John Elway Q&A: Broncos GM on Post-Manning Era, Lynch & Offseason Challenges

May 25, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

DENVER — John Elway is unique, even among the unique.
In the 50 years of the Super Bowl era in the NFL, there have been 31 quarterbacks to help their team win a title. Of those, 24 are retired. Of the 24, only Elway, Bart Starr and Doug Williams have ever tried to work for a team in an executive or coaching capacity.
Only Elway has had any real success, and based on his ceaseless desire to compete, he has no intention of stopping anytime soon. In five years with Elway as general manager, the Broncos have gone to the playoffs each year, made the Super Bowl twice and are now the defending champions.
At the same time, the team faces the challenge of having to replace quarterback Peyton Manning and backup Brock Osweiler after Manning retired and Osweiler left in free agency.
Elway talked with Bleacher Report about this offseason and why he keeps going at a time when most of his contemporaries rest on their laurels.
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