Terrell Davis was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, but he made sure it wasn’t just about himself. He made it about the Denver Broncos too, calling for the Contributor Committee to move forward later this month to induct Pat Bowlen into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018.
That unselfish act by TD aligns perfectly with our own plans here on Mile High Report. Today, we kick off “Pat Bowlen Week”. We will have seven reasons why Pat Bowlen should be the next contributor to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Like TD, we too feel like Bowlen treated us fans like members of his family. He did so peripherally by putting a product on the field that we all have been so proud of. More Super Bowl appearances than losing seasons is a testament of that. His leadership is why that happened. His leadership is why former players like TD would take the time to salute him two decades after he played for the team.
It took a while after John Elway was inducted, but it seems the floodgates are finally opening. And no one contributed to that more than Pat Bowlen.
Oh, and the rest of TD’s speech was incredible. Most of us probably know his story, but seeing him tell it and knowing how long we’ve all waited for this moment. Incredible.
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