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Elway stresses importance of Champ in Denver

Posted on: February 17, 2011 1:13 pm
Edited on: February 18, 2011 8:40 pm
Posted by Will Brinson

With Champ Bailey's house apparently on the market, it stands to reason that contract negotiations aren't going well and Bailey's ready to get out of Denver.

John Elway reaffirmed the importance of getting Bailey locked up to the entire organization. And he did so via Twitter. Of course.

"We've been working with Champ Bailey's representative this week on a new contract, which is an important priority for us," Elway tweeted Thursday. "Our conversations have been constructive, and we'll continue those talks in the hopes that we can reach an agreement. Champ's an elite player who means a great deal to our entire organization and our fans.

"We want Champ to finish his Hall of Fame career as a Denver Bronco."

Strong words from a current Broncos Hall of Famer -- Bailey's aging, for sure, but he's also a critical part of the Broncos defense, in that he provides an elite cover-corner option.

The last thing Denver needs, really, is having one of their best defenders walk away when the clear-cut problem with the Broncos is defense.

Having said that, the Broncos appear to be rebuilding. And if their plan is to really start from scratch and create something from the bottom-up, maybe piling on a four-year deal with Bailey isn't the wisest move. However, it would show a definite decision to invest in the team, even as a lockout looms, and that's something that shouldn't be all that upsetting to folks who root for the team.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 12:22 am

Elway stresses importance of Champ in Denver

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Since: Nov 1, 2006
Posted on: February 17, 2011 4:55 pm

Elway stresses importance of Champ in Denver

A critical part of the PANTHER's defense? Seriously, do writers not have editors anymore?

Since: Jan 20, 2008
Posted on: February 17, 2011 1:55 pm

Elway stresses importance of Champ in Denver

He's a critical part of who's defense?  I'm pretty sure he never played for the Panthers. ;-)

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