one's for John!" Bowlen shouted from the podium, holding aloft the Vince Lombardi Trophy after Elway
led Denver to its first NFL
championship, with a 31-24 victory against Green Bay on a January night in 1998. "This
isn't the weather I remember for the AFC championship. Of course, I liked the frozen mud in Cleveland. It slowed everybody down to my speed."The AFC championship game turned out to be a day at the beach for the Broncos
. Time and gravity eventually slows a football mogul's stride.