Ted Sundquist

Ted Sundquist

Ted Sundquist (born May 1, 1962 in Houston, Texas) was the General Manager for the Denver Broncos. He was the Broncos general manager from 2001-2008. He was a member of the 1984-1988 U.S. National Bobsled Team. Sundquist also competed in the 1988 Olympic trials. Sundquist is a 1984 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy where he played fullback for the Falcon football team, including bowl victories over Vanderbilt (1982 Hall of Fame Bowl) & Mississippi (1983 Independence Bowl).

On March 12, 2008, he was fired as GM of the Broncos after being with the organization for 16 years.

Sundquist became general manager of the Broncos 2002 after 10 years in a player personnel role for the team.

Denver reached the playoffs three times under Sundquist's watch, including an appearance in the AFC championship game against Pittsburgh following the 2005 season.

Sundquist supervised pro and college scouting, and was responsible for salary cap and contract analysis.

In his role as general manager, Sundquist helped Denver land free agents such as John Lynch, Daniel Graham and Travis Henry. He also made trades such as the one with the Washington Redskins to acquire Champ Bailey, and another to obtain Dre Bly from the Detroit Lions.

Sundquist also facilitated a draft-day deal with St. Louis in 2006, allowing Denver to trade up four spots to take Vanderbilt quarterback Jay Cutler with the 11th overall pick.

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