Denver Broncos president of football operations John Elway stated that the allegations against him were included in Lawsuit by Brian Flores against NFL and three commands are “false and slanderous” as stated by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.
In a statement Elway responded on Thursday to Flores’ class action lawsuit against the league, dolphins, giants and broncos.
Flores and his lawyers argue that Elway and team general manager Joe Ellis “An hour late for an interview they agreed to in 2019. They looked completely disheveled, and it was obvious that they had drunk heavily the night before.
v broncos interviewed Flores for the team’s head coach position three seasons ago.
John Elway’s Statement on Brian Flores’ Lawsuit
“While I did not plan to publicly respond to Brian Flores’ false and slanderous statements, I could no longer remain silent when my character, integrity and professionalism were under attack.” Elway says in his statement.
“I took Coach Flores very seriously as a candidate for our 2019 head coach position and enjoyed our three and a half hour interview with him. Along with the rest of our group, I was ready, ready and fully engaged during an interview in which Brian shared his experience and vision for our team.
“It’s unfortunate and shocking to learn for the first time this week that Brian took a different approach to our interview with him.”
With Brian Flowers excluded, Vic Fangio was hired as the team’s head coach in 2019.
“The fact that Brian made an assumption about my appearance and state of mind early in the morning was subjective, hurtful and simply wrong. If I looked “disheveled”, as he claimed, it was because we had flown in in the middle of the night. — immediately after another interview in Denver — and were going to sleep for a few hours to meet the only window given to us.
“I interviewed Brian in good faith, giving him the same attention and opportunity as any other candidate for our 2019 head coach position.”
According to broncosFive people showed up for an interview in Providence, Rhode Island. flowersthat was New England Patriots assistant coach at the time.