John Elway

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) steps in for a touchdown after making an interception against the Oakland Raiders in  2014. Irvin signed a contract to join the Raiders on Wednesday. (Stephen Brashear/AP)

For roaming Raiders, the future has arrived

It’s Oakland’s luck. Just when the Raiders threaten to be good again,…

 

The Denver Broncos are mulling replacing the newly retired Peyton Manning with disgruntled 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. The Niners braintrust should accept the picks and not let John Elway hear them laughing from Santa Clara. (Jack Dempsey/AP)

Kap (LOL!) to Denver? Opens door for Goff

Excuse me for stifling a laugh and tweeting a LOL emoji. But…

 

The 49ers announced Thursday the appointment of Al Guido as team president and Paraag Maathe as executive vice president of football operations, chief strategy officer and a managing partner. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Will management reshuffling lead to more 49ers drama?

In the curious and ambiguous world of 49ers management, CEO Jed York…

 

Broncos fans cheer as they await the start of a victory rally on Tuesday in Denver to celebrate the team’s win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. (Brennan Linsley/AP)

Denver celebrates as Elway plots repeat

DENVER — It took John Elway 15 years to experience a parade…

Broncos fans cheer as they await the start of a victory rally on Tuesday in Denver to celebrate the team’s win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. (Brennan Linsley/AP)
If the Broncos win Sunday, John Elway will be the first Super Bowl MVP to double as a Super Bowl-winning executive. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

Elway in line for historic player-executive perfecta

He was the coach’s kid, and there’s no better place to begin.…

If the Broncos win Sunday, John Elway will be the first Super Bowl MVP to double as a Super Bowl-winning executive. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Former 49ers quarterback Steve Young may not be playing in Super Bowl 50, but he’s center stage when it comes to his involvement in the Big Game. (Billy Hurst/AP)

Young living good life as Super Bowl host

He’s never been shy with an opinion, which is to be expected…

Former 49ers quarterback Steve Young may not be playing in Super Bowl 50, but he’s center stage when it comes to his involvement in the Big Game. (Billy Hurst/AP)
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning watches the AFC championship trophy presentation following the NFL football AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots. (Joe Mahoney/AP)

Peytongate places Manning under seige

A year ago it was Deflategate. This time it’s what, Peytongate? The…

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning watches the AFC championship trophy presentation following the NFL football AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots. (Joe Mahoney/AP)
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, right, took a chance when he hired his friend Gary Kubiak. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Hiring ‘friend’ pays off for Elway

DENVER — John Elway is adamant that Gary Kubiak was never his…

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, right, took a chance when he hired his friend Gary Kubiak. (David Zalubowski/AP)
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Most of the NFL head coach openings went to defensive minds

ENGLEWOOD - John Elway broke the mold. The Denver Broncos general manager…

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Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images file photoCal freshman quarterback Jared Goff has no reservations facing off with Oregon's Marcus Mariota on Saturday. "Just a regular game

Stanford to retire John Elway's No. 7 jersey

STANFORD — Thirty years after he left school, Stanford football is retiring…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images file photoCal freshman quarterback Jared Goff has no reservations facing off with Oregon's Marcus Mariota on Saturday. "Just a regular game