There’s a popular saying around town that John Elway is too loyal to his draft picks.
Yes, there’s plenty of truth to it as well as many examples, most recently with Jeff Heuerman.
However, beginning last year, outside of Heuerman, Elway has flipped this script on its head. The philosophical change began last season and has continued to tear through the organization this offseason.
Most people just don’t realize how seismic the shift has been.