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1999 Denver Broncos

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6-10-0, Finished 5th in AFC West Division  · 1999 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.4, Offense: 1.0, Defense: 2.4, SoS: 3.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 314 points (19.6/g), 18th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 318 points (19.9/g), 11th.
 Differential of -4 points (-0.2/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Mike Shanahan (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Gary Kubiak
 Defensive Coordinator: Greg Robinson

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Brian Griese 24 1 13 261 for 452, 3,032 yards, 14 td, 14 int, & 46 rushes for 138 yards and 2 td Denver Broncos / 3rd / 91st pick / 1998
RB Olandis Gary 24 Rook 12 276 rushes for 1,159 yards, 7 td, & 21 catches for 159 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 4th / 127th pick / 1999
FB Howard Griffith 32 6 16 17 rushes for 66 yards, 1 td, & 26 catches for 192 yards and 1 td Indianapolis Colts / 9th / 236th pick / 1991
WR Ed McCaffrey 31 8 15 71 catches for 1,018 yards, 7 td New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1991
WR Rod Smith 29 4 15 79 catches for 1,020 yards, 4 td
TE Dwayne Carswell 27 5 11 24 catches for 201 yards, 2 td
LT Tony Jones 33 11 12
LG Mark Schlereth 33 10 16 Washington Redskins / 10th / 263rd pick / 1989
C Tom Nalen* 28 5 16 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1994
RG Dan Neil 26 2 15 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1997
RT Matt Lepsis 25 1 16
 Defensive Starters
LDE Neil Smith 33 11 8 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1988
LDT Keith Traylor 30 8 15 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
RDT Trevor Pryce*+ 24 2 15 13.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 28th pick / 1997
RDE Maa Tanuvasa 29 4 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 209th pick / 1993
LLB Bill Romanowski 33 11 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1988
MLB Al Wilson 22 Rook 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 31st pick / 1999
RLB Glenn Cadrez 29 7 15 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 6th / 154th pick / 1992
LCB Ray Crockett 32 10 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 86th pick / 1989
RCB Dale Carter 30 7 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 20th pick / 1992
SS Tyrone Braxton 35 12 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 12th / 334th pick / 1987
FS Eric Brown 24 1 10 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1998
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Elam 29 6 0 29 of 36 field goals & 29 of 29 extra points Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 1993
P Tom Rouen 31 6 0 84 punts for a 46.5 average, 0 blocked
PR Chris Watson 22 Rook 1 44 punt returns for a 7.6 average and 1 td Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1999
KR Chris Watson 22 Rook 1 48 kick returns for a 23.7 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1999

