From The Reviews: 30 for 30: Elway to Marino

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WARNING: This review is completely unbiased, fair and balanced. WHO AM I KIDDING??? I am a HUGE Bronco fan and even bigger Elway fan. I’ve even MET The Duke, himself! (I WILL NEVER WASH THIS HAND AGAIN!!!) John Elway is the greatest QB to ever play the game and don’t even come in here with these modern guys that have had the benefit of all the rule changes that allows them to throw for 400 yards a game.

WARNING 2: The Reviewers would like to note that Grant probably should not have been the one to review this film. However, since he is hosting the site there is nothing that could be done about that. Forgive us.

The 30 for 30 series in general has been a sports-loving-documentary-loving person’s dream. All of them have been good, most of them VERY good, quite a few of them have been GREAT. Now that they are on Netflix – my queue looks like the ESPN vault.

This one in particular has deep meaning for me as I have been a Bronco fan since I was 7. That’s a long time. The early 80’s found my beloved Broncos trot out a good defense but a horrific offense. The defense was anchored by Tom Jackson, Randy Grandishar, and Steve Smith. The offense? An AARP member (Steve DeBerg) a few guys they picked up from construction sites.

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