Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75

DENVER — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, 75, died Thursday at his Denver area home.

Bowlen, who bought the Broncos in 1984, had been battling Alzheimer’s disease.

“Pat Bowlen had a competitive spirit with a great sense of humor. As fun-loving as he was, he always wanted us to understand the big picture. We will forever remember his kindness and humility,” according to a statement from the Bowlen family provided to the Denver Post. “More important than being an incredible owner, Pat Bowlen was an incredible human being.”

Under Bowlen’s ownership, the Broncos won three Super Bowls and tallied 333 regular season wins, according to the Post. He will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August.

DENVER — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, 75, died Thursday at his Denver area home.

Bowlen, who bought the Broncos in 1984, had been battling Alzheimer’s disease.

“Pat Bowlen had a competitive spirit with a great sense of humor. As fun-loving as he was, he always wanted us to understand the big picture. We will forever remember his kindness and humility,” according to a statement from the Bowlen family provided to the Denver Post. “More important than being an incredible owner, Pat Bowlen was an incredible human being.”

Under Bowlen’s ownership, the Broncos won three Super Bowls and tallied 333 regular season wins, according to the Post. He will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August.