DP: Broncos ownership likely to come down to Bowlen children or John Elway

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Over at the DP, David Migoya has written an extensive article on the succession plan for the Broncos. Per Migoya:

  • The NFL has given the Bowlen family a potentially flexible two-year window within which to find a new ownership leader.
  • Ownership is currently split between Pat Bowlen (60%) and his brother, John (40%).
  • Whenever John Bowlen passes, his stake will be sold back to Pat's side of the Bowlen family.
  • If none of Pat's children prove themselves able to run the team, then the Broncos will be sold.
  • While a few of them may be candidates to take over, only one of them (Jane, 44) is older than the age of 30.
  • John Elway is the prohibitive favorite to purchase the team in the event of a sale by the Bowlens.
  • John Bowlen suggests the only thing that could hold Elway back would be the partners he chooses.


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