Jul 30, 2018, 2:29 PM | Updated: Mar 12, 2023, 7:24 pm

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Pat Bowlen’s Hall Of Fame Credentials:

• Pat Bowlen’s Broncos have had more Super Bowl appearances than losing seasons.

• Under Pat Bowlen’s ownership, the Broncos own the second-best record in the NFL.

• Since Pat Bowlen took over, the Broncos have the third highest winning percentage in American pro sports.

• Pat Bowlen’s influence on the television committee has helped increase the NFL’s TV revenue by more than 750 percent.

• Pat Bowlen is the only NFL owner who held a major role in the league’s top four components of television revenue, stadium construction, international growth and labor peace.

• Pat Bowlen served on 15 NFL committees, including chairman of the Broadcasting and Management Council. Only Dan Rooney and Lamar Hunt – both in the Hall of Fame – served on more.

• The Denver Broncos have enjoyed 21 winning seasons, 13 division titles, nine conference championship berths and seven Super Bowl appearances under Pat Bowlen’s ownership.

• Pat Bowlen led the Denver Broncos to three world championships in 1997, 1998 and 2015 — Super Bowl XXXII, Super Bowl XXXIII, and Super Bowl 50.

• Pat Bowlen’s Broncos are one of only six NFL franchises to win back-to-back Super Bowls.

• The Broncos have sold out all 292 home games during Pat Bowlen’s ownership.

• Pat Bowlen has donated more than $30 million to charitable organizations in the Denver area since the inception of Broncos charities in 1993.

• Pat Bowlen received the Mizel Institute Community Enrichment Award in 2013, the Colorado region’s most prestigious philanthropic accolade.

• Under Pat Bowlen’s ownership, the Broncos are the only NFL team to post at least 90 wins in each of the last three decades.

• The Broncos have had the most national and prime-time television appearances in the NFL, under Pat Bowlen.

• The Broncos were the only AFC franchise to win three conference championships in the 1980s.

• Under Pat Bowlen, Denver owns the most winning seasons.

• The Broncos rank second in overall wins and Super Bowl appearances, under Pat Bowlen.

• The Broncos won an NFL-record seven postseason games in a two-year period under Pat Bowlen’s ownership.

• Pat Bowlen’s Broncos became the second team in modern NFL history to go undefeated during regular-season play at home for three consecutive seasons.

• The Broncos went nearly a calendar year without a defeat from December 1997 to December 1998.

• The Broncos have the best home record in pro football over the past 34 years during Pat Bowlen’s ownership.

• In 34 years, Pat Bowlen’s Broncos have had an NFL-low six losing seasons.

• Denver has led the NFL in attendance during Pat Bowlen’s ownership, drawing more than 20 million fans.


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