John Elway gets his new (enormous) deal to remain Broncos GM

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The never really had a choice. Whatever wanted to remain with the team, that’s what they had to pay.

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Yet, contract negotiations dragged on longer than expected, to the point it started to make some Broncos fans nervous. It got done though, as Elway and the team agreed on Monday to a five-year deal that will run through 2021 according to’s Adam Schefter. The team announced the news Monday afternoon. Schefter said it’s expected to make Elway the highest paid general manager in the NFL.

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When Elway cheap jersey was hired to run the Broncos’ front office, it was just as Josh McDaniels was shown the door. It looked like a public-relations move to appease a fan base that reached a low point with the many, many missteps McDaniels made. No great quarterback has ever been a great coach or general manager. But Elway did it.

wholesale jerseys authentic When Elway landed jersey in free agency, it changed the franchise. In Manning’s four seasons, the Broncos won the AFC West four times, went to the Super Bowl twice and won Super Bowl 50. It wasn’t just adding Manning; Elway built a fantastic and deep roster with an aggressive approach to free agency. You can’t tell the story of Denver’s 1997, 1998 or 2015 Super Bowl championships without Elway being a focal point. Elway’s front office career will never eclipse his playing career, but he’s not bad at running a team either.

Wholesale Matt Spaeth jersey Now Broncos fans don’t have to worry about Elway going anywhere, not that he was ever going to leave. It’s impossible to imagine Elway with any other team.