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1998 Denver Broncos

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14-2-0, Finished 1st in AFC West Division  · 1998 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.9, Offense: 9.5, Defense: -0.6, SoS: -3.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 501 points (31.3/g), 2nd of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 309 points (19.3/g), 8th.
 Differential of 192 points (12.0/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 12.1-3.9.

Coach: Mike Shanahan (14-2-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Gary Kubiak
 Defensive Coordinator: Greg Robinson

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


Team Info

Owner/Chairman/CEO Pat Bowlen
General Manager John Beake
Offensive Scheme West Coast
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 501 6092 1041 5.9 20 6 26 347 290 491 3624 32 14 7.0 186 525 2468 26 4.7 135
Team Defense 309 4935 999 4.9 30 11 20 283 345 596 3648 28 19 5.7 183 356 1287 8 3.6 80
Lg Rank Offense 2 3 3 3 2 21 7 5 8 3 2 2 1 2
Lg Rank Defense 8 11 13 15 12 29 26 28 10 12 1 3 4 7

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon September 7 boxscore W 1-0 New England Patriots 27 21 20 339 248 91 17 339 258 81
2 Sun September 13 boxscore W 2-0 Dallas Cowboys 42 23 21 515 306 209 18 370 201 169
3 Sun September 20 boxscore W 3-0 @ Oakland Raiders 34 17 25 338 193 145 2 13 258 164 94 3
4 Sun September 27 boxscore W 4-0 @ Washington Redskins 38 16 18 365 180 185 18 387 235 152 3
5 Sun October 4 boxscore W 5-0 Philadelphia Eagles 41 16 22 423 192 231 2 12 157 100 57 2
6 Sun October 11 boxscore W 6-0 @ Seattle Seahawks 21 16 17 373 171 202 2 16 319 242 77 1
7 Bye Week
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 7-0 Jacksonville Jaguars 37 24 24 465 295 170 24 348 282 66 1
9 Sun November 1 boxscore W 8-0 @ Cincinnati Bengals 33 26 20 352 202 150 1 25 372 245 127 1
10 Sun November 8 boxscore W 9-0 San Diego Chargers 27 10 19 289 217 72 1 13 213 136 77 3
11 Mon November 16 boxscore W 10-0 @ Kansas City Chiefs 30 7 26 379 174 205 15 221 190 31 1
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 11-0 Oakland Raiders 40 14 28 397 201 196 1 15 294 245 49 3
13 Sun November 29 boxscore W 12-0 @ San Diego Chargers 31 16 18 322 226 96 4 21 367 302 65 6
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W 13-0 Kansas City Chiefs 35 31 23 476 383 93 3 20 266 222 44 1
15 Sun December 13 boxscore L 13-1 @ New York Giants 16 20 21 329 159 170 1 18 392 254 138 2
16 Mon December 21 boxscore L 13-2 @ Miami Dolphins 21 31 14 219 161 58 2 19 391 355 36 2
17 Sun December 27 boxscore W 14-2 Seattle Seahawks 28 21 31 511 316 195 1 19 241 217 24 1
Playoffs
Division Sat January 9 boxscore W 15-2 Miami Dolphins 38 3 24 424 174 250 14 252 238 14 3
ConfChamp Sun January 17 boxscore W 16-2 New York Jets 23 10 14 331 153 178 18 370 356 14 6
SuperBowl Sun January 31 boxscore W 17-2 N Atlanta Falcons 34 19 22 457 336 121 1 21 337 206 131 4

