When you talk about the all time greatest Denver Broncos the name John Elway is a given. But there are a handful of forgotten Broncos' greats that really deserve mention and Hall of Fame mention. Players that were much more than support players during the Broncos run of Super Bowl Appearances in the 1980's and 1990's.
Some players you have definitely heard of like Terrell Davis, Rod Smith, and Shannon Sharpe. But what about Karl Mecklenburg, Randy Gradishar, Tom Jackson, Dennis Smith, and Steve Atwater? These players anchored the Broncos in key positions and were always under rated because of Denver's other big name, big play celebrities.
But after The Drive, and numerous Super Bowls only two Denver Broncos are in the Hall of Fame. Here are Five Legends of the Game who deserve mention.