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 John Avery 23 6 0 188 5-9 Mississippi 1/11/1976 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 29th pick / 1998
79 Chris Banks 26 g 16 1 300 6-1 Kansas 4/4/1973 1 2 Denver Broncos / 7th / 226th pick / 1996
52 David Bowens 22 16 0 260 6-3 Michigan,West. Illinois 7/3/1977 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 5th / 158th pick / 1999
34 Tyrone Braxton 35 SS 16 15 185 5-11 North Dakota St. 12/17/1964 12 6 Denver Broncos / 12th / 334th pick / 1987
6 Bubby Brister 37 2 0 205 6-3 Tulane,La-Monroe 8/15/1962 13 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 67th pick / 1986
73 Cyron Brown 24 7 0 265 6-5 Illinois,West. Illinois 6/28/1975 1 1
26 Eric Brown 24 FS 10 10 210 6-1 Mississippi St. 3/20/1975 1 5 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1998
59 Glenn Cadrez 29 RLB 16 15 240 6-3 Houston 1/2/1970 7 8 New York Jets / 6th / 154th pick / 1992
89 Dwayne Carswell 27 TE 16 11 290 6-3 Liberty 1/18/1972 5 2
40 Dale Carter 30 RCB 14 14 194 6-1 Tennessee 11/28/1969 7 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 20th pick / 1992
86 Byron Chamberlain 28 16 0 250 6-1 Missouri,Wayne State (NE) 10/17/1971 4 4 Denver Broncos / 7th / 222nd pick / 1995
88 Desmond Clark 22 9 0 255 6-3 Wake Forest 4/20/1977 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 6th / 179th pick / 1999
48 George Coghill 29 ss 13 5 210 6-0 Wake Forest 3/30/1970 1 3
81 Andre Cooper 24 wr 10 1 210 6-2 Florida St. 6/21/1975 Rook 1
39 Ray Crockett 32 LCB 16 16 185 5-10 Baylor 1/5/1967 10 7 Detroit Lions / 4th / 86th pick / 1989
30 Terrell Davis 27 rb 4 4 206 5-11 Long Beach St.,Georgia 10/28/1972 4 2 Denver Broncos / 6th / 196th pick / 1995
85 Chris Doering 26 3 0 202 6-4 Florida 5/19/1973 3 0 Jacksonville Jaguars / 6th / 185th pick / 1996
1 Jason Elam 29 K 16 0 200 5-11 Hawaii 3/8/1970 6 5 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 1993
22 Olandis Gary 24 RB 12 12 218 5-11 Marshall,Georgia 5/18/1975 Rook 9 Denver Broncos / 4th / 127th pick / 1999
95 Paul Grasmanis 25 5 0 298 6-3 Notre Dame 8/2/1974 3 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 116th pick / 1996
14 Brian Griese 24 QB 14 13 215 6-3 Michigan 3/18/1975 1 10 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 91st pick / 1998
29 Howard Griffith 32 FB 16 16 230 6-0 Illinois 11/17/1967 6 2 Indianapolis Colts / 9th / 236th pick / 1991
96 Harald Hasselbach 32 de 16 2 281 6-6 Washington 9/22/1967 5 2
20 Tory James 26 db 16 4 186 6-2 LSU 5/18/1973 3 4 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 44th pick / 1996
25 Darrius Johnson 26 db 16 2 185 5-9 Oklahoma 5/18/1973 3 2 Denver Broncos / 4th / 122nd pick / 1996
77 Tony Jones 33 LT 12 12 290 6-5 West. Carolina 5/24/1966 11 5
78 Matt Lepsis 25 RT 16 16 290 6-4 Colorado 1/13/1974 1 7
97 Mike Lodish 32 nt 13 2 275 6-3 UCLA 8/11/1967 9 2 Buffalo Bills / 10th / 265th pick / 1990
31 Derek Loville 31 10 0 203 5-10 Oregon 7/4/1968 9 2
37 Anthony Lynn 31 16 0 230 6-3 Texas Tech 12/21/1968 6 0
87 Ed McCaffrey 31 WR 15 15 215 6-5 Stanford 8/17/1968 8 9 New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1991
83 Travis McGriff 23 14 0 185 5-8 Florida 6/24/1976 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 93rd pick / 1999
82 Billy Miller 22 10 0 245 6-3 USC 4/24/1977 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1999
12 Chris Miller 34 qb 3 3 212 6-2 Oregon 8/9/1965 12 2 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 13th pick / 1987
51 John Mobley 26 lb 2 2 236 6-1 Kutztown Pennsylvania 10/10/1973 3 1 Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1996
23 Jason Moore 23 6 0 191 5-10 San Diego St. 1/15/1976 Rook 0
66 Tom Nalen* 28 C 16 16 286 6-3 Boston Col. 5/13/1971 5 12 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1994
82 Marcus Nash 23 wr 2 1 195 6-3 Tennessee 2/1/1976 1 0 Denver Broncos / 1st / 30th pick / 1998
62 Dan Neil 26 RG 15 15 285 6-2 Texas 10/21/1973 2 7 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1997
93 Trevor Pryce*+ 24 RDT 15 15 295 6-5 Michigan,Clemson 8/3/1975 2 15 Denver Broncos / 1st / 28th pick / 1997
99 Montae Reagor 22 9 0 285 6-3 Texas Tech 6/29/1977 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 58th pick / 1999
53 Bill Romanowski 33 LLB 16 16 245 6-4 Boston Col. 4/2/1966 11 8 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1988
16 Tom Rouen 31 P 16 0 225 6-3 Colorado St.,Colorado 6/9/1968 6 4
58 Steve Russ 27 8 0 245 6-4 Air Force 9/16/1972 2 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1995
69 Mark Schlereth 33 LG 16 16 282 6-3 Idaho 1/25/1966 10 7 Washington Redskins / 10th / 263rd pick / 1989
84 Shannon Sharpe 31 te 5 5 228 6-2 Savannah St. 6/26/1968 9 2 Denver Broncos / 7th / 192nd pick / 1990
42 Detron Smith* 25 16 0 229 5-10 Texas A&M 2/25/1974 3 0 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 65th pick / 1996
90 Neil Smith 33 LDE 15 8 270 6-4 Nebraska 4/10/1966 11 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1988
80 Rod Smith 29 WR 15 15 200 6-0 Missouri Southern 5/15/1970 4 9
35 Jason Suttle 25 5 0 182 5-10 Wisconsin 12/2/1974 Rook 0
98 Maa Tanuvasa 29 LDE 16 16 270 6-2 Hawaii 11/6/1970 4 7 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 209th pick / 1993
70 Trey Teague 25 c 16 4 300 6-5 Tennessee 12/27/1974 Rook 3 Denver Broncos / 7th / 200th pick / 1998
94 Keith Traylor 30 LDT 15 15 340 6-2 Oklahoma,Central Oklahoma 9/3/1969 8 6 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
71 Melvin Tuten 28 2 0 320 6-7 Syracuse 11/11/1971 4 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 69th pick / 1995
50 Artie Ulmer 26 7 0 247 6-3 Georgia Southern,Valdosta St. 7/30/1973 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 220th pick / 1997
21 Chris Watson 22 KR 14 1 192 6-1 East. Illinois 6/30/1977 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1999
54 Nate Wayne 24 15 0 237 6-0 Mississippi 1/12/1975 1 1 Denver Broncos / 7th / 219th pick / 1998
91 Alfred Williams 31 rde 7 6 260 6-6 Colorado 11/6/1968 8 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 18th pick / 1991
56 Al Wilson 22 MLB 16 12 240 6-0 Tennessee 6/21/1977 Rook 6 Denver Broncos / 1st / 31st pick / 1999
Team Total 27.5 16 238.9 6-1.8 4.2