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The Greatest Broncos Of All Time....By The Numbers - #1


The Candidates -

Jason Elam -- K -- 1993-2007
Darren Parker -- P -- 1992
Chris Normon -- P -- 1984-1985
Brett Kern -- P -- 2008-Present

The Greatest Bronco To Ever Wear #1 -



Jason Elam, K -- 1993-2007

Some of these are going to be slam-dunk, no-brainers. Jason Elam was a stalwart for the Broncos for 15 years before leaving this off-season to play for the Atlanta Falcons . While it is sad to think someone who has meant so much to the Broncos over the years would not be able to finish his career in Orange and Blue, I'll choose to think of all the things he was able to accomplish as a Bronco and just how good he was at a position that is so critical to the success or failure of a football team.

For his career, Elam owns just about every scoring record in Broncos History, including Games Played, Points Scored, Field Goals Made, Field Goals Attempted, Field Goal Percentage, Extra Points Made and Extra Points Attempted.

Elam also earned League Honors, going to 3 Pro Bowls(95, 98, 2001), being named 2nd Team All Pro 3 times(95, 98, 2001) and receiving the Special Teams Player of the Year Award in 2001. Elam also shares the NFL Record for the Longest Field Goal(63 yards) with Tom Dempsey.

Someday, I'd imagine, Jason Elam will find his way into the Broncos Ring of Fame. His moving on to the Falcons does not diminish what he accomplished as a Denver Bronco and as one of the last links to the Super Bowl wins, Elam will always have a special place in the hearts of Broncos' fans everywhere.