Post.

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Buccaneers | Plummer and team to meet in front of arbitrator Wednesday

Sun, 08 Jun 2008 17:45:14 -0700

Stephen F. Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and QB Jake Plummer (Buccaneers) will meet for an arbitration hearing Wednesday, June 11. The team is seeking to recover the prorated portion of a signing bonus paid to him when he renegotiated his contract in 2005. The up-front money was paid with the understanding Plummer would fulfill a contract that binds him through 2009. However, Plummer decided to retire after getting traded in March 2007. The team could gain salary cap space if they are successful.

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Buccaneers | Plummer hearing expected to be held in June

Tue, 03 Jun 2008 13:37:11 -0700

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not trying to convince QB Jake Plummer (Buccaneers) to play again but are trying to get him to pay them for not playing. The Buccaneers and the Denver Broncos have filed three joint grievances against Plummer over the last year because of Plummer's decision to retire from the NFL. The grievance hearing is expected to be held later in June. The Bucs are trying to have Plummer repay as much as $7 million.

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Buccaneers | Gruden will pursue grievance against Plummer

Wed, 02 Apr 2008 16:26:20 -0700

The NFL Network reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said during the owner's meetings that although QB Jake Plummer is retired he will pursue the grievance against him.

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Buccaneers | Team still trying to bring back Plummer

Thu, 06 Mar 2008 01:03:51 -0800

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Bruce Allen said Wednesday, March 5, that the team would welcome QB Jake Plummer back if he wanted to come out of retirement. The team has talked to Plummer this year, but it is not known if he intends to play in 2008. Plummer is under contract with the Buccaneers through 2010.

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Buccaneers | Team will try to bring Plummer back

Fri, 11 Jan 2008 01:56:39 -0800

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Bruce Allen said he would try to bring QB Jake Plummer out of retirement.

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Buccaneers | Team files third grievance against Plummer

Sat, 29 Sep 2007 06:22:39 -0700

Scott Reynolds and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos have jointly filed a third grievance against QB Jake Plummer for his failure to report to the Buccaneers' training camp July 26. The Buccaneers are attempting to receive as much as $7 million in bonus money Plummer received while playing in Denver due to the fact that he has retired unilaterally. In addition to the three grievances filed against him, Plummer has accumulated over $500,000 in fines for missing several team-related activities, according to a team source.

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Broncos | Team in grievance in event trade is voided

Thu, 09 Aug 2007 16:04:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports the Denver Broncos are involved in the grievance against Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jake Plummer because if the arbitrator decides the trade is void due to Plummer's retirement, the Broncos could go after part of Plummer's signing bonus.

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Buccaneers | Team files grievance against Plummer

Wed, 08 Aug 2007 07:25:48 -0700

Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have formally commenced the process of trying to recover the signing bonus of QB Jake Plummer. The Buccaneers and Denver Broncos, Plummer's former team, are seeking $7 million-$7.5 million, essentially for breach of contract, because Plummer failed to fulfill his existing five-year deal. The Buccaneers are also believed to be fining Plummer $14,000 per day for not reporting to training camp.

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Buccaneers | Plummer no-show at camp

Sat, 28 Jul 2007 07:32:53 -0700

Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed QB Jake Plummer on the "reserve/did not report list" Friday, July 27. The move is believed to be the first move in an attempt by team officials to recover signing bonus money that the Buccaneers did not pay Plummer, but which he actually collected from the Denver Broncos, Plummer's former team.

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Buccaneers | Plummer to be fined; will not report

Thu, 26 Jul 2007 16:34:57 -0700

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jake Plummer will not report to the Buccaneers and the team is going to go after $7.5 million of his signing bonus. They are fining him $14,000 per day he misses during training camp.

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Buccaneers | Gruden met with Plummer

Thu, 26 Jul 2007 14:00:18 -0700

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden met with QB Jake Plummer during the offseason.

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Buccaneers | Plummer a no show

Thu, 26 Jul 2007 13:58:33 -0700

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jake Plummer did not report to training camp Thursday, July 26.

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Buccaneers | No show could cost a lot for Plummer

Fri, 22 Jun 2007 16:16:53 -0700

Updating a previous report, Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can go after around $7 million of QB Jake Plummer's prorated signing bonus if he does not report to training camp.

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Buccaneers | Plummer may be fined for absence

Thu, 21 Jun 2007 15:35:46 -0700

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jake Plummer may face fines if he does not report to training camp. "He's on our salary cap right now and he missed mini-camp. By contract, there are certain obligations a player has. We're going to have further talks with him. We've never really discussed what we do disciplinary-wise publicly. He's aware of where we stand with that. We hope he reports to training camp," said general manager Bruce Allen.

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Buccaneers | Plummer misses minicamp Tuesday

Tue, 19 Jun 2007 18:23:17 -0700

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jake Plummer missed the team's minicamp Tuesday, June 19.

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Buccaneers | Team to hold roster spot for Plummer

Tue, 19 Jun 2007 14:49:29 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said the team will continue to hold a roster spot open for QB Jake Plummer for the time being.

