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1972 Denver Broncos

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5-9-0, Finished 3rd in AFC West Division  · 1972 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.9, Offense: 2.9, Defense: -4.7, SoS: -0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 325 points (23.2/g), 9th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 350 points (25.0/g), 21st.
 Differential of -25 points (-1.8/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 6.4-7.6.

Coach: John Ralston (5-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Max Coley
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Collier

Stadium: Mile High Stadium
 Training Camp: Cal Poly Pomona (Pomona, California)

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore W 1-0 Houston Oilers 30 17 18 478 239 239 3 12 196 142 54 2
2 Sun September 24 boxscore L 1-1 @ San Diego Chargers 14 37 17 313 218 95 6 18 317 175 142 2
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 1-2 Kansas City Chiefs 24 45 21 332 184 148 4 14 305 175 130 1
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 1-3 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10 21 11 167 37 130 13 199 109 90 1
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 1-4 Minnesota Vikings 20 23 15 336 175 161 2 21 305 177 128 1
6 Sun October 22 boxscore W 2-4 @ Oakland Raiders 30 23 15 409 396 13 1 23 316 189 127 1
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 2-5 Cleveland Browns 20 27 17 272 126 146 1 26 343 171 172 1
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 2-6 @ New York Giants 17 29 17 330 147 183 3 23 316 178 138 1
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 3-6 @ Los Angeles Rams 16 10 13 245 112 133 2 9 183 110 73 3
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 3-7 Oakland Raiders 20 37 13 208 170 38 3 25 337 140 197 2
11 Sun November 26 boxscore L 3-8 @ Atlanta Falcons 20 23 17 315 213 102 1 13 250 170 80 1
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 3-9 @ Kansas City Chiefs 21 24 22 328 191 137 5 12 189 76 113 1
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 4-9 San Diego Chargers 38 13 15 257 85 172 3 20 335 236 99 5
14 Sun December 17 boxscore W 5-9 New England Patriots 45 21 26 482 341 141 22 260 135 125