President/CEO Joe Ellis
“George is among the most generally revered and skilled personnel executives within the NFL. He’s a composed, collaborative chief with a transparent imaginative and prescient of constructing a championship crew. Attending to know George over the past week, his intelligence, work ethic and management abilities impressed all of us. He has labored practically 25 years within the NFL to arrange for this problem, and we’re very lucky to have George as our new basic supervisor.”
President of soccer operations John Elway
“Early on this course of, it grew to become clear why George has been such a coveted GM candidate for thus a few years. He’s a confirmed evaluator who is aware of each element of main soccer operations. Along with his expertise in all features of the job — the faculty and professional sides, wage cap, trades, working with the top coach and bringing the employees collectively — George is greater than prepared to achieve this function. George has waited and labored for the suitable alternative, which reveals that he’s sensible and severe about successful.”
Normal supervisor George Paton
“It’s an honor to be named basic supervisor of an iconic franchise with a championship custom just like the Denver Broncos. This group has nice assets, great folks, a proficient younger core of gamers and an impressive teaching employees. In some ways, I really feel like this crew is a sleeping big. For me, it’s the proper place and the suitable time for this chance.
“All through this course of, I felt an actual reference to Joe, John and (coach) Vic (Fangio). It looks like house. We share the identical values on successful and doing issues the suitable manner. Whereas it’s troublesome to depart the Vikings, the relationships I loved in Minnesota are for all times. I’m actually grateful for the Wilf household, (basic manger) Rick Spielman, (government vp/soccer operations) Rob Brzezinski, (coach) Mike Zimmer and your entire Vikings group. Thanks for treating us like household.
“I imagine in laborious work, the grind and never taking any shortcuts to attain our targets. Drafting and growing gamers is the No. 1 precedence. We will probably be aggressive — however not reckless — in including expertise to our roster.
“Our household has heard nothing however nice issues about Colorado, particularly the passionate followers in Broncos Nation. Together with my spouse Barbara and kids Bella and Beau, we’re proud to now name Denver our house.
“I can’t wait to get to work. Go Broncos!”