John Elway

Denver Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Dies at 75

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar television deals, died late Thursday night, just under two months before his enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was 75.

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Pat Bowlen

Mile High Moment: Broncos Will All Stand for the Anthem Starting Sunday

If there was any one person in the NFL possessing the unique combo of swag and credibility to stand-up to the league, and their legion of activist players, its John Elway. So it should come as no shock, that his team would be the first to issue a statement saying they’re going to stand for the anthem, as a team, from now on.

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