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John Elway

All-American college football player, professional football player, quarterback, College Football Hall of Fame member, Pro Football Hall of Fame member John Elway

John Albert Elway, Jr. is a former American football quarterback and is now the executive vice president of football operations for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Stanford and his entire professional career with the Denver Broncos. Elway recorded the most victories by a starting quarterback at the time of his retirement. He retired in 1999 and statistically was the second most prolific passer in NFL history.
John Elway's personal information overview.
28 June 1960
home town
Port Angeles
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Broncos need to bolster anemic offense on Day 2 -
Google News - about 1 month Broncos need to bolster anemic offense on Day 2 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Now that Von Miller has his new pass rushing partner, John Elway knows he needs to give Case Keenum and Demaryius Thomas some help on offense. The Denver Broncos' general manager grabbed the top-ranked defensive player in the NFL ... Bradley Chubb could help bring edge back to Broncos' defenseUSA TODAY NFL draft Winners and Losers: Broncos GM John Elway collected some serious talentYahoo Sports Denver Sports Omelette: Bradley Chubb is a welcome sight to all Broncos, No Fly Zone includedThe Denver Post Mile High Report (blog) -CBS Denver all 316 news articles »
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Su'a Cravens eager for a do-over in Denver after missing last year
LATimes - about 2 months
Su’a Cravens has found happiness, harmony and himself just in time for his do-over in Denver. Elated over John Elway’s call and Von Miller’s text, the former standout safety from USC celebrated his trade from the Redskins to the Broncos by posting “A Whole New World” from the Disney movie “Aladdin”...
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Redskins don't plan to tag QB Cousins again - ESPN
Google News - 3 months
ESPN Redskins don't plan to tag QB Cousins again ESPN Kirk Cousins is on the cusp of becoming one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL. ESPN analysts discuss the pros and cons of paying big for Cousins. (0:56). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Email; comment. 6:41 PM ET. John KeimESPN ... Denver Broncos need John Elway to solve quarterback quagmireUSA TODAY What we learned at NFL Combine: Broncos to visit with John Elway on quarterback search: Misses don't bother -Washington Times -Washington Post -The Inquisitr all 149 news articles »
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John Elway: Broncos will welcome Brock Osweiler 'with open arms'
ABC News - 9 months
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- With backup quarterback Paxton Lynch expected to miss at least the first month of the regular season, the Denver Broncos quickly turned to a familiar face Saturday, signing Brock Osweiler to a one-year deal. Osweiler, who spent his first four years in the league with the Broncos, was released by the Cleveland Browns earlier this week. The Broncos will pay Osweiler the veterans' minimum of $775,000. "I think with the opportunity we had to get Brock back, we're excited about that opportunity to have that experience there with Brock,'' said Broncos president of football operations/general manager John Elway. "Plus with Paxton, you never know with the throwing shoulder.'' The Browns, who owed Osweiler $16 million after his release, will now pay him $15.225 million. Osweiler's deal with the Broncos is pending a physical on Monday. The Broncos were searching for a backup with knowledge of offensive...
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John Elway 'comfortable' taking Chad Kelly after calling QB's uncle, Jim Kelly
ABC News - about 1 year
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos said they vetted Chad Kelly carefully, and that's why they used the draft's final pick, 253rd overall, to select the Mississippi quarterback on Saturday and add him to the roster. Kelly, a gifted quarterback who guided Ole Miss to wins over Alabama, Auburn and LSU in the 2015 season, had several off-field incidents in college and was dismissed from Clemson early in his career. His invitation to the NFL combine was rescinded, and teams around the league investigated his issues the past four months.? Broncos executive vice president of football operations/general manager John Elway said the Broncos carefully examined Kelly's troubles. The QB, who is the nephew of Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, is also working his way back from the torn ACL and meniscus he suffered in November. Elway said he reached out to Jim Kelly on Saturday before the Broncos made their selection. Both former QBs were drafted in...