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
7 John Elway* 38 QB 13 12 10-2-0 210 356 59.0 2806 22 6.2 10 2.8 58 7.9 7.9 13.4 215.8 93.0 18 135 7.14 7.11 4.8 2 2
6 Bubby Brister 36 qb 7 4 4-0-0 78 131 59.5 986 10 7.6 3 2.3 48 7.5 8.0 12.6 140.9 99.0 7 49 6.79 7.26 5.1
14 Brian Griese 23 1 0 1 3 33.3 2 0 0.0 1 33.3 2 0.7 -14.3 2.0 2.0 2.8 0 0 0.67 -14.33 0.0
80 Rod Smith 28 WR 16 16 1 1 100.0 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 14.0 14.0 14.0 0.9 118.7 0 0 14.00 14.00 0.0
Team Total 28.5 16 14-2-0 290 491 59.1 3808 32 6.5 14 2.9 58 7.8 7.8 13.1 238.0 93.5 25 184 7.02 7.04 4.8 2 2
Opp Total 16 345 596 57.9 3983 28 4.7 19 3.2 6.7 6.19 11.5 248.9 80.5 47 335 5.7 5.2 7.3

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
30 Terrell Davis*+ 26 RB 16 16 392 2008 21 70 5.1 125.5 24.5 25 217 8.7 2 35 1.6 13.6 2225 23 2
31 Derek Loville 30 16 0 53 161 2 12 3.0 10.1 3.3 2 29 14.5 0 17 0.1 1.8 190 2 0
7 John Elway* 38 QB 13 12 37 94 1 16 2.5 7.2 2.8 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.1 108 1 7
6 Bubby Brister 36 qb 7 4 19 102 1 38 5.4 14.6 2.7 102 1 2
22 Vaughn Hebron 28 KR 15 0 9 31 1 8 3.4 2.1 0.6 2 5 2.5 0 3 0.1 0.3 36 1 0
80 Rod Smith 28 WR 16 16 6 63 0 37 10.5 3.9 0.4 86 1222 14.2 6 58 5.4 76.4 1285 6 0
29 Howard Griffith 31 FB 14 13 4 13 0 16 3.3 0.9 0.3 15 97 6.5 3 15 1.1 6.9 110 3 0
14 Brian Griese 23 1 0 4 -4 0 0 -1.0 -4.0 4.0 -4 0 1
16 Tom Rouen 30 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 1
87 Ed McCaffrey* 30 WR 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 64 1053 16.5 10 48 4.3 70.2 1053 10 1
84 Shannon Sharpe*+ 30 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 64 768 12.0 10 38 4.0 48.0 768 10 0
85 Willie Green 32 15 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 194 12.1 1 50 1.1 12.9 194 1 0
89 Dwayne Carswell 26 te 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 51 12.8 0 15 0.3 3.2 51 0 0
82 Marcus Nash 22 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 76 19.0 0 31 0.5 9.5 76 0 0
86 Byron Chamberlain 27 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 35 11.7 0 16 0.2 2.2 35 0 0
42 Detron Smith 24 rb 15 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 24 8.0 0 16 0.2 1.6 24 0 0
83 Justin Armour 25 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 23 23.0 0 23 0.1 2.9 23 0 0
Team Total 28.5 16 525 2468 26 70 4.7 154.3 32.8 290 3808 13.1 32 58 18.1 238.0 6276 58 17
Opp Total 16 356 1287 8 3.6 80.4 22.3 345 3648 10.6 28 21.6 228.0 4935 36 28

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Vaughn Hebron 28 KR 15 0 46 1216 1 95 26.4 1252
21 Darrien Gordon 28 PR/RCB 16 16 34 379 0 44 11.1 379
31 Derek Loville 30 16 0 6 105 0 25 17.5 295
48 George Coghill 28 9 0 3 20 0 8 6.7 20
42 Detron Smith 24 rb 15 2 3 51 0 21 17.0 75
56 Keith Burns 26 16 0 2 17 0 17 8.5 17
28 Tito Paul 26 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
98 Maa Tanuvasa 28 RDE 16 16 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Team Total 28.5 16 38 399 0 44 10.5 58 1402 1 95 24.2 8077
Opp Total 16 43 381 0 8.9 89 2006 0 22.5

