No. 5: John Elway

John Elway’s legacy in Denver is secure after taking the Broncos to the Super Bowl for the seventh time, this time as the general manager who took a risk on an aging Peyton Manning. Now, after having his plan for the team’s future at quarterback derailed by the departure of Brock Osweiler, can he and coach Gary Kubiak keep a world-class defense relevant while juggling two young QBs?

— Robert Klemko

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