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11-5-0, Finished 2nd in AFC West Division  · 2000 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.0, Offense: 7.8, Defense: -2.7, SoS: -2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 485 points (30.3/g), 2nd of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 369 points (23.1/g), 23rd.
 Differential of 116 points (7.2/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 10.5-5.5.

Coach: Mike Shanahan (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Gary Kubiak
 Defensive Coordinator: Greg Robinson

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Brian Griese* 25 2 10 216 for 336, 2,688 yards, 19 td, 4 int, & 29 rushes for 102 yards and 1 td Denver Broncos / 3rd / 91st pick / 1998
RB Mike Anderson 27 Rook 12 297 rushes for 1,487 yards, 15 td, & 23 catches for 169 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 6th / 189th pick / 2000
FB Howard Griffith 33 7 14 5 rushes for 4 yards, 0 td, & 16 catches for 101 yards and 2 td Indianapolis Colts / 9th / 236th pick / 1991
WR Ed McCaffrey 32 9 16 101 catches for 1,317 yards, 9 td New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1991
WR Rod Smith* 30 5 16 100 catches for 1,602 yards, 8 td, & 6 rushes for 99 yards and 1 td
TE Dwayne Carswell 28 6 16 49 catches for 495 yards, 3 td
LT Tony Jones 34 12 16
LG Mark Schlereth 34 11 8 Washington Redskins / 10th / 263rd pick / 1989
C Tom Nalen*+ 29 6 16 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1994
RG Dan Neil 27 3 16 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1997
RT Matt Lepsis 26 2 16 1 fumble recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Maa Tanuvasa 30 5 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 209th pick / 1993
LDT Keith Traylor 31 9 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
RDT Trevor Pryce* 25 3 16 12.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 28th pick / 1997
RDE Kavika Pittman 26 4 15 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 37th pick / 1996
LLB Bill Romanowski 34 12 16 3.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1988
MLB Al Wilson 23 1 14 5.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 31st pick / 1999
RLB John Mobley 27 4 14 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1996
LCB Ray Crockett 33 11 11 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 86th pick / 1989
RCB Terrell Buckley 29 8 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1992
SS Billy Jenkins 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Eric Brown 25 2 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1998
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Elam 30 7 0 18 of 24 field goals & 49 of 49 extra points Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 1993
P Tom Rouen 32 7 0 61 punts for a 40.2 average, 1 blocked
PR Deltha O'Neal 23 Rook 0 34 punt returns for a 10.4 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 2000
KR Deltha O'Neal 23 Rook 0 46 kick returns for a 24.0 average and 1 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 2000

