How Old Are You?: John Elway Defied Laws of Age

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Published: March 31, 2009

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... >—Abraham Lincoln

In the sports world, we obsess over age. We marveled as Kobe Bryant electrified the NBA straight out of high school. As Michael Jordan started his 14th All-Star Game in 2003, we cheered for him to show the kids a thing or two.

Every once in a while, an athlete, who should be beyond his years, strings together a set of performances that leaves us in absolute awe.

In Super Bowls XXXII and XXXIII, Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway showed us the number of wrinkles in a man's face means nothing when his game, his season, and his legacy are on the line.

 

Super Bowl XXXII: 12-22, 123 yards, 1 INT; 5 carries, 17 yards, 1 TD

Having already lost three Super Bowls, Elway had gained a stigma he could not shake: "Can't win the big one."

Elway had already appeared in three Super Bowls (XXI, XXII, XXIV), losing each one by monumental proportions.

For Super Bowl XXXI...

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