The Broncos Will Celebrate Their First Super Bowl Winning Team This Season

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This season will mark 25 years since the Denver Broncos first won the Lombardi Trophy, and the team has plans to celebrate the anniversary.

The Broncos beat the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII during the 1997 season, to win the first of their three titles. This season the Broncos will honor that historic moment.

According to 9News:

The Broncos will honor arguably the most significant moment in franchise history this season with the 25-year anniversary reunion of their first Super Bowl team from 1997.
Entering the Super Bowl in San Diego, the Broncos were 11-point underdogs against the Packers largely because the NFC had whipped the AFC in 13 straight finales. The Broncos did their part during that AFC skid, losing three Super Bowls by a combined 96 points.
But thanks to Terrell Davis overcoming a migraine to run roughshod through a large, but ever-tiring Packers’ defensive front, the John Elway “Helicopter” play that kept a touchdown drive alive, and John Mobley knocking away a Brett Favre fourth-down pass in the final seconds, the Broncos came through as AFC wild cards to usher the NFL into a new era of parity.
“This one’s for John,’’ Broncos owner Pat Bowlen boomed on the Super Bowl stage as he handed over the Lombardi Trophy to a beaming Elway.
With more than 50 players and coaches expected to attend the 1997 Super Bowl reunion, which will be held during the week of Jets game Oct. 23, the Broncos will not crowd the spotlight with a Ring of Fame induction ceremony this year, a source told 9NEWS.

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