Originally Posted by Kaylore
That's a good point. We don't know how Elway is getting paid. Options in the team could be part of his compensation. Also remember they've been partners before with the arena league, so it's not like Elway and Bowlen haven't been in contact for the past decade.
It also negates the Kaiser deal in a strictly legalese sense, since the option Kaiser held was the ability to match someone else's buying price. You can't really argue that Kaiser can match Elway's "price" - services rendered as team president.