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Pat Bowlen

Patrick Dennis "Pat" Bowlen (born February 18, 1944) is the Majority Owner, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Broncos. The Bowlen ... More »Patrick Dennis "Pat" Bowlen (born February 18, 1944) is the Majority Owner, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Broncos. The Bowlen Family, including his two brothers and sister, purchased the team from Edgar Kaiser in 1984 and saved the team from possible bankruptcy. Bowlen was born in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, the son of Arvella (née Woods) and Paul Dennis Bowlen, who became a millionaire in the Canadian oil business, founding Regent Drilling as a wildcatter. Bowlen attended the University of Oklahoma and earned degrees in business (1965) and law (1968). The younger Bowlen became wealthy in his own right by becoming a successful lawyer in Edmonton, Alberta. He also worked as an executive for his father's company and as a real estate developer and had major investments in the mining industry. Bowlen is an initiated member of the Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity. He was initiated by the University of Oklahoma, Beta Omicron chapter in 1963. He is a member of... [ Wikipedia ]

Broncos’ Best Gather To Honor Owner Pat Bowlen

DENVER (AP) – For the first time ever, all four Hall of Fame members of the Denver Broncos gathered under one roof – an old hangar at what used to be Lowry Air Force Base – and they were there to honor team owner Pat Bowlen. With John Elway, Shannon Sharpe, Floyd Little and Gary ...

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The Fine Line Between Leadership and Temper Tantrums

Take this picture, tweeted by the official Denver Broncos account after owner/CEO Pat Bowlen received a game ball on the heels of a four-touchdown Manning performance: #Broncos Owner & CEO Pat Bowlen gets the game ball after his 300th win: pic.twitter.com/uffjzU4w9J — Denver ...

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is honored with Mizel community service award

From left, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper introduces Broncos owner Pat Bowlen to Denver philanthropist Larry Mizel on Wednesday night. (Steve Peterson, Special to The Denver Post) All of the Broncos' Hall of Famers were there. John Elway, Gary Zimmerman, Floyd Little, Shannon Sharpe. ...

Broncos' Pat Bowlen high on off-season moves, but more work to be done

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Pat Bowlen has a way of understating what most people would call a big deal. Maybe that's the trick to owning the Broncos for going on his 30th season. During that time, Bowlen has fired three head coaches and watched his team get creamed in three Super Bowls. ...

Pat Bowlen Calls Broncos Fans ‘Greatest In Professional Sports’ In Open Letter

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Broncos owner and CEO Pat Bowlen wrote an open letter to fans on Tuesday. Bowlen thanked Broncos fans for their support in what he called a “successful” season that ended in a “gut-wrenching” loss to the Baltimore Ravens. I write this letter to summarize my ...

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Art Modell tribute and casket viewing today, quotes from around the league

I speak for my entire family in extending our heartfelt sympathies to the Modells.” Denver Broncos Owner and CEO Pat Bowlen: “Art Modell and I certainly had a history together, most notably from our teams meeting three times in a four-year period playing for the right to go to the Super ...

Sorry, Pat Bowlen but your Broncos needed this

My guess is Pat Bowlen, who has always carried himself with the type of dignity people expect of an NFL owner, wasn’t happy his Broncos lost to his bizarre colleague Jim Irsay and the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night. Especially after Irsay continued to shamefully gloat in victory ...

Bowlen could get 300th win against Mike Shanahan's Redskins

Broncos owner and media guide coverboy Pat Bowlen started this season with 292 career wins, counting playoffs. The Broncos’ 2-0 start gives him 294. Should the Broncos carry on, he would get No. 300 in game 8 against the Mike Shanahan-coached Washington Redskins. Considering Shanahan ...

Klis: Pat Bowlen adamant Denver deserves a Super Bowl

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen (John Leyba, The Denver Post file) Pat Bowlen looked outside his office in mid-August when Colorado and the Broncos' training camp were enjoying unseasonably pleasant temperatures. A couple of weeks later brought a string of 90-degree days. This past week ...

Pat Bowlen closing in on becoming 14th NFL owner to 300 wins

Al Davis, Art Modell, Bill Bidwell, Broncos, Carroll Rosenbloom, Dan Rooney, Ed DeBartolo Jr., George Halas, Jim Irsay, John Mara, Lamar Hunt, Mike Brown, Pat Bowlen, Paul Brown, Ralph Wilson, William Clay Ford If the Broncos come anywhere near expectations this year, Pat Bowlen ...

John Elway Signs 3-Year Extension with Denver Broncos

Our goal is to continue building on the culture of winning established by (Owner and CEO) Pat Bowlen, and we remain relentlessly committed to delivering a World Championship to our fans. How would you grade this move by Denver? How would you grade this move by Denver? Of course, giving ...

Peyton Manning wins 2013 NFL Most Valuable Player award

I am humbled by this recognition and grateful to my family, Pat Bowlen, John Elway, John Fox and the entire Denver Bronco organization, and of course, my coaches and my teammates. " Manning's 2013 MVP award is his NFL-record fifth, which is also two more than any other player in the ...

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Elway Gets 3-Year Extension, New Title

" The Broncos have gone 37-17 since Elway rejoined the team on Jan. 5, 2011, when owner Pat Bowlen brought him back to rescue a franchise reeling from a nosedive under Josh McDaniels that bottomed out with a 4-12 season, Denver's worst in four decades. Elway's first order of business was ...

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Denver Broncos pledge $50,000for wildfire relief efforts

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen also encouraged the team's fans to help provide relief in any way they can. Bowlen expressed sympathy for residents affected by the fires, particularly those who have lost their homes or have been evacuated. Three major wildfires are burning in the state...

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen still building on his legacy

Pat Bowlen is 69 years old. To be honest, he looks older. Time and gravity eventually slow a football mogul’s stride. But his heart still beats with a passion for winning. Nobody in the Broncos organization hears the clock ticking more urgently than the franchise owner of 30 years, a ...

Pat Bowlen Breaks Ground On Dove Valley Upgrades

Team owner Pat Bowlen led the ground breaking on Tuesday to build a state-of-the-art field house that means the Broncos can practice inside without having to head to the South Suburban Parks and Rec bubble nearby. “We have a lot of weather issues that come up through the end of the ...

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Mizel Institute Honors Denver Broncos’ Pat Bowlen with 2013 Community Enrichment Award

The Mizel Institute is pleased to announce Denver Broncos Owner and CEO Pat Bowlen as the recipient of its 2013 Community Enrichment Award. Given annually to an individual who makes outstanding contributions to Denver communities, the Mizel Institute Community Enrichment Award will be ...

DENVER: Paul Klee: Do Broncos fans know how lucky they are

DENVER -- When the day comes to induct Pat Bowlen into the Broncos Ring of Fame, a fraternity he created, the team owner will argue his own selection. He's wrong, too. The Broncos' consistency has everything to do with Bowlen. Since he bought the team 30 years ago, the Broncos ...

Mizel Institute honors Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, raises Mizel Institute honors Broncos owner Pat Bow...

The owner of the Denver Broncos, Pat Bowlen, receives the Mizel Institute’s 2013 Community Enrichment Award at a dinner that raises $1.5 million for the Mizel Museum and the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab, also known as The CELL. Read more about the Mizel Institute Dinner in ...

Super Bowl seemed to clear way for Boston to host

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is well-liked among his fellow owners, as is Denver’s Pat Bowlen. But with San Diego and Miami out of the picture, and Arizona, San Francisco, Houston, and New Orleans already chosen as recent sites, the path is clear for Kraft to wield some power and bring the ...

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