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1 Jason Elam* 28 K 16 0 3 3 14 13 6 4 4 3 27 23 85.2% 58 58 100.0%
16 Tom Rouen 30 P 16 0 1 0.0% 66 3097 76 1 46.9
Team Total 28.5 16 3 3 14 13 6 4 4 3 27 23 85.2% 59 58 98.3% 66 3097 76 1 46.9
Opp Total 16 20 14 70.0% 31 31 100.0% 88 3731 42.4

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
51 John Mobley 25 RLB 16 15 1.0 1 -2 0 -2 0 0 0 1 0 0 93 19
53 Bill Romanowski* 32 LLB 16 16 7.5 2 22 0 18 0 2 0 3 0 0 55 17
59 Glenn Cadrez 28 MLB 16 15 4.0 2 11 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 56 20
21 Darrien Gordon 28 PR/RCB 16 16 4 125 1 55 0 1 1 1 0 0 58 6
39 Ray Crockett 31 LCB 16 16 0.5 3 105 1 80 0 46 5
27 Steve Atwater* 32 FS 16 16 1 4 0 4 0 43 12
98 Maa Tanuvasa 28 RDE 16 16 8.5 1 0 2 -1 0 34 11
93 Trevor Pryce 23 RDT 16 15 8.5 1 1 0 1 0 31 12
34 Tyrone Braxton 34 ss 16 6 1 72 0 72 0 1 0 0 0 0 33 6
94 Keith Traylor 29 LDT 15 14 2.0 0 0 1 0 0 24 8
26 Eric Brown 23 SS 11 10 1 0 1 0 0 24 7
90 Neil Smith 32 LDE 14 14 4.0 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 20 7
96 Harald Hasselbach 31 de 16 3 3.0 19 2
95 Marvin Washington 33 16 0 2.0 14 9
91 Alfred Williams 30 10 0 3.0 10 3
20 Tory James 25 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 1
56 Keith Burns 26 16 0 0 1 1 0 0 7 2
48 George Coghill 28 9 0 1 20 0 20 0 6 1
97 Mike Lodish 31 nt 15 1 2.0 5 1
7 John Elway* 38 QB 13 12 0 7 2 -18 0
99 Seth Joyner 34 lb 16 1 4 1
28 Tito Paul 26 16 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0
6 Bubby Brister 36 qb 7 4 0 2 1 -1 0
30 Terrell Davis*+ 26 RB 16 16 0 2 1 0 0
25 Darrius Johnson 25 db 16 2 1.0 2 79 0 45 0
80 Rod Smith 28 WR 16 16 0 0 2 11 1
14 Brian Griese 23 1 0 0 1 0 -1 0
22 Vaughn Hebron 28 KR 15 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Ed McCaffrey* 30 WR 15 15 0 1 0 0 0
16 Tom Rouen 30 P 16 0 0 1 0 -15 0
74 Harry Swayne 33 RT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 28.5 16 47.0 19 439 2 80 0 8 17 20 -25 1 595 150
Opp Total 16 25 28 17 2

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
30 Terrell Davis*+ 26 RB 16 16 21 2 23 138
1 Jason Elam* 28 K 16 0 58 23 127
87 Ed McCaffrey* 30 WR 15 15 10 10 1 62
84 Shannon Sharpe*+ 30 TE 16 16 10 10 60
80 Rod Smith 28 WR 16 16 6 1 7 42
29 Howard Griffith 31 FB 14 13 3 3 18
22 Vaughn Hebron 28 KR 15 0 1 1 2 12
31 Derek Loville 30 16 0 2 2 12
6 Bubby Brister 36 qb 7 4 1 1 6
39 Ray Crockett 31 LCB 16 16 1 1 6
7 John Elway* 38 QB 13 12 1 1 6
21 Darrien Gordon 28 PR/RCB 16 16 1 1 6
85 Willie Green 32 15 1 1 1 6
Team Total 28.5 16 26 32 1 1 2 62 1 58 23 501
Opp Total 16 8 28 2 2 31 14 2 309