John Elway, executive vice president of football operations for the Denver Broncos, knew it was the right move to sign Peyton Manning -- even though he was coming off a serious neck injury -- to a five-year contract worth $96 million in March.
With a four-game winning streak and a matchup today against rival San Diego, Elway repeated the line used in his TV commercial for Dove.
"It's working out well. So far, so good," Elway said. "The Broncos really do make me comfortable in my own skin."
Elway said Manning's best characteristic is that he always stays positive.
"That is his biggest strength. He doesn't let the negative things weight him down," Elway said. "He moves past them. The most important thing is to forgive oneself and move on."
And that's what the Broncos have been doing this season. Even games when Manning throws an interception or the team is down double-digits, Denver remains positive it can come back and compete.
"It's the same things I tell my kids. If you do the right thing, you don't have to worry about anything else," Elway said. "As long as you give 110 percent, you're going to be successful most of the time. Do not be afraid to fail."