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|John Elway Rejoins Broncos as Football Czar
|ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Hall of Famer John Elway has been summoned by the Denver Broncos for one more comeback.
The beloved quarterback who led the Broncos to five Super Bowls and back-to-back championships before retiring in 1998 is returning as the team's chief football executive.
His title will be executive vice president of football operations in a reshaped front office, and chief operating officer Joe Ellis becomes team president.
Elway's first order of business will be to find a new coach to replace Josh McDaniels, whose 22-month misadventure left the Broncos embarrassed following the Spygate II videotaping scandal and in need of a major makeover.
The Broncos went 4-12, their worst season in their 51-year history.
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