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1967 Denver Broncos

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3-11-0, Finished 4th in AFL West Division  · 1967 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.4, Offense: -2.8, Defense: -5.6, SoS: 2.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 256 points (18.3/g), 7th of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 409 points (29.2/g), 9th.
 Differential of -153 points (-10.9/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 3.5-10.5.

Coach: Lou Saban (3-11-0)

Stadium: Bears Stadium
 Training Camp: Denver Broncos Training Facility (Adams County, Colorado)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Steve Tensi 25 2 12 131 for 325, 1,915 yards, 16 td, 17 int, & 24 rushes for 4 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 4th / 30th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 16th / 224th pick / 1965
HB Floyd Little 25 Rook 0 130 rushes for 381 yards, 1 td, & 7 catches for 11 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 6th pick / 1967
FB Bo Hickey 22 Rook 0 73 rushes for 263 yards, 4 td, & 7 catches for 36 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 357th pick / 1967
FL Al Denson* 25 3 0 46 catches for 899 yards, 11 td, & 1 rush for -2 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 6th / 47th pick / 1964
Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 72nd pick / 1964
SE Eric Crabtree 23 1 0 46 catches for 716 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for 2 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 13th / 112th pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 11th / 170th pick / 1966
TE Tom Beer 23 Rook 0 11 catches for 155 yards, 0 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1967
LT Sam Brunelli 24 1 0
LG George Goeddeke 22 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 59th pick / 1967
C Larry Kaminski* 22 1 0 1 fumble recovered
RG Pat Matson 23 1 0
RT Tom Cichowski 23 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1966
 Defensive Starters
LDE Rex Mirich 26 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 20th / 153rd pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 212th pick / 1963
LDT Jerry Inman 27 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDT Dave Costa* 26 4 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 29th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 7th / 49th pick / 1963
RDE Rich Jackson 26 1 0
LLB Carl Cunningham 23 Rook 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 4th / 85th pick / 1967
MLB John Huard 23 Rook 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 5th / 113th pick / 1967
RLB Chip Myrtle 22 Rook 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LCB Goldie Sellers 25 1 0 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 8th / 66th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 20th / 302nd pick / 1966
RCB Nemiah Wilson* 24 2 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
LS Tom Cassese 21 Rook 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 8th / 191st pick / 1967
RS Jack Lentz 22 Rook 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 16th / 399th pick / 1967
 Special Teams Starters
K Bob Humphreys 27 Rook 0 7 of 15 field goals & 18 of 19 extra points
P Bob Scarpitto 28 6 0 105 punts for a 44.9 average, 1 blocked San Diego Chargers / 9th / 71st pick / 1961
PR Floyd Little 25 Rook 0 16 punt returns for a 16.9 average and 1 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 6th pick / 1967
KR Floyd Little 25 Rook 0 35 kick returns for a 26.9 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 6th pick / 1967

