Shanahan also told me that John Elway once offered him $300,000 out of his own pocket to leave San Francisco and coach the Broncos. Shanahan, who had worked two different times with Elway in Denver, turned him down, but returned to the Broncos two years later.
Or, a guy who desperately wanted someone other than Dan Reeves calling plays for him.
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