Yes! 2 of those 3 years playing for the Conference Championship = "Elite"
Yes (somewhat): Elite in '09 and '10 but surely not in '11
No! No Superbowl, not even a division championship.
No! One legit year in '10 sandwiched between Colts giftwrapping and mediocrity
Wait you think the Kyle orton / Tim tebow led broncos were elite?