John Elway Says He’ll Hire A GM Who Will Report To Him Posted by Jeremy Anderson Date: January 04, 2021 77 Views John Elway announced a major change in the Denver Broncos’ football operations. Elway says he’ll hire a general manager who will have final say on the draft, free agency and the roster. Elway says he’ll remain as president of football operations in 2021. Elway says coach Vic Fangio will have a say in who’s hired as GM as will team president Joe Ellis. The Broncos went to the playoffs in each of Elway’s first five seasons, winning two AFC championships and one Super Bowl. But the Broncos haven’t been back to the playoffs since winning Super Bowl 50 five years ago.