Jake Plummer: Could He Really Be Headed Back To The NFL?

November 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Three years ago, Jake Plummer walked away from millions of dollars to get away from the sport he loved. Like his best friend Pat Tillman, Plummer needed some space and a change of pace.
But just a few days ago, Plummer suggested he wanted back in.
In an interview with Yahoo! Sports, Plummer said, “I would like to go in one more game and roll to my left and throw a ball, a sick wobbly lob pass to Larry Fitzgerald and he’d go up against eight [defensive backs] and pull it down and make me look good.”
That prognostication must sound awful good to Cardinals fans.
Plummer is only 35 years old, and was among the best quarterbacks in the league during his nine-year tenure. As recently as 2005, Plummer had a passer rating of over 90, leading the Denver Broncos to a great 13-3 mark. That year, he also went to the Pro Bowl for the first time. Two years later, he was out of the sport.
That year, Plummer lead his team to the AFC Championship, losing to th...

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