17 Sep 2004
The Denver Broncos just can't seem to play nice with the NFL's salary-cap rules. For the second time in three years, the NFL has fined the team and stripped it of a draft choice for circumventing the league's salary-cap rules.
Denver's defense carried the team all season, and carried Peyton Manning right to a second Super Bowl ring in his worst season. Carolina's offense joins long list of postseason duds from the 500-point club.