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Buccaneers | Gruden wants to meet Plummer for dinner

Sun, 01 Apr 2007 13:50:46 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to talk QB Jake Plummer into meeting with head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Bruce Allen. Gruden said he wants to meet Plummer for dinner. Tampa Bay wants Plummer to scrap his plans to retire and show up for training camp. There are many in the league who think Plummer will show up. The main reason is that if Plummer sticks to his plan and retires, it will be Tampa Bay, not the Denver Broncos, who can pursue $7 million in bonus money from Plummer. That is the reason many in the league think Plummer will report to the team.

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Buccaneers | Team still hopes Plummer will report

Tue, 27 Mar 2007 07:26:39 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still hopeful QB Jake Plummer will report to the team for training camp. Head coach Jon Gruden has yet to meet face-to-face with Plummer. Gruden has had some players place calls for Plummer, but unsuccessfully.

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Buccaneers | Plummer announces retirement again

Fri, 09 Mar 2007 19:51:04 -0800

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jake Plummer continues to insist he will retire from the NFL, even though the league has yet to receive his retirement papers. Plummer held a small press conference at the Denver Athletic Club Friday, March 9, where he discussed his decision. "At 32 years old, I'm running away from the game. Not in fear or fright, but meaning health-wise. I'm healthy, I'm happy and I have a lot to look forward to in my life," Plummer said.

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Buccaneers | League has not received Plummer's retirement papers

Mon, 05 Mar 2007 21:39:09 -0800

Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports the NFL has not received Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jake Plummer's retirement papers. "The NFL has not received a retirement letter from Jake Plummer. If a player plans to retire he must first send a letter notifying the league of his intentions. We don't have a letter," league spokesman Randall Liu said. Previous reports suggested Plummer had filed the necessary paperwork. The NFL Players Association suggested it would file a grievance trying to block the trade between the Buccaneers and Denver Broncos because retired players are not able to be traded. NFLPA spokesman Carl Francis said he did not know what the association's plans were regarding a grievance.

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Buccaneers | Plummer announces retirement, files paperwork

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 23:42:25 -0800

Stephen Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jake Plummer has announced his retirement. Plummer filed his paperwork for retirement Friday, March 2, but the process is not complete. Plummer posted a message on his charitable foundation's website saying his decision was final. "I want to thank my family and close friends for their loyal support through these fun-filled, roller-coaster years. Secondly, I owe all of my greatest achievements in football to the men who stood by me as teammates and coaches. Football has been awesome to me in many ways. I leave the game with my health and happiness and look forward to the future. I've got many rivers to cross."

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Broncos | Team trades Plummer

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 10:30:51 -0800

ESPNews reports the Denver Broncos have traded QB Jake Plummer to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a conditional 2008 draft pick.

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Buccaneers | Team acquires Plummer

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 10:27:57 -0800

ESPNews reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have acquired QB Jake Plummer from the Denver Broncos for a conditional 2008 draft pick.

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Buccaneers | Team shifts focus to Garcia

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 06:35:11 -0800

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have shifted their attention to free agent QB Jeff Garcia (Eagles) after nearly landing Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer via trade Friday, March 2. Plummer nullified the deal by retiring.

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Broncos | Fourth-round pick discussed in Plummer deal

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 10:17:33 -0800

ESPNews reports the draft pick the Denver Broncos and Tampa Bay Buccaneers were working on in trade talks for QB Jake Plummer was a fourth-round pick.

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Broncos | Plummer retires

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 09:47:04 -0800

Yahoo! Sports, reports Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer has opted to retire instead of going to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers via trade.

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Broncos | Plummer update

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 08:32:11 -0800

Updating a previous item, Gary Miller, of CBS4 Denver, reports the Denver Broncos have traded QB Jake Plummer to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick. The deal could be officially announced as early as Friday, March 2.

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Broncos | Plummer to land in Tampa?

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 08:14:40 -0800

Mike McPhee, of the Denver Post, reports the Denver Broncos plan to trade QB Jake Plummer to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to published reports. The Broncos would receive a mid-round draft pick in return.

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Broncos | Plummer wants to start

Wed, 28 Feb 2007 23:54:46 -0800

Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer wants to play in 2007, and has no intention, according to his agent, of retiring. Also, the last time Legwold spoke with him, he said he intended to not just play in 2007, but to be a starter somewhere.

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Broncos | Team looking to acquire Bly?

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 06:47:07 -0800

Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports the Denver Broncos have spoken with the Detroit Lions about the possibility of acquiring CB Dre' Bly. The Lions are believed to be looking for a third-round pick and a player or players. Among the players the Broncos are said to be open to trading are QB Jake Plummer, OT George Foster and RB Tatum Bell.

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Texans | Expected to pursue Plummer

Thu, 08 Feb 2007 07:02:15 -0800

Mike Mulligan and Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, report the Houston Texans are expected to target Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer, who is expected to be released by the team this offseason. Texans coach Gary Kubiak was the offensive coordinator in Denver when Plummer signed there.

