Jake Plummer

Jake Plummer



Jake Plummer was selected in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals, where he spent the first six seasons of his career with the Cardinals and the last four with the Denver Broncos. Plummer's elusiveness on the gridiron earned him the nickname, "Jake the Snake," which was given to him as a tribute to professional wrestler, Jake "the Snake" Roberts. In 2004 surpassed several of Broncos Hall of Fame QB John Elway's passing records (including passing yardage and passing touchdowns in a single season) Plummer's streak of 229 passes without an interception, was the longest streak of his career. Plummer helped the Broncos compile a 13–3 record, a #2 seed and a first round bye in the AFC playoffs. Plummer's performance (15–26 for 197 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception) helped the Broncos to break the Patriots' winning streak of 11 postseason games. Since his retirement from the NFL, Plummer has been an avid player of four-wall handball