Imagine if John Elway had played for the Baltimore Colts. It’s hard to picture given all that we know about the 1983 NFL Draft; especially now. We know there was no chance Elway would ever play for then-owner Bob Irsay or his dysfunctional franchise. It’s even harder to un-imagine all of the memories Elway created in Denver. But try your hardest…
John Elway’s decision in 1983 shaped the NFL for decadesBy Ian St. Clair
Author Ian St. Clair
This award-winning writer is a proud University of Northern Colorado alum with a degree in journalism and communications. Ian has a decade of experience in newspapers as a Broncos beat writer and sports columnist and has held just about every role in a newsroom outside of photographer. Prior to joining BSN Denver, Ian was an editor at Predominantly Orange.