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John Elway 'comfortable' taking Chad Kelly after calling QB's uncle, Jim Kelly - ESPN
Google News - about 1 year
ESPN John Elway 'comfortable' taking Chad Kelly after calling QB's uncle, Jim Kelly ESPN ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos said they vetted Chad Kelly carefully, and that's why they used the draft's final pick, 253rd overall, to select the Mississippi quarterback on Saturday and add him to the roster. Kelly, a gifted quarterback who ... Chad Kelly Picked by Broncos: Twitter Reacts to 2017 NFL Draft's Mr. IrrelevantBleacher Report LOOK: Chad Kelly falls asleep during draft, Broncos make him Mr. Irrelevant Chad Kelly could be Broncos' starting QB of the future, but now he's Mr. IrrelevantSB Nation Yahoo Sports -Los Angeles Times all 88 news articles »
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A Cab Driver Picks Up His Favorite Football Quarterback — Without Knowing It
NPR - over 1 year
Washington, D.C. cab driver Sam Snow started talking to his passengers about his favorite football quarterback, John Elway. What he didn't realize was that John Elway was in his back seat.
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Cab driver praises John Elway, then learns he's driving him
Yahoo News - over 1 year
WASHINGTON (AP) — A cab driver in Washington got a surprise after mentioning to a group of passengers that John Elway was his all-time favorite quarterback and then learning that Elway was riding in the backseat.
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A Year After a Title, the Denver Broncos’ Staff Gets an Overhaul
NYTimes - over 1 year
John Elway has hired a new head coach, Vance Joseph, and new coordinators after Gary Kubiak resigned and the team missed the playoffs.
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Brock Osweiler never should've left the Broncos, John Elway - ESPN
Google News - over 1 year
USA TODAY Brock Osweiler never should've left the Broncos, John Elway ESPN Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler expresses his disappointment about losing to the Broncos but gives credit to Denver for its play. (0:44). Facebook · Twitter; Pinterest · Email; comment. 2:24 AM ET. Ian O'ConnorESPN Senior Writer. Close. Ian O'Connor ... Aqib Talib: Trevor Siemian is better and cheaper than Brock Talib: Trevor Siemian is better than Brock Aqib Talib has no doubt Trevor Siemian is 'better than' Brock USA TODAY -Yahoo Sports -Bleacher Report -CBS Local all 565 news articles »
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The Most Important Things We Know After NFL Week 3
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Week 3 of the NFL season ― the last before the first string of byes ― is known as a defining week of football. Contenders and pretenders become far more evident, and hot quarterback play often halts with road tests. Week 3 of the 2016 season only reaffirmed this. Here are the three most important things we learned. The Eagles Are For Real  This shouldn’t have been much of a question mark, but after completely dominating Pittsburgh in a 34-3 rout, we can confidently call the undefeated Eagles the real deal. As we examined last week, it all starts with 23-year-old rookie quarterback Carson Wentz, who has yet to commit a single turnover while amassing a 103.8 quarterback rating ― seventh best in the league ― along with five touchdown passes. Wentz has developed an instant connection with young receivers Jordan Matthews (204 yards, 2 touchdowns) and Nelson Agholor, both of whom struggled immensely in 2015 with Sam Bradford under center. And Wentz has been buoyed by a surprisi...
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Sources: Von Miller, agent have phone meeting with Broncos
ABC News - almost 2 years
The Denver Broncos had a phone discussion Friday with pass-rusher Von Miller and agent Joby Branion about his contract, league sources told ESPN's Ed Werder. The Broncos recently modified their offer to Miller and would fully guarantee the third year of their proposed six-year, $114.5 million contract, which would begin in March 2017. The matter of how much, and how quickly, Miller would be paid in guaranteed money in a new deal has been a sticking point between the sides. The changed timeline of guaranteed money was first reported by 9News and confirmed by ESPN. The deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign multiyear contracts is July 15. The total value of the Broncos' proposed contract would be the richest deal ever given to a defensive player. Earlier this week, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Broncos general manager John Elway had personally called Miller over the Fourth of July weekend to express a desire to work out a...
