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After floundering without Elway, the Broncos picked up another all time great in the form of Peyton Manning.
Even with his advanced age, Manning will be considered one of the best Broncos of all time, especially if he's able to capture a Super Bowl title.
Considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, Elway took the Broncos to six Super Bowls during his illustrious career in Denver.
Elway is one of the best Broncos ever and an all time great.
Formed in 1960, the Broncos early years weren't much to write home about.
But a Super Bowl berth in 1978 started the Broncos on a path to greatness and attracted star players to the team.
“Sweetness” earned his nickname for the athletic ability and agility he showed on the football field, but don’t let that name trick you—Payton was one of the toughest players in the league during his career.
The Bears back had over 300 carries in a season 10 different times and often played through injuries, including during the 1985 season, when the Bears won the Super Bowl.
But that’s not all he was good at: Butkus was unsurpassed at launching punishing hits on players that resulted in turnovers—at the time of his retirement, his 27 fumble recoveries were an NFL record.
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