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Long-Time Denver Broncos Owner Steps Down to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

July 23, 2014

Today Pat Bowlen, the longtime Denver Broncos owner, reported to the Denver Post that he was stepping down from day-to-day control of the team, to focus on his battle with Alzheimer’s disease. 

For over three decades, Mr. Bowlen oversaw one of the most successful teams in the history of the National Football League (NFL).

On behalf of BrightFocus Foundation, President and CEO Stacy Pagos Haller extended both our compassion and our admiration to Mr. Bowlen and his family. 

ESPN reports more details on this breaking story. 

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