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Peyton Manning retiring after 18-year career
Yahoo News - about 2 years
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has decided to retire from the NFL, bringing an end to a career that will surely land him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the team said on Sunday. Manning, who turns 40 later this month, will be going out on top after helping the Broncos to a Super Bowl upset victory last month over the Carolina Panthers, in a development first reported by ESPN. "When you look at everything Peyton has accomplished as a player and person, it’s easy to see how fortunate we’ve been to have him on our team,” John Elway, Broncos Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager, said in a statement.
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Peyton's retirement decision could come within two weeks
Yahoo News - over 2 years
(Reuters) - Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been huddling with his head coach Gary Kubiak and general manager John Elway with a decision on his NFL future set to be made within two weeks. Manning, 39, riding high off Denver's Super Bowl triumph earlier this month, is pondering retirement while the Broncos are contemplating their long-term future at quarterback. Kubiak, speaking to media at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, reiterated the club stance that there is no hurry, even though the clock is ticking in the decision process.
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Broncos Basking in Glory of First Title Since '99
NYTimes - over 2 years
While general manager John Elway maps out plans to keep his team intact, the Denver Broncos are enjoying the spoils of their Super Bowl victory.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John Elway
  • 2016
    Age 55
    Elway won a third Super Bowl as part of the Broncos franchise, when on February 7, 2016 Denver defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50.
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  • 2015
    Age 54
    Elway hired Gary Kubiak, his former backup quarterback and former Broncos offensive coordinator, as the new head coach for the 2015 season.
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    In this capacity, he reports to team president Joe Ellis and is the immediate supervisor for head coach Gary Kubiak and the former head coach John Fox, who left the team in 2015 and currently the head coach for the Chicago Bears.
  • 2014
    Age 53
    Elway responded to the Super Bowl loss by signing defensive end DeMarcus Ware, cornerback Aqib Talib and safety T.J. Ward for the 2014 season.
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  • 2011
    Age 50
    Xanders left the team after the 2011 season, and Elway assumed the role of general manager which gave him complete control over the football side of the Broncos operation. Under Elway's management, the team signed free agent quarterback Peyton Manning who had just been released by the Indianapolis Colts. In four seasons from 2012 to 2015, the Broncos won four division titles, two AFC Championships, and reached Super Bowl XLVIII where they were crushed 43-8 by the Seattle Seahawks despite holding the regular season's top offense.
    On January 5, 2011, Elway was named executive vice president of football operations of the Broncos, with the final say in all football matters.
  • 2010
    Age 49
    In December 2010, Elway expressed interest in working as the Broncos' top football executive, after having dinner with Broncos owner Pat Bowlen.
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  • 2009
    Age 48
    Elway and Green were married in August 2009.
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  • 2008
    Age 47
    Elway had LASIK eye surgery and endorsed Icon LASIK in the Denver area in November 2008.
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    Elway proposed marriage to former Oakland Raiders cheerleader Paige Green in Italy in September 2008.
    In September 2008, Elway became the spokesperson for
  • 2007
    Age 46
    In February 2007, Elway was elected chairman of the AFL's executive committee.
  • 2006
    Age 45
    In December 2006, Elway ended a nine-year licensing agreement with AutoNation, removing his name from Denver-area dealerships.
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  • 2002
    Age 41
    Elway's twin sister Jana developed lung cancer and died at the age of 42 in the summer of 2002.
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    Elway was co-owner of the Arena Football team Colorado Crush, from their inception in 2002 until the cancellation of the Arena Football League after the 2008 season.
