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1994 Denver Broncos

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in AFC West Division  · 1994 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.3, Offense: 1.3, Defense: -4.6, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 347 points (21.7/g), 10th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 396 points (24.8/g), 25th.
 Differential of -49 points (-3.1/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 6.8-9.2.

Coach: Wade Phillips (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Fassel
 Defensive Coordinator: Charlie Waters

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* 34 11 14 307 for 494, 3,490 yards, 16 td, 10 int, & 58 rushes for 235 yards and 4 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1983
RB Leonard Russell 25 3 13 190 rushes for 620 yards, 9 td, & 38 catches for 227 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 14th pick / 1991
WR Anthony Miller 29 6 15 60 catches for 1,107 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1988
WR Derek Russell 25 3 12 25 catches for 342 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 6 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 4th / 89th pick / 1991
TE Jerry Evans 26 1 11 13 catches for 127 yards, 2 td Phoenix Cardinals / 8th / 204th pick / 1991
TE Shannon Sharpe* 26 4 13 87 catches for 1,010 yards, 4 td Denver Broncos / 7th / 192nd pick / 1990
LT Gary Zimmerman* 33 8 16 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984 Supp
LG Jon Melander 28 3 15 New England Patriots / 5th / 113th pick / 1990
C Dave Widell 29 6 16 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 94th pick / 1988
RG Brian Habib 30 5 16 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 264th pick / 1988
RT Kirk Scrafford 27 4 7 1 fumble recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Shane Dronett 23 2 15 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1992
LDT Ted Washington 26 3 15 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
RDT Harald Hasselbach 27 Rook 9 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDE Simon Fletcher 32 9 16 7.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1985
LLB Mike Croel 25 3 12 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1991
MLB Karl Mecklenburg 34 11 15 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 12th / 310th pick / 1983
RLB Elijah Alexander 24 2 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 254th pick / 1992
LCB Ben Smith 27 4 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 22nd pick / 1990
RCB Ray Crockett 27 5 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 86th pick / 1989
SS Steve Atwater* 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 20th pick / 1989
FS Dennis Smith 35 13 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1981
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Elam 24 1 0 30 of 37 field goals & 29 of 29 extra points Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 1993
P Tom Rouen 26 1 0 76 punts for a 42.9 average, 0 blocked
PR Glyn Milburn 23 1 3 41 punt returns for a 9.2 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1993
KR Glyn Milburn 23 1 3 37 kick returns for a 21.4 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1993

