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1992 Denver Broncos

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC West Division  · 1992 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.4, Offense: -1.4, Defense: -1.9, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 262 points (16.4/g), 22nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 329 points (20.6/g), 19th.
 Differential of -67 points (-4.2/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 5.9-10.1.

Coach: Dan Reeves (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: George Henshaw
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Nolan (Special Teams/Linebackers)

Stadium: Mile High Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, Colorado)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB John Elway 32 9 12 174 for 316, 2,242 yards, 10 td, 17 int, & 34 rushes for 94 yards and 2 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1983
RB Gaston Green 26 4 13 161 rushes for 648 yards, 2 td, & 10 catches for 79 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1988
WR Mark Jackson 29 6 13 48 catches for 745 yards, 8 td, & 3 rushes for -1 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 6th / 161st pick / 1986
WR Vance Johnson 29 7 7 24 catches for 294 yards, 2 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 31st pick / 1985
TE Clarence Kay 31 8 13 7 catches for 56 yards, 0 td Denver Broncos / 7th / 186th pick / 1984
TE Shannon Sharpe* 24 2 11 53 catches for 640 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for -6 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 7th / 192nd pick / 1990
LT Russ Freeman 23 Rook 16
LG Jeff Davidson 25 2 16 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 5th / 111th pick / 1990
C Keith Kartz 29 5 15 1 fumble recovered
RG Doug Widell 26 3 16 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 41st pick / 1989
RT Ken Lanier 33 11 16 Denver Broncos / 5th / 125th pick / 1981
 Defensive Starters
LDE Brian Sochia 31 9 13 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
NT Greg Kragen 30 7 16 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDE Kenny Walker 25 1 15 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 8th / 200th pick / 1991
LOLB Mike Croel 23 1 16 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1991
LILB Karl Mecklenburg 32 9 16 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 12th / 310th pick / 1983
RILB Michael Brooks* 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 86th pick / 1987
ROLB Simon Fletcher 30 7 16 16.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1985
LCB Tyrone Braxton 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 12th / 334th pick / 1987
RCB Wymon Henderson 31 5 11 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS Dennis Smith 33 11 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1981
FS Steve Atwater*+ 26 3 15 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 20th pick / 1989
 Special Teams Starters
K David Treadwell 27 3 0 20 of 24 field goals & 28 of 28 extra points
P Mike Horan 33 8 0 37 punts for a 45.4 average, 1 blocked Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 235th pick / 1982
PR Arthur Marshall 23 Rook 1 33 punt returns for a 10.6 average and 0 td
KR Alton Montgomery 24 2 1 21 kick returns for a 22.2 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1990

