A Late Fax Cost This Denver Bronco $8 Million And His Job

The agent for Denver's star defensive end missed a key deadline and now Elvis has left the building.

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He is also a bad, bad man. Just ask Tom Brady.

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The only problem? Dumervil was slated to make $12 million this season and management wanted him to take a pay cut. Dumervil agreed to take $8 million, rather than risk being released.

Problem is, the Broncos never got the fax in time to forward it on to the league office by 4 p.m. So at 3:59 p.m., they were forced to cut Dumervil, or else his $12 million contract would've been guaranteed.

Here's ESPN's explanation of the whole sordid tale.

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