April 26 2012; Englewood, CO, USA; Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway speaks following the end of the first round of the NFL Draft at Broncos headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Denver Broncos Extend Contract Of John Elway, Adding GM To His Name


Broncos, Elway Agree To 3-Year Extension

The Denver Broncos extended the contract of executive vice president of football operations John Elway Wednesday morning. This coming off of a spectacular 2013 where the Broncos earned a record of 13-3, pushing their way through the playoffs and making Super Bowl XLVIII. Elway would sign a three-year contract extension and would also add the title of general manager to his name (executive vice president of football operations/general manager.)

Here is what longtime quarterback, executive vice president of football operations and now general manager John Elway had to say about the extension.

“I am grateful for the opportunity I’ve been given with the Broncos,” Elway said in a statement. “Our goal is to continue building on the culture of winning established by Pat Bowlen, and we remain relentlessly committed to delivering a world championship to our fans.”

Joe Ellis, who is the President also issued a statement about the extension of John Elway.

“Our organization is extremely pleased with the work John Elway has done in his three years since rejoining the Broncos,” Ellis said in a statement. “He has demonstrated great vision and leadership in his role, assembling a championship-caliber team and positioning it for sustained success.

Here is more from Elway in the final presser of the season, answering questions about what went wrong in the final game.

“There are some changes we’ve got to make and we’ll make those,” Elway said last week at his postseason news conference with coach John Fox. “The goal has not changed and it will not change. We will use this as an experience that we went through, be disappointed that we didn’t play better, but the bottom line is this organization and what Pat Bowlen wants from this organization — that has not changed and it will not change. The bottom line is we’re going to work as hard as we worked this year, if not harder, and continue to do that with the mind-set that we want to be world champions and we’re going to do everything we can to get there.”

To read more on the extension of John Elway, make sure to follow the link as Mike Klis did an excellent job on the article.

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