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08:01 AM ET 11.30 | John Elway could be the guy to save the Broncos all over again. Why not hire the most successful, renowned and honored player in Broncos history to a newly created position of executive vice president, football operations? Why not let The Duke of Denver help turn around the team that has been characterized as "a laughingstock of the NFL," the Buffalo Bills West? Why not now? Elway, according to an impeccable source, "would accept an offer to rejoin the Broncos in a full-time executive position." Elway and Joe Ellis, chief operating officer of the Broncos, did not comment on the possibility Monday, although there appears to be interest on both sides.

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November 30, 2010  08:03 AM ET

Because he'd rather be doing what he's doing in the picture. That's why.

November 30, 2010  08:06 AM ET

The "Buffalo Bills West"? wow...that's harsh. But damn funny!

November 30, 2010  08:11 AM ET

Absurd

November 30, 2010  08:11 AM ET

"Why not hire the most successful, renowned and honored player in Broncos history to a newly created position of executive vice president, football operations?"

On field success and front office management are two completely different things. Did we learn nothing from the careers of Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan?

November 30, 2010  08:12 AM ET

"...in a full- time executive position." In other words, stopping by the offices between tee times.

November 30, 2010  08:12 AM ET

Elway should take a look at this mess, take a look at his reputation, then decide if his reputation is worth being reduced by interjecting himself into said mess.

Personal suggestion... 9 Iron, Bro.

November 30, 2010  08:13 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

"Why not hire the most successful, renowned and honored player in Broncos history to a newly created position of executive vice president, football operations?"On field success and front office management are two completely different things. Did we learn nothing from the careers of Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan?

On point and he better take that job to recoup his losses after that jacked up investment deal with some 'financial experts'...

November 30, 2010  08:14 AM ET

Explain to me again why a great player would make a great executive. I won't get into the names here but we have plenty of evidence of just the opposite.

November 30, 2010  08:18 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Explain to me again why a great player would make a great executive. I won't get into the names here but we have plenty of evidence of just the opposite.

Because it's a deperate move to calm the fans for a year or two. "Remember our glory days?"

November 30, 2010  08:18 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

"Why not hire the most successful, renowned and honored player in Broncos history to a newly created position of executive vice president, football operations?"On field success and front office management are two completely different things. Did we learn nothing from the careers of Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan?

agreed...i'll add isiah thomas, mike singletary, and magic johnson....

November 30, 2010  08:22 AM ET

What and give up that great gig at Fox Sports? come on.

November 30, 2010  08:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

agreed...i'll add isiah thomas, mike singletary, and magic johnson....

add Ditka.

November 30, 2010  08:31 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

What and give up that great gig at Fox Sports? come on.

Wait that's Aikman. I need coffee.

November 30, 2010  08:33 AM ET

Take that club to Josh McDaniels and you'll be a hero in Denver all over again.

November 30, 2010  08:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

Wait that's Aikman. I need coffee.

I'll get you one. Cream & sugar?

November 30, 2010  08:40 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

On point and he better take that job to recoup his losses after that jacked up investment deal with some 'financial experts'...

Poor guy is down to his last 10 million or so........

November 30, 2010  08:40 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

The "Buffalo Bills West"? wow...that's harsh. But damn funny!

Agreed, even I got a good chuckle out of that one.

November 30, 2010  08:43 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

"Why not hire the most successful, renowned and honored player in Broncos history to a newly created position of executive vice president, football operations?"On field success and front office management are two completely different things. Did we learn nothing from the careers of Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan?

Don't forget, Isiah Thomas blew up the Knicks the way McDaniels is blowing up the Broncos.

November 30, 2010  08:48 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

The "Buffalo Bills West"? wow...that's harsh. But damn funny!

wouldn't that make the Bills the laughingstock of the league since they are the gold standard other bad teams are compared to?

 
November 30, 2010  08:53 AM ET
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Poor guy is down to his last 10 million or so........

ROFLMAO! He'll be aiighht!

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