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
40 Jeff Alexander 27 7 0 232 6-0 Tulane,Southern 1/15/1965 3 0
27 Steve Atwater*+ 26 FS 15 15 218 6-3 Arkansas 10/28/1966 3 12 Denver Broncos / 1st / 20th pick / 1989
34 Tyrone Braxton 28 LCB 16 14 185 5-11 North Dakota St. 12/17/1964 5 5 Denver Broncos / 12th / 334th pick / 1987
56 Michael Brooks* 28 RILB 15 14 236 6-1 LSU 3/2/1964 5 9 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 86th pick / 1987
51 Mike Croel 23 LOLB 16 16 238 6-3 Nebraska 6/6/1969 1 7 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1991
5 Brad Daluiso 25 16 0 180 6-1 San Diego St.,UCLA 12/31/1967 1 0
62 Jeff Davidson 25 LG 16 16 309 6-5 Ohio St. 10/3/1967 2 7 Denver Broncos / 5th / 111th pick / 1990
29 Charles Dimry 26 rcb 16 6 176 6-0 UNLV 1/31/1966 4 3 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 110th pick / 1988
99 Shane Dronett 21 dt 16 2 300 6-6 Texas 1/12/1971 Rook 3 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1992
7 John Elway 32 QB 12 12 215 6-3 Stanford 6/28/1960 9 7 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1983
73 Simon Fletcher 30 ROLB 16 16 240 6-5 Houston 2/18/1962 7 7 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1985
68 Russ Freeman 23 LT 16 16 290 6-7 Georgia Tech 9/2/1969 Rook 7
92 Ron Geater 23 3 0 272 6-6 Iowa 4/23/1969 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 170th pick / 1992
35 John Granby 24 wr 4 1 200 6-1 Virginia Tech 11/11/1968 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 12th / 334th pick / 1992
28 Gaston Green 26 RB 14 13 189 5-10 UCLA 8/1/1966 4 5 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1988
24 Wymon Henderson 31 RCB 15 11 190 5-10 UNLV 12/15/1961 5 5
90 Ron Holmes 29 8 0 261 6-4 Washington 8/26/1963 7 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 8th pick / 1985
2 Mike Horan 33 P 7 0 192 5-11 Long Beach St. 2/1/1959 8 1 Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 235th pick / 1982
80 Mark Jackson 29 WR 16 13 180 5-9 Purdue 7/23/1963 6 6 Denver Broncos / 6th / 161st pick / 1986
66 Chuck Johnson 23 16 0 275 6-5 Texas 5/22/1969 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 110th pick / 1992
89 Reggie Johnson 24 te 15 7 256 6-2 Florida St. 1/27/1968 1 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 30th pick / 1991
82 Vance Johnson 29 WR 11 7 185 5-11 Arizona 3/13/1963 7 2 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 31st pick / 1985
31 Victor Jones 25 rb 16 1 212 5-8 LSU 12/5/1967 2 0
55 John Kacherski 25 7 0 240 6-2 Ohio St. 6/27/1967 Rook 0
72 Keith Kartz 29 C 15 15 270 6-4 California 5/5/1963 5 6
88 Clarence Kay 31 TE 16 13 237 6-2 Georgia 7/30/1961 8 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 186th pick / 1984
71 Greg Kragen 30 NT 16 16 263 6-3 Utah St. 3/4/1962 7 12
21 Le-Lo Lang 25 db 16 1 185 5-11 Washington 1/23/1967 2 2 Denver Broncos / 5th / 136th pick / 1990
76 Ken Lanier 33 RT 16 16 281 6-3 Florida St. 7/8/1959 11 7 Denver Broncos / 5th / 125th pick / 1981
20 Greg Lewis 23 rb 16 2 214 5-10 Washington 8/10/1969 1 2 Denver Broncos / 5th / 115th pick / 1991
59 Tim Lucas 31 9 0 230 6-3 California 4/3/1961 5 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 269th pick / 1983
8 Tommy Maddox 21 qb 13 4 220 6-4 UCLA 9/2/1971 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 1st / 25th pick / 1992
86 Arthur Marshall 23 PR 16 1 186 5-11 Georgia 4/29/1969 Rook 5
77 Karl Mecklenburg 32 LILB 16 16 240 6-3 Augustana (SD),Minnesota 9/1/1960 9 7 Denver Broncos / 12th / 310th pick / 1983
52 Jeff Mills 24 14 0 244 6-3 Nebraska 10/8/1968 2 2 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 57th pick / 1990
22 Alton Montgomery 24 KR 12 1 205 6-0 Houston 6/16/1968 2 0 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1990
12 Shawn Moore 24 3 0 213 6-2 Virginia 4/4/1968 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 11th / 284th pick / 1991
81 Ricky Nattiel 26 4 0 180 5-9 Florida 1/25/1966 5 0 Denver Broncos / 1st / 27th pick / 1987
42 Muhammad Oliver 23 3 0 185 5-11 Oregon 3/12/1969 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 9th / 249th pick / 1992
1 Daren Parker 24 3 0 185 6-0 South Carolina 4/10/1968 Rook 0
33 Bob Perryman 28 rb 4 1 233 6-1 Michigan 10/16/1964 5 0 New England Patriots / 3rd / 79th pick / 1987
38 Reggie Rivers 24 rb 16 3 206 6-1 Texas St. 2/22/1968 1 6
36 Frank Robinson 23 12 0 175 5-11 Boise St. 1/11/1969 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 5th / 137th pick / 1992
4 Ruben Rodriguez 27 5 0 210 6-2 Arizona 3/3/1965 5 1 Seattle Seahawks / 5th / 131st pick / 1987
85 Derek Russell 23 wr 12 6 195 6-0 Arkansas 6/22/1969 1 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 89th pick / 1991
84 Shannon Sharpe* 24 TE 16 11 228 6-2 Savannah St. 6/26/1968 2 5 Denver Broncos / 7th / 192nd pick / 1990
49 Dennis Smith 33 SS 16 16 200 6-3 USC 2/3/1959 11 7 Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1981
32 Sammie Smith 25 rb 3 1 226 6-2 Florida St. 5/16/1967 3 1 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 9th pick / 1989
70 Brian Sochia 31 LDE 16 13 270 6-3 NW Oklahoma St. 7/2/1961 9 6
50 John Sullins 23 6 0 225 6-1 Alabama 9/7/1969 Rook 0
87 Cedric Tillman 22 wr 9 1 204 6-2 Alcorn St. 7/22/1970 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 11th / 305th pick / 1992
54 Keith Traylor 23 dt 16 3 340 6-2 Oklahoma,Central Oklahoma 9/3/1969 1 2 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
9 David Treadwell 27 K 16 0 180 6-1 Clemson 2/27/1965 3 4
96 Kenny Walker 25 RDE 15 15 260 6-3 Nebraska 4/6/1967 1 7 Denver Broncos / 8th / 200th pick / 1991
79 Dave Widell 27 c 16 1 303 6-7 Boston Col. 5/14/1965 4 1 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 94th pick / 1988
67 Doug Widell 26 RG 16 16 289 6-4 Boston Col. 9/23/1966 3 7 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 41st pick / 1989
83 Mike Young 30 3 0 187 6-1 UCLA 2/21/1962 7 0 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 161st pick / 1985
Team Total 26.3 16 227.0 6-1.6 3.4