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1998 John Elway Denver Broncos Win Superbowl...
Item # 619143
January 26, 1998
THE DENVER POST, Denver, Colorado, January 26, 1998
Note: The Denver Post printed two versions for this date. This is the edition which shows John Elway rolling out of the pocket to make a pass.
* Denver Broncos win Super Bowl XXXII
* John Elway & Terrell Davis
* Green Bay Packers
This 100+ page newspaper contains news of the Denver Broncos finally winning the Super Bowl with John Elway as their leader.
All sections present and in nice condition. Great to have in a Denver newspaper.
wikipedia notes: Having lost a disappointing playoff game to Jacksonville the year before, many thought this might be John Elway's last chance to win a Super Bowl. They started off the season by winning their first six games, beating the Chiefs, Seahawks, Rams, Bengals, Falcons and Patriots. They then lost to the Raiders, then defeated the Bills, Seahawks, and Panthers. They then lost to the Chiefs, beat the Raiders and the Chargers, lost to the Steelers and the 49ers, but finished the season with a win against the Chargers.
They made the playoffs as a wildcard and advanced against the Jaguars and Chiefs and defeated the Steelers in the 1997 AFC Championship. They then won Super Bowl XXXII against the Packers 31-24, only the third team to ever win a Super Bowl as a wildcard. The win was a big morale boost to Denver and the Broncos, who had suffered through four previous Super Bowl losses, and especially Elway, who had led three of those defeats.
Category: The 20th Century