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
57 Allen Aldridge 22 lb 16 2 254 6-1 Houston 5/30/1972 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 51st pick / 1994
58 Elijah Alexander 24 RLB 16 16 233 6-2 Kansas St. 8/2/1970 2 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 254th pick / 1992
27 Steve Atwater* 28 SS 14 14 218 6-3 Arkansas 10/28/1966 5 7 Denver Broncos / 1st / 20th pick / 1989
33 Rod Bernstine 29 rb 3 3 238 6-3 Texas A&M 2/8/1965 7 1 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1987
23 Ronnie Bradford 24 db 12 0 188 5-10 Colorado 10/1/1970 1 1 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 105th pick / 1993
56 Keith Burns 22 lb 11 1 235 6-2 Oklahoma St. 5/16/1972 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 7th / 210th pick / 1994
28 Butler By'not'e 22 9 0 190 5-9 Ohio St. 9/29/1972 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 212th pick / 1994
86 Jeff Campbell 26 wr 16 1 167 5-8 Colorado 3/26/1968 4 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 118th pick / 1990
89 Dwayne Carswell 22 4 0 290 6-3 Liberty 1/18/1972 Rook 0
43 Derrick Clark 23 rb 16 4 235 6-1 Florida St.,Evangel (MO) 5/4/1971 Rook 2
39 Ray Crockett 27 RCB 14 14 185 5-10 Baylor 1/5/1967 5 6 Detroit Lions / 4th / 86th pick / 1989
51 Mike Croel 25 LLB 13 12 238 6-3 Nebraska 6/6/1969 3 4 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1991
54 Mitch Donahue 26 3 0 254 6-2 Wyoming 2/4/1968 3 0 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 95th pick / 1991
99 Shane Dronett 23 LDE 16 15 300 6-6 Texas 1/12/1971 2 6 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1992
1 Jason Elam 24 K 16 0 200 5-11 Hawaii 3/8/1970 1 4 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 1993
7 John Elway* 34 QB 14 14 215 6-3 Stanford 6/28/1960 11 12 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1983
88 Jerry Evans 26 TE 16 11 250 6-4 Toledo 9/28/1968 1 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 8th / 204th pick / 1991
73 Simon Fletcher 32 RDE 16 16 240 6-5 Houston 2/18/1962 9 8 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 54th pick / 1985
68 Russ Freeman 25 rt 13 8 290 6-7 Georgia Tech 9/2/1969 2 4
24 Randy Fuller 24 db 10 1 180 5-10 Tennessee St. 6/2/1970 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 123rd pick / 1994
75 Brian Habib 30 RG 16 16 299 6-7 Washington 12/2/1964 5 8 Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 264th pick / 1988
40 Darryl Hall 28 db 16 3 210 6-2 Washington 8/1/1966 1 2
52 Richard Harvey 28 lb 16 1 235 6-1 Tulane 9/11/1966 4 1 Buffalo Bills / 11th / 305th pick / 1989
96 Harald Hasselbach 27 RDT 16 9 281 6-6 Washington 9/22/1967 Rook 5
21 Randy Hilliard 27 db 15 6 165 5-11 NW State (LA) 2/6/1967 4 2 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 157th pick / 1990
50 Ray Jacobs 22 16 0 244 6-2 North Carolina 8/18/1972 Rook 1
31 Rondell Jones 23 db 16 3 210 6-2 North Carolina 5/7/1971 1 2 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 69th pick / 1993
80 Tony Kimbrough 24 12 0 192 6-2 Jackson St. 9/17/1970 1 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 182nd pick / 1993
67 Ken Lanier 35 4 0 281 6-3 Florida St. 7/8/1959 13 0 Denver Broncos / 5th / 125th pick / 1981
78 Don Maggs 33 t 9 1 287 6-5 Tulane 11/1/1961 8 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 29th pick / 1984 Supp
77 Karl Mecklenburg 34 MLB 16 15 240 6-3 Augustana (SD),Minnesota 9/1/1960 11 6 Denver Broncos / 12th / 310th pick / 1983
64 Jon Melander 28 LG 15 15 280 6-7 Minnesota 12/27/1966 3 8 New England Patriots / 5th / 113th pick / 1990
22 Glyn Milburn 23 KR 16 3 177 5-8 Oklahoma,Stanford 2/19/1971 1 6 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1993
17 Hugh Millen 31 qb 5 2 216 6-5 Washington 11/22/1963 7 3 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 71st pick / 1986
83 Anthony Miller 29 WR 16 15 190 5-11 San Diego St.,Tennessee 4/15/1965 6 10 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1988
66 Tom Nalen 23 c 7 1 286 6-3 Boston Col. 5/13/1971 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1994
91 Willie Oshodin 25 13 0 265 6-4 Villanova 9/16/1969 1 1
81 Mike Pritchard 25 3 0 188 5-10 Colorado 10/26/1969 3 2 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 13th pick / 1991
38 Reggie Rivers 26 rb 16 1 206 6-1 Texas St. 2/22/1968 3 2
94 Jeff Robinson 24 16 0 264 6-4 Idaho 2/20/1970 1 0 Denver Broncos / 4th / 98th pick / 1993
16 Tom Rouen 26 P 16 0 225 6-3 Colorado St.,Colorado 6/9/1968 1 3
85 Derek Russell 25 WR 12 12 195 6-0 Arkansas 6/22/1969 3 3 Denver Broncos / 4th / 89th pick / 1991
42 Leonard Russell 25 RB 14 13 240 6-2 Arizona St. 11/17/1969 3 6 New England Patriots / 1st / 14th pick / 1991
55 Glenell Sanders 28 1 0 240 6-1 Louisiana Tech 11/4/1966 4 0
76 Kirk Scrafford 27 RT 16 7 270 6-6 Montana 3/15/1967 4 5
84 Shannon Sharpe* 26 TE 15 13 228 6-2 Savannah St. 6/26/1968 4 9 Denver Broncos / 7th / 192nd pick / 1990
26 Ben Smith 27 LCB 14 14 185 5-11 Georgia 5/14/1967 4 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 22nd pick / 1990
49 Dennis Smith 35 FS 12 12 200 6-3 USC 2/3/1959 13 4 Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1981
41 Deon Strother 22 2 0 213 5-11 USC 4/12/1972 Rook 0
25 Charles Swann 24 13 0 188 6-1 Indiana St. 10/29/1970 Rook 0 New York Giants / 12th / 323rd pick / 1992
87 Cedric Tillman 24 wr 16 4 204 6-2 Alcorn St. 7/22/1970 2 4 Denver Broncos / 11th / 305th pick / 1992
98 Ted Washington 26 LDT 15 15 365 6-5 Louisville 4/13/1968 3 7 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
79 Dave Widell 29 C 16 16 303 6-7 Boston Col. 5/14/1965 6 8 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 94th pick / 1988
90 Dan Williams 25 RDT 12 7 290 6-4 Tennessee St.,Toledo 12/15/1969 1 3 Denver Broncos / 1st / 11th pick / 1993
92 David Wyman 30 4 0 248 6-2 Stanford 3/31/1964 7 0 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 45th pick / 1987
65 Gary Zimmerman* 33 LT 16 16 294 6-6 Oregon 12/13/1961 8 11 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984 Supp
Team Total 26.5 16 235.8 6-2.2 3.4