  • 2000
    Age 39
    He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
  • 1999
    Age 38
    Also in 1999, Elway was ranked number 16 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Football Players, the only player to have spent the majority of his career with the Broncos to make the list (Willie Brown, who began his career with the Broncos but spent more of it with the Oakland Raiders, also made the list).
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    Also in 1999 he was inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.
    On September 13, 1999, Elway's number 7 jersey was retired by the Denver Broncos during halftime of a Monday Night game against the Miami Dolphins; that same night he was inducted into the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame. (Craig Morton, his direct predecessor in Denver, also wore number 7 and is in the Ring of Fame alongside Elway).
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    On May 2, 1999, at the age of 38, Elway announced his retirement from pro football.
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    It was his last game, other than the 1999 Pro Bowl.
  • 1998
    Age 37
    In the 1998 season, the Broncos repeated this feat and Elway was awarded the MVP of Super Bowl XXXIII, throwing for 336 yards and one touchdown with one interception, while also scoring a rushing touchdown in Denver's 34–19 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
  • 1997
    Age 36
    It took Elway another eight years, but he eventually led his team back to the Super Bowl, following the 1997 season.
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  • 1988
    Age 27
    After recording an 8–8 record in 1988, Elway once again led his team to the Super Bowl after the 1989 season, with yet another win over the Browns in the AFC championship game, going on to face the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XXIV.
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  • 1987
    Age 26
    In 1987, Elway was selected to start in the American Football Conference's (AFC) Pro Bowl team and won the NFL Most Valuable Player Award.
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  • 1986
    Age 25
    In the 1986 season, Elway led the Broncos to Super Bowl XXI, after defeating the Cleveland Browns on a famous possession at the end of the fourth quarter that became known as "The Drive." (In a span of 5 minutes and 2 seconds, Elway led his team 98 yards to tie the game with 37 seconds left in regulation.
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  • 1984
    Age 23
    Elway married Janet Buchan, who attended Stanford University and competed on its swimming team, in 1984. They separated in 2002 and divorced in 2003.
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    On May 2, Colts owner Robert Irsay and Accorsi agreed to trade Elway for Hinton, backup quarterback Mark Herrmann, and a first-round pick in 1984 (used to select Ron Solt).
    The Colts' general manager Ernie Accorsi wanted Elway as, Accorsi later said, he (correctly) did not foresee the 1984 Draft as producing any first-round quarterbacks.
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  • 1983
    Age 22
    Elway joined Denver as one of the most highly anticipated athletes in the history of the NFL. The local newspapers ran a section that was called "The Elway Watch." Elway debuted for the Broncos in the 1983 season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Three Rivers Stadium.
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    In the 1983 NFL Draft Elway was selected as the first overall pick by the Baltimore Colts. (He is one of three quarterbacks in the history of the draft to be chosen first and later be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • 1982
    Age 21
    One possibility was trading Elway for the San Francisco 49ers' Joe Montana, whose team had had a poor 1982 season.
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  • 1981
    Age 20
    Elway also excelled as a baseball player. He was selected by the New York Yankees in the second round of the 1981 MLB draft (52nd overall, six spots ahead of future Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn), and received $150,000 for playing for the Yankees' short season affiliate Oneonta Yankees in the New York–Penn League in the summer of 1982.
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  • 1980
    Age 19
    He won Pac-10 Player of the Year honors in 1980 and 1982, was a consensus All-American, and finished second in Heisman Trophy balloting as a senior.
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  • 1979
    Age 18
    He attended Stanford University in 1979 where he played football and baseball.
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    Known as a dual-threat quarterback, meaning he was accomplished at running and escaping pressure and had impressive passing ability, he was the number-one recruited high school player in the country, receiving over 60 scholarship offers. (One of those offers was from his father, who became the head coach at San Jose State following the 1978 season.) Also an accomplished baseball player, Elway was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 18th round of the 1979 Major League Baseball draft. (The Royals also selected Marino in the fourth round of the same draft.)
  • 1960
    Born on June 28, 1960.
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