John Elway

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John Albert Elway Jr. (born June 28, 1960) is an American football executive and former quarterback who is the president of football operations for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). Elway played college football at Stanford and his entire 16-year professional career with the Denver Broncos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Elway has received more than 4,927,631 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). John Elway is the 15th most popular american football player (down from 13th in 2019), the 10,556th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,984th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American American Football Player.

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Among american football players, John Elway ranks 15 out of 55. Before him are Peyton Manning, Cam Newton, Lawrence Taylor, Dick Butkus, Jerry Rice, and Aaron Hernandez. After him are Walter Payton, Colin Kaepernick, Brett Favre, Steve Young, Red Grange, and Andrew Luck.

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Among people born in 1960, John Elway ranks 428Before him are Luis Fortuño, Djamel Menad, Aimee Mann, Torben Grael, William Monahan, and Christian Prudhomme. After him are Vali Ionescu, Shinichi Morishita, Cumrun Vafa, Tomoyuki Kajino, Allen Chastanet, and Tommy Nilsson.

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Among people born in United States, John Elway ranks 10,556 out of 15,968. Before him are Joe Medicine Crow (1913), Sinbad (1956), Chad Lindberg (1976), Cedric Maxwell (1955), Amber Benson (1977), and Larry Parks (1914). After him are DeAndre Yedlin (1993), Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey (1863), Tamara Dobson (1947), Mel Winkler (1941), Michael Angarano (1987), and Natalie Schafer (1900).


Among american football players born in United States, John Elway ranks 15Before him are Peyton Manning (1976), Cam Newton (1989), Lawrence Taylor (1959), Dick Butkus (1942), Jerry Rice (1962), and Aaron Hernandez (1989). After him are Walter Payton (1954), Colin Kaepernick (1987), Brett Favre (1969), Steve Young (1961), Red Grange (1903), and Andrew Luck (1989).

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