Mile High Feud: John Elway and Mike Shanahan Still Have a Beef, but Why?

June 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As far as recent history goes with the Denver Broncos, two personalities are held supreme atop the list of legendary Mile Highers.
Strangely enough, those two aren't really that fond of each other.
This old story has become an issue again, as rumors are circling that John Elway now wants to buy a minority stake in the Denver Broncos if Pat Bowlen will let him. The timing seems interesting, because he waited until after Mike Shanahan was out of town.
That shouldn't come as much of a surprise, as Dave Krieger has pointed out before that based on his long-term relationship interviewing Elway, he had always known that the two did not get along. Elway had told him point blank many years ago that he would love to get involved in a position with the team, but not while Mike Shanahan was around.
Surprisingly, there seems to be little evidence of animosity from Shanahan's direction (at least in the public's eye). That is probably because Mike Shanahan, unlike Jay Cutler, kne...

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