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The first Denver Bronco to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame wasn't John Elway -- it was Super Fan Tim McKernan, AKA The Barrel Man, in 1999. Yes, McKernan was the first Hall of Fame Bronco. Make no mistake, the Barrel Man was synonymous with Denver Broncos football, perhaps more than any fan and team, ever.

The Denver Broncos Barrel Man who started wearing the barrel after his son bet him to do it! Sadly Barrel Man Tim McKerman died in 2009 at 69 of lung failure.

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