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1971 Denver Broncos

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4-9-1, Finished 4th in AFC West Division  · 1971 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.5, Offense: -5.5, Defense: 1.0, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 203 points (14.5/g), 24th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 275 points (19.6/g), 11th.
 Differential of -72 points (-5.1/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 4.6-9.4.

Coach: Lou Saban (2-6-1) and Jerry Smith (2-3-0)

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

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore T 0-0-1 Miami Dolphins 10 10 13 261 157 104 1 15 239 121 118 5
2 Sun September 26 boxscore L 0-1-1 @ Green Bay Packers 13 34 19 327 246 81 7 15 303 89 214 4
3 Sun October 3 boxscore L 0-2-1 Kansas City Chiefs 3 16 9 222 160 62 5 11 159 66 93 3
4 Sun October 10 boxscore L 0-3-1 Oakland Raiders 16 27 11 319 220 99 3 20 269 113 156 1
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 1-3-1 San Diego Chargers 20 16 17 296 71 225 2 15 288 212 76 4
6 Sun October 24 boxscore W 2-3-1 @ Cleveland Browns 27 0 18 365 85 280 6 60 36 24 4
7 Sun October 31 boxscore L 2-4-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 16 17 19 272 102 170 5 9 123 77 46 1
8 Sun November 7 boxscore L 2-5-1 Detroit Lions 20 24 20 360 157 203 2 19 418 190 228 2
9 Sun November 14 boxscore L 2-6-1 Cincinnati Bengals 10 24 10 221 99 122 1 19 473 260 213 1
10 Sun November 21 boxscore L 2-7-1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 10 28 15 319 190 129 3 16 387 255 132 3
11 Sun November 28 boxscore W 3-7-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 22 10 14 276 150 126 2 12 225 67 158 3
12 Sun December 5 boxscore W 4-7-1 Chicago Bears 6 3 10 224 54 170 4 9 66 -7 73 4
13 Sun December 12 boxscore L 4-8-1 @ San Diego Chargers 17 45 19 330 163 167 3 24 498 343 155 1
14 Sun December 19 boxscore L 4-9-1 @ Oakland Raiders 13 21 23 366 211 155 1 16 311 163 148 4