The team announced Wednesday Pat Bowlen was stepping down from his active role due to his battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
Scroll through to see photos of Broncos owner Pat Bowlen through the years. The team announced he was stepping down from his active role due to his battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
4 Sep 1988: Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlan talks with somenone. Mandatory Credit: Allsport /Allsport
30 Dec 1990: Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen looks on during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Broncos won the game, 22-13. Mandatory Credit: Tim de Frisco /Allsport
25 Jan 1998: Owner Pat Bowlen of the Denver Broncos with the Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Denver Broncos defeated the Green Bay Packers 31-24. Mandatory Cred
31 Jan 1999: Fox Sports TV analyst Terry Bradshaw interviews owner Pat Bowlen of the Denver Broncos as he holds up the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Broncos defeated the Atlanta Falcons to win Super Bowl XXXIII at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Broncos defeated the Falcons 34-19 to win their second consecutive Super Bowl.
17 Jan 1999: Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen of the Denver Broncos holds up the trophy after winning the AFC Championship Game against the New York Jets at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Jets 23-10. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Laforet /Allsport
LAS VEGAS - JUNE 12: (L-R) Owners Pat Bowlen, Stan Kroenke and John Elway of the Colorado Crush pose with the trophy after a 51-48 win over the Georgia Force in Arena Bowl XIX on June 12, 2005 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen talks to the media at an NFL owners meeting in suburban Chicago August 8, 2006. The owners named Roger Goodell to succeed retiring commissioner Paul Tagliabue. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
DENVER - DECEMBER 9: Pat Bowlen, owner of the Denver Broncos, looks out on the field before the football game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Invesco Field at Mile High on December 9, 2007 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
HOUSTON - DECEMBER 13: President George Herbert Walker Bush shakes hands with the Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen before the start of the Houston Texans during the NFL game against the Denver Broncos at Reliant Stadium on December 13, 2007 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)
CANTON, OH - AUGUST 2: Gary Zimmerman and owner Pat Bowlen of the Denver Broncos poses with his bust after his induction during the Class of 2008 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2008 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 09: Pat Bowlen, Majority Owner, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Broncos watches the team during warm up prior to facing the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 9, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Chargers defeated the Broncos 29-24. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Pat Bowlen
ENGLEWOOD, CO - MARCH 20: Quarterback Peyton Manning (C) poses with majority owner, president, and CEO Pat Bowlen (L) and executive vice president of football operations John Elway (R) during a news conference announcing Manning's contract with the Denver Broncos in the team meeting room at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre on March 20, 2012 in Englewood, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Robert Ayers #91 of the Denver Broncos celebrates with team owner Pat Bowlen after they defeated the New England Patriots 26 to 16 during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)