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Broncos | Plummer's days with team over

Mon, 01 Jan 2007 08:41:10 -0800

Mike Klis and Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, report Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer has told teammates and friends he will not return to the team next season and serve as a backup to QB Jay Cutler. Plummer will look to find a starting job with another NFL team.

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Broncos | Cutler injured Week 17, able to return to game

Sun, 31 Dec 2006 21:47:29 -0800

The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos QB Jay Cutler (head) took a hard hit during the Week 17 game and was knocked woozy and forced to the sidelines. QB Jake Plummer replaced him and threw two incomplete passes, including one interception. Cutler was able to return to the game. The rookie quarterback was 21-of-32 for 230 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

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Broncos | Shanahan would like Plummer to stay

Tue, 28 Nov 2006 22:06:22 -0800

Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan would like QB Jake Plummer to remain with the team as a No. 2 quarterback, although with Plummer's cap number that might not be a possibility. It also could depend on whether Plummer will accept a role as the team's backup. "I think that all depends on him. Would I like him here long term? As long as he'd like to be here. . . . I'd love him in that role - if he wants to be in that role. Time will tell," said Shanahan. Plummer is set to make $8 million in each of the next three years, and that might not be feasible under the salary cap.

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Broncos | Cutler named starter; Plummer benched

Mon, 27 Nov 2006 13:30:55 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Associated Press reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan announced rookie QB Jay Cutler would be the club's starting quarterback for Week 13, replacing QB Jake Plummer.

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Cardinals | Leinart sets rookie passing record

Mon, 27 Nov 2006 12:22:51 -0800

Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals QB Matt Leinart's 405 passing yards in Week 12 was an NFL record for a rookie quarterback. Leinart surpassed QB Jake Plummer, who threw for 388 yards as a member of the Cardinals in 1997 versus the New York Giants.

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Broncos | Plummer not worried over Cutler speculation

Fri, 24 Nov 2006 07:34:20 -0800

Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer says he cannot concern himself over speculation that QB Jay Cutler may receive the starting nod in the team's Week 13 game. "I can't tell you what's going to happen. All I know is I'm going to get on the plane, take a few days off and come back. And if I'm still behind the trigger, I'm going to play my (butt) off as hard as I can, just like I always have," Plummer said. "I'm the starter right now, and if Mike wants to put Jay in there, then my play hasn't warranted him to not do it. Whatever he wants to do is what I have to go with."

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Chiefs | Plummer continues to struggle in Kansas City

Thu, 23 Nov 2006 22:48:26 -0800

The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer fell to 0-6 in six starts in Kansas City. Plummer finished the Week 12 loss 25-of-39 passing for 216 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

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Broncos | Team held to season-low rushing yards in Week 12

Thu, 23 Nov 2006 21:48:15 -0800

J. Michael Moore, of DenverBroncos.com, reports the Denver Broncos were held to a season-low 38 rushing yards in Week 12. RB Mike Bell led the way with 28 rushing yards on 10 carries, followed by QB Jake Plummer, who had 10 yards on two attempts. RB Damien Nash gained zero yards on four attempts.

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Broncos | Change coming at quarterback?

Wed, 22 Nov 2006 16:27:31 -0800

Adam Schefter, of NFL.com, reports while the Denver Broncos will start QB Jake Plummer during Week 12, the team is likely to turn the starting job over to rookie QB Jay Cutler for Week 13. If the Broncos were not dealing with a short week due to a game on Thanksgiving Day, Cutler likely would have been given the starting nod this week.

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Broncos | Plummer throws three interceptions during Week 10 win

Sun, 12 Nov 2006 21:55:27 -0800

The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer threw three interceptions during the Broncos' 17-13 victory over the Oakland Raiders Week 10. Plummer finished the game 20-of-31 passing for 210 yards with two touchdowns. "I know our defense is going to play well. Even if we start slow and get behind, we've just got to keep pushing. We're putting ourselves in some tough spots, but we're pulling it out when it matters, and that's only going to pay off down the stretch in the season," said Plummer.

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Broncos | Cutler will not play Week 8

Tue, 24 Oct 2006 07:17:46 -0700

Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan says QB Jay Cutler will not start in the team's Week 8 game. QB Jake Plummer will remain as the starting quarterback.

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Broncos | Fighting words

Fri, 13 Oct 2006 07:39:01 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Oakland Raiders FS Stuart Schweigert believes Denver Broncos QB Jake Plummer is showing his true form this season after a strong 2005 campaign. "Maybe it's kind of catching up with him a little bit, his luck kind of maybe ran out from last season," Schweigert said. "We got to capitalize on his mistakes. He is going to take some chances. We got to make him pay for it." "Jake Plummer is a guy that can make some things happen. He can run, he can throw it, but, along with that he can make some mistakes," Schweigert added. "He can make some big plays on the run, but he can also throw some balls out there that you don't understand who he's throwing it to."

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