John Elway

Paxton Lynch makes his Broncos debut

Paxton Lynch got his first taste of what it's like being a quarterback in QB-crazed Denver on Friday.

When the Broncos opened a two-day rookie minicamp a dozen TV videographers, four still photographers and dozens of reporters were focused on the Memphis quarterback and latest SI cover-boy.

Oh, and John Elway.

The Hall of Fame QB still casts a long shadow over the position 17 years after he took his last snap and four years after he lured Peyton Manning to town, the hallmark of his six seasons as the team's GM.

With Manning hitting the links nowadays and longtime backup Brock Osweiler running Houston's offense, Elway grabbed his potential franchise QB in...