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
38 Mike Anderson 27 RB 16 12 230 6-0 Utah 9/21/1973 Rook 13 Denver Broncos / 6th / 189th pick / 2000
92 Lester Archambeau 33 3 0 275 6-5 Stanford 6/27/1967 10 0 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 186th pick / 1990
3 Scott Bentley 26 1 0 203 6-0 Florida St. 4/10/1974 3 0
85 Robert Brooks 30 4 0 177 6-0 South Carolina 6/23/1970 8 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1992
26 Eric Brown 25 FS 16 16 210 6-1 Mississippi St. 3/20/1975 2 7 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1998
27 Terrell Buckley 29 RCB 16 16 180 5-10 Florida St. 6/7/1971 8 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1992
55 Keith Burns 28 13 0 235 6-2 Oklahoma St. 5/16/1972 6 1 Denver Broncos / 7th / 210th pick / 1994
59 Glenn Cadrez 30 lb 16 3 240 6-3 Houston 1/2/1970 8 2 New York Jets / 6th / 154th pick / 1992
65 Cooper Carlisle 23 14 0 295 6-5 Florida 8/11/1977 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 112th pick / 2000
89 Dwayne Carswell 28 TE 16 16 290 6-3 Liberty 1/18/1972 6 5
86 Byron Chamberlain 29 15 0 250 6-1 Missouri,Wayne State (NE) 10/17/1971 5 3 Denver Broncos / 7th / 222nd pick / 1995
88 Desmond Clark 23 te 16 2 255 6-3 Wake Forest 4/20/1977 1 3 Denver Broncos / 6th / 179th pick / 1999
48 George Coghill 30 16 0 210 6-0 Wake Forest 3/30/1970 2 1
84 Chris Cole 23 8 0 195 6-0 Texas A&M 11/12/1977 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 2000
46 KaRon Coleman 22 9 0 198 5-7 S.F. Austin 5/22/1978 Rook 1
39 Ray Crockett 33 LCB 13 11 185 5-10 Baylor 1/5/1967 11 5 Detroit Lions / 4th / 86th pick / 1989
30 Terrell Davis 28 rb 5 4 206 5-11 Long Beach St.,Georgia 10/28/1972 5 2 Denver Broncos / 6th / 196th pick / 1995
1 Jason Elam 30 K 13 0 200 5-11 Hawaii 3/8/1970 7 2 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 1993
12 Gus Frerotte 29 qb 10 6 237 6-3 Tulsa 7/31/1971 6 7 Washington Redskins / 7th / 197th pick / 1994
64 Lennie Friedman 24 LG 16 8 283 6-3 Duke 10/13/1976 Rook 6 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1999
22 Olandis Gary 25 1 0 218 5-11 Marshall,Georgia 5/18/1975 1 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 127th pick / 1999
52 Ian Gold 22 16 0 223 6-0 Michigan 8/23/1978 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 40th pick / 2000
14 Brian Griese* 25 QB 10 10 215 6-3 Michigan 3/18/1975 2 11 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 91st pick / 1998
29 Howard Griffith 33 FB 14 14 230 6-0 Illinois 11/17/1967 7 1 Indianapolis Colts / 9th / 236th pick / 1991
34 Raymont Harris 30 3 0 226 6-0 Ohio St. 12/23/1970 6 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 114th pick / 1994
96 Harald Hasselbach 33 de 16 1 281 6-6 Washington 9/22/1967 6 2
17 Jarious Jackson 23 2 0 228 6-0 Notre Dame 5/3/1977 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 214th pick / 2000
32 Billy Jenkins 26 SS 16 16 205 5-10 Howard 7/8/1974 3 7
60 K.C. Jones 26 16 0 275 6-1 Miami (FL) 3/28/1974 Rook 2
77 Tony Jones 34 LT 16 16 290 6-5 West. Carolina 5/24/1966 12 10
28 Kenoy Kennedy 23 13 0 215 6-1 Arkansas 11/15/1977 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
78 Matt Lepsis 26 RT 16 16 290 6-4 Colorado 1/13/1974 2 10
2 Steve Lindsey 26 6 0 185 6-1 Mississippi 11/25/1974 1 0
97 Mike Lodish 33 16 0 275 6-3 UCLA 8/11/1967 10 1 Buffalo Bills / 10th / 265th pick / 1990
87 Ed McCaffrey 32 WR 16 16 215 6-5 Stanford 8/17/1968 9 13 New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1991
83 Travis McGriff 24 15 0 185 5-8 Florida 6/24/1976 1 1 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 93rd pick / 1999
82 Billy Miller 23 12 0 245 6-3 USC 4/24/1977 1 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1999
51 John Mobley 27 RLB 15 14 236 6-1 Kutztown Pennsylvania 10/10/1973 4 7 Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1996
81 Scottie Montgomery 22 4 0 195 6-1 Duke 5/26/1978 Rook 0
66 Tom Nalen*+ 29 C 16 16 286 6-3 Boston Col. 5/13/1971 6 18 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1994
6 Joe Nedney 27 3 0 225 6-5 San Jose St. 3/22/1973 4 0
62 Dan Neil 27 RG 16 16 285 6-2 Texas 10/21/1973 3 10 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1997
24 Deltha O'Neal 23 KR 16 0 194 5-11 California 1/30/1977 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 2000
95 Kavika Pittman 26 RDE 15 15 273 6-6 McNeese St. 10/9/1974 4 7 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 37th pick / 1996
31 Darryl Pounds 28 9 0 185 5-10 Nicholls St. 7/21/1972 5 1 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 68th pick / 1995
93 Trevor Pryce* 25 RDT 16 16 295 6-5 Michigan,Clemson 8/3/1975 3 11 Denver Broncos / 1st / 28th pick / 1997
99 Montae Reagor 23 13 0 285 6-3 Texas Tech 6/29/1977 1 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 58th pick / 1999
53 Bill Romanowski 34 LLB 16 16 245 6-4 Boston Col. 4/2/1966 12 8 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1988
16 Tom Rouen 32 P 16 0 225 6-3 Colorado St.,Colorado 6/9/1968 7 1
58 Steve Russ 28 2 0 245 6-4 Air Force 9/16/1972 3 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1995
69 Mark Schlereth 34 LG 8 8 282 6-3 Idaho 1/25/1966 11 5 Washington Redskins / 10th / 263rd pick / 1989
42 Detron Smith 26 16 0 229 5-10 Texas A&M 2/25/1974 4 0 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 65th pick / 1996
80 Rod Smith* 30 WR 16 16 200 6-0 Missouri Southern 5/15/1970 5 17
33 Jimmy Spencer 31 lcb 16 6 188 5-9 Florida 3/29/1969 8 4 Washington Redskins / 8th / 215th pick / 1991
35 Jason Suttle 26 5 0 182 5-10 Wisconsin 12/2/1974 1 1
98 Maa Tanuvasa 30 LDE 16 16 270 6-2 Hawaii 11/6/1970 5 8 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 209th pick / 1993
70 Trey Teague 26 2 0 300 6-5 Tennessee 12/27/1974 1 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 200th pick / 1998
94 Keith Traylor 31 LDT 16 16 340 6-2 Oklahoma,Central Oklahoma 9/3/1969 9 7 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
56 Al Wilson 23 MLB 15 14 240 6-0 Tennessee 6/21/1977 1 7 Denver Broncos / 1st / 31st pick / 1999
Team Total 27.5 16 236.6 6-1.4 4.2