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Broncos Pass Lakers To Become Second-Winningest Sports Franchise

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS4) - The Broncos are the second-best team in pro sports since Pat Bowlen bought the team.

With Sunday's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Broncos moved ahead of the Los Angeles Lakers for the second-highest win percentage among American pro sports franchises during Pat Bowlen's ownership.

Since 1984, only one other professional sports team in the country has a better win percentage than the Broncos.

Denver Broncos and Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos celebrates his touchdown with a somersault during the fourth quarter of their game the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on October 2, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joseph Garnett Jr. /Getty Images)

The San Antonio Spurs have a record of 1,631 and 945, during that time, for a win percentage of .633.

The Broncos win percentage is .616, with a record of 316 and 197.

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Rounding out the top five are the Los Angeles Lakers (.616), the New England Patriots (.605), and the San Francisco 49ers (.603).

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