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
84 Lou Andrus 24 8 0 230 6-6 BYU 7/10/1943 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 11th / 269th pick / 1967
85 Tom Beer 23 TE 14 0 235 6-4 Detroit Mercy,Houston 12/21/1944 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1967
56 Dave Behrman 26 11 0 260 6-5 Michigan St. 11/9/1941 4 2 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 4th pick / 1963
Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1963
76 Bob Breitenstein 24 2 0 265 6-3 Tulsa 4/8/1943 2 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1965
Denver Broncos / 5th / 33rd pick / 1965
64 Sam Brunelli 24 LT 12 0 270 6-2 Colorado St. 12/13/1943 1 3
45 Tom Cassese 21 LS 14 0 198 6-1 C.W. Post 4/7/1946 Rook 4 Denver Broncos / 8th / 191st pick / 1967
78 Tom Cichowski 23 RT 11 0 250 6-4 Maryland 6/13/1944 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1966
63 Dave Costa* 26 RDT 14 0 250 6-2 Utah 10/27/1941 4 7 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 29th pick / 1963
Oakland Raiders / 7th / 49th pick / 1963
66 Larry Cox 24 13 0 255 6-3 Abilene Christian 11/12/1943 1 2 Denver Broncos / 10th / 85th pick / 1966
41 Eric Crabtree 23 SE 14 0 185 6-0 Pittsburgh 11/3/1944 1 7 Denver Broncos / 13th / 112th pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 11th / 170th pick / 1966
50 Carl Cunningham 23 LLB 13 0 230 6-4 Houston 7/23/1944 Rook 4 Denver Broncos / 4th / 85th pick / 1967
71 Mike Current 22 3 0 274 6-5 Ohio St. 9/17/1945 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 58th pick / 1967
88 Al Denson* 25 FL 14 0 208 6-2 Florida A&M 1/2/1942 3 9 Denver Broncos / 6th / 47th pick / 1964
Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 72nd pick / 1964
4 Rick Duncan 26 2 0 208 6-0 East. Montana 8/14/1941 Rook 0
55 Pete Duranko 24 14 0 250 6-2 Notre Dame 12/15/1943 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 61st pick / 1966
34 Cookie Gilchrist 32 1 0 251 6-3 none 5/25/1935 5 0
17 Scotty Glacken 23 2 0 190 6-0 Duke 7/28/1944 1 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 62nd pick / 1966
67 George Goeddeke 22 LG 10 0 253 6-3 Notre Dame 7/29/1945 Rook 3 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 59th pick / 1967
33 Wendell Hayes 27 14 0 220 6-1 Humboldt St. 8/5/1940 4 3
31 Bo Hickey 22 FB 12 0 230 5-11 Maryland 10/7/1945 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 357th pick / 1967
57 John Huard 23 MLB 14 14 228 6-0 Maine 3/9/1944 Rook 5 Denver Broncos / 5th / 113th pick / 1967
2 Bob Humphreys 27 K 8 0 240 6-1 Wichita St. 3/30/1940 Rook 1
62 Jerry Inman 27 LDT 14 0 256 6-2 Boise St.,Oregon 2/4/1940 1 4
87 Rich Jackson 26 RDE 14 0 255 6-3 Southern 7/22/1941 1 4
43 Pete Jaquess 27 3 0 185 6-0 East. New Mexico 12/25/1940 3 1 Houston Oilers / 20th / 158th pick / 1964
51 Gene Jeter 25 2 0 235 6-3 Ark-Pine Bluff,Texas Southern 2/9/1942 2 2 Denver Broncos / 10th / 73rd pick / 1965
Green Bay Packers / 12th / 164th pick / 1965
59 Larry Kaminski* 22 C 14 0 245 6-2 Purdue 1/6/1945 1 5
61 Bill Keating 23 6 0 242 6-2 Michigan 11/22/1944 1 2
32 Mike Kellogg 25 2 0 220 6-0 Santa Clara 10/28/1942 1 0
7 Gary Kroner 27 3 0 200 6-1 Wisconsin 11/6/1940 2 2 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 93rd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 19th / 147th pick / 1963
52 Ray Kubala 25 5 0 265 6-5 Texas A&M 10/26/1942 3 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 46th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 7th / 49th pick / 1964
10 Jim LeClair 23 qb 5 2 200 6-1 C.W. Post 3/23/1944 Rook 1 San Francisco 49ers / 16th / 241st pick / 1966
53 Roger LeClerc 31 8 0 235 6-3 Trinity (CT) 10/1/1936 7 2 Chicago Bears / 15th / 177th pick / 1959
28 Jack Lentz 22 RS 14 0 190 6-0 Holy Cross 2/22/1945 Rook 4 Denver Broncos / 16th / 399th pick / 1967
44 Floyd Little 25 HB 13 0 196 5-10 Syracuse 7/4/1942 Rook 4 Denver Broncos / 1st / 6th pick / 1967
35 Fran Lynch 22 6 0 205 6-1 Hofstra 12/3/1945 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 5th / 110th pick / 1967
73 Pat Matson 23 RG 14 0 245 6-1 Oregon 7/22/1944 1 4
75 Rex Mirich 26 LDE 13 0 250 6-4 Northern Arizona 3/11/1941 3 4 Oakland Raiders / 20th / 153rd pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 212th pick / 1963
27 Charley Mitchell 27 14 0 185 5-11 Washington 5/25/1940 4 3 Chicago Bears / 4th / 52nd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 18th / 141st pick / 1963
54 Chip Myrtle 22 RLB 14 0 225 6-2 Maryland 2/6/1945 Rook 4
60 Ernie Park 27 14 0 253 6-3 McMurry 10/22/1940 4 2 San Diego Chargers / 19th / 146th pick / 1963
22 Bobby Ply 27 db 1 1 190 6-1 Baylor 8/13/1940 5 0 New York Titans / 5th / 37th pick / 1962
Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 216th pick / 1962
25 Errol Prisby 24 5 0 184 5-10 Cincinnati 1/24/1943 Rook 1
58 Frank Richter 23 9 0 235 6-3 Georgia 12/24/1944 Rook 3 Denver Broncos / 7th / 165th pick / 1967
82 Bob Scarpitto 28 P 14 0 192 5-11 Notre Dame 1/7/1939 6 5 San Diego Chargers / 9th / 71st pick / 1961
21 Goldie Sellers 25 LCB 13 0 198 6-2 Grambling St. 1/9/1942 1 5 Denver Broncos / 8th / 66th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 20th / 302nd pick / 1966
70 Don Smith 24 2 0 240 6-4 Florida A&M 2/8/1943 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 15th / 373rd pick / 1967
51 Henry Sorrell 24 10 0 225 6-2 Tenn-Chattanooga 6/10/1943 Rook 2
46 Jim Summers 22 11 0 180 5-10 Michigan St. 12/23/1945 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 9th / 217th pick / 1967
49 Neal Sweeney 22 10 0 170 6-2 Tulsa 6/13/1945 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 6th / 139th pick / 1967
23 Eugene Sykes 26 4 0 201 6-1 LSU 9/26/1941 4 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 106th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 19th / 148th pick / 1963
13 Steve Tensi 25 QB 14 12 215 6-5 Florida St. 12/8/1942 2 6 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 30th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 16th / 224th pick / 1965
72 Dick Tyson 24 7 0 245 6-2 Tulsa 1/5/1943 1 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 34th pick / 1966
Oakland Raiders / 4th / 71st pick / 1966
89 Andre White 23 14 0 225 6-3 Florida A&M 10/7/1944 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 19th / 281st pick / 1966
48 Nemiah Wilson* 24 RCB 14 0 165 6-0 Grambling St. 4/6/1943 2 6
42 Lonnie Wright 22 12 0 205 6-2 Colorado St. 1/23/1945 1 3
77 Bob Young 25 5 0 270 6-1 Texas,Texas St.,Howard Payne 9/3/1942 1 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 19th / 261st pick / 1964
Team Total 24.5 14 224.7 6-1.8 1.5