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Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down
to deal with Alzheimer´s disease

USA Today, by Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 7/23/2014 3:01:33 PM

Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who won two Super Bowls and oversaw one of the NFL´s most consistently competitive franchises, has given up control of the team to continue his battle of Alzheimer´s disease. The Denver Post first reported the story early Wednesday morning. "As many in the Denver community and around the National Football League have speculated, my husband, Pat, has very bravely and quietly battled Alzheimer´s disease for the last few years," Annabel Bowlen said in a statement released through the Broncos. "He has elected to keep his condition private because he has strongly believed, and often said, ´It´s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Delilah, 7/23/2014 4:17:56 PM     (No. 9937090)

So sad. I wouldn´t wish this on my worst enemy, except maybe Obama, but I suspect he already has it the way he acts.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/23/2014 4:53:04 PM     (No. 9937127)

That´s a shame. There is only so much they can do to treat it. At least he had the foresight to create a trust for the team´s ownership to avoid all kinds of squabbles.

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