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Pat Bowlen Relinquishes Control Of Broncos Due To Alzheimer's, Joe Ellis Taking Over

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Pat Bowlen, one of the "most iconic" owners in NFL history, is giving up control the Broncos as he "acknowledges he is dealing with Alzheimer's disease," according to a front-page piece by Mike Klis of the DENVER POST. Team President Joe Ellis will have "final-say authority" over team matters and wi...

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