Game of My Life Denver Broncos: Memorable Stories of Broncos Football

Game of My Life Denver Broncos: Memorable Stories of Broncos Football

by Jim Saccomano, Matthew Silverman


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How do you measure the soul of a city? In Denver, for the better part of five decades it’s been by the Broncos. From an ugly and inauspicious beginning to the first nationally televised Monday-night game in 1973, through postseason games that included back-to-back World Championships and five other Super Bowl appearances, the Broncos have provided the Mile-High City’s primary identity on a national level. The nation’s first truly regional sports franchise, the Broncos were the first major league team to call Denver home, beginning play as a charter member of the American Football League, with its first season in 1960.

In this newly revised edition of Game of My Life Denver Broncos, fans past and present will relive the greatest moments of Mile-High football through the eyes of the players themselves. Floyd Little shares the pride and joy of scoring a touchdown in his last game as a Bronco and John Elway describes the glory of leading the Broncos to their first Super Bowl victory in 1998. From those infamous striped socks to back-to-back Super Bowl Championships, Game of My Life Denver Broncos has it all—a must-have for any Broncos fan.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613218914
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 08/16/2016
Series: Game of My Life Series
Pages: 268
Sales rank: 758,778
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jim Saccomano was the vice president of corporate communications for the Denver Broncos and spent over thirty years directing public relations for the NFL franchise. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Prologue ix

Chapter 1 Floyd Little 1

Chapter 2 Frank Tripucka 13

Chapter 3 Randy Gradishar 21

Chapter 4 Ed McCaffrey 31

Chapter 5 Goose Gonsoulin 45

Chapter 6 Red Miller 53

Chapter 7 Tom Jackson 63

Chapter 8 Charley Johnson 75

Chapter 9 Rich Karlis 83

Chapter 10 Billy Thompson 93

Chapter 11 Gene Mingo 105

Chapter 12 Haven Moses 115

Chapter 13 Craig Morton 129

Chapter 14 Jack Dolbin 141

Chapter 15 Steve Atwater 155

Chapter 16 Jim Turner 167

Chapter 17 Karl Mecklenburg 179

Chapter 18 Shannon Sharpe 191

Chapter 19 Terrell Davis 205

Chapter 20 John Elway 219

Chapter 21 Rod Smith 233

Chapter 22 Peyton Manning 247

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Game of My Life Denver Broncos: Memorable Stories of Broncos Football 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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