Although Mark Schlereth didn’t begin his career as a Bronco, he came to Denver just in the nick of time.
Coming into the league as a 10th round draft pick, Schlereth spent six years with the Redskins before joining Denver after the 1994 season. He spent six seasons in Denver before retiring due to injuries.
While with Denver, Schlereth was a stalwart on the line at left guard. Combined with Tom Nalen at center, Denver’s interior line was one of the best in the league.
In the memorable 1998 season, Mark put together arguably the best season of his career in route to a Super Bowl 33 win and his second Pro-Bowl selection.
Unfortunately for the undersized guard, injuries took a toll on his body. All in total, Schlereth had 29 surgeries in his playing career.
Mark has remained busy in his post-NFL life.
He has appeared on numerous television shows as an actor and as an NFL analyst. His credits include NFL Live, Mike and Mike in the Morning, SportsCenter, and Ballers.
In addition to his television appearances, Schlereth is active on Twitter and co-hosts a Denver morning sports talk show called Stink and Evans. He also has his own line of green chile sauces.
He was honored by the Denver Broncos when he was included on Denver’s 50th Anniversary Team.