Originally Posted by Bronco Rob
Ernie Accorsi was the general manager of the Cleveland Browns for part of Newsome's Hall of Fame playing career, and hired him as a scout in 1991. Ellis asked Accorsi to talk to Elway after Elway accepted the Broncos' job, and Accorsi said it was apparent to him that Elway and Newsome had plenty in common .
So Joe Ellis asked Ernie to talk to John? Lol. Right.
Ernie drafted John and has been a friend for years....(Ernie also drafted Peyton's brother)
I wonder who was interviewed for this article? Step away Joe.