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DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Pat Bowlen and John Elway with the conference championship trophy after the game. The Denver Broncos take on the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver on January 19, 2014. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Pat Bowlen and John Elway with the conference championship trophy after the game. The Denver Broncos take on the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver on January 19, 2014. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)