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2001 Denver Broncos

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC West Division  · 2001 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.5, Offense: 0.5, Defense: -1.0, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 340 points (21.2/g), 10th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 339 points (21.2/g), 21st.
 Differential of 1 points (0.1/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-8.0.

Coach: Mike Shanahan (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Gary Kubiak
 Defensive Coordinator: Ray Rhodes

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

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Brian Griese 26 3 15 275 for 451, 2,827 yards, 23 td, 19 int, & 50 rushes for 173 yards and 1 td Denver Broncos / 3rd / 91st pick / 1998
RB Terrell Davis 29 6 8 167 rushes for 701 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 69 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 6th / 196th pick / 1995
FB Patrick Hape 27 4 8 2 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 15 catches for 96 yards and 3 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 137th pick / 1997
WR Eddie Kennison 28 5 6 15 catches for 169 yards, 1 td, & 3 rushes for 9 yards and 0 td St. Louis Rams / 1st / 18th pick / 1996
WR Rod Smith* 31 6 14 113 catches for 1,343 yards, 11 td, & 3 rushes for 27 yards and 0 td
TE Dwayne Carswell* 29 7 16 34 catches for 299 yards, 4 td
LT Trey Teague 27 2 16 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 7th / 200th pick / 1998
LG Lennie Friedman 25 1 14 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1999
C Tom Nalen 30 7 16 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1994
RG Dan Neil 28 4 15 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1997
RT Matt Lepsis 27 3 16
 Defensive Starters
LDE Keith Washington 29 5 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LDT Chester McGlockton 32 9 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Raiders / 1st / 16th pick / 1992
RDT Trevor Pryce* 26 4 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 28th pick / 1997
RDE Kavika Pittman 27 5 14 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 37th pick / 1996
LLB Bill Romanowski 35 13 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1988
MLB Al Wilson* 24 2 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 31st pick / 1999
RLB John Mobley 28 5 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1996
LCB Deltha O'Neal* 24 1 16 0.0 sacks, 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 2000
RCB Denard Walker 28 4 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tennessee Oilers / 3rd / 75th pick / 1997
SS Kenoy Kennedy 24 1 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
FS Eric Brown 26 3 16 3.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1998
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Elam* 31 8 0 31 of 36 field goals & 31 of 31 extra points Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 1993
P Tom Rouen 33 8 0 81 punts for a 45.3 average, 1 blocked
PR Deltha O'Neal* 24 1 16 31 punt returns for a 13.1 average and 1 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 2000
KR Chris Cole 24 1 2 48 kick returns for a 23.5 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 2000

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
38 Mike Anderson 28 rb 16 7 230 6-0 Utah 9/21/1973 1 6 Denver Broncos / 6th / 189th pick / 2000
92 Bertrand Berry 26 14 0 275 6-3 Notre Dame 8/15/1975 4 2 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 86th pick / 1997
26 Eric Brown 26 FS 16 16 210 6-1 Mississippi St. 3/20/1975 3 6 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1998
55 Keith Burns 29 16 0 235 6-2 Oklahoma St. 5/16/1972 7 1 Denver Broncos / 7th / 210th pick / 1994
65 Cooper Carlisle 24 16 0 295 6-5 Florida 8/11/1977 1 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 112th pick / 2000
89 Dwayne Carswell* 29 TE 16 16 290 6-3 Liberty 1/18/1972 7 3
37 Tony Carter 29 fb 16 6 230 6-0 Minnesota 8/23/1972 7 1
47 Darius Clark 24 7 0 210 5-10 Duke 4/13/1977 Rook 0
88 Desmond Clark 24 te 16 4 255 6-3 Wake Forest 4/20/1977 2 6 Denver Broncos / 6th / 179th pick / 1999
48 George Coghill 31 16 0 210 6-0 Wake Forest 3/30/1970 3 1
84 Chris Cole 24 KR 16 2 195 6-0 Texas A&M 11/12/1977 1 1 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 2000
21 KaRon Coleman 23 4 0 198 5-7 S.F. Austin 5/22/1978 1 1
25 Eric Davis 33 16 0 185 5-11 Jacksonville St. 1/26/1968 11 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1990
30 Terrell Davis 29 RB 8 8 206 5-11 Long Beach St.,Georgia 10/28/1972 6 6 Denver Broncos / 6th / 196th pick / 1995
63 David Diaz-Infante 37 16 0 291 6-3 San Jose St. 3/31/1964 14 1
49 Matt Dominguez 23 12 0 219 6-2 Sam Houston St. 6/27/1978 Rook 0
1 Jason Elam* 31 K 16 0 200 5-11 Hawaii 3/8/1970 8 6 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 1993
12 Gus Frerotte 30 qb 4 1 237 6-3 Tulsa 7/31/1971 7 1 Washington Redskins / 7th / 197th pick / 1994
64 Lennie Friedman 25 LG 15 14 283 6-3 Duke 10/13/1976 1 7 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1999
22 Olandis Gary 26 rb 9 1 218 5-11 Marshall,Georgia 5/18/1975 2 2 Denver Broncos / 4th / 127th pick / 1999
52 Ian Gold* 23 16 0 223 6-0 Michigan 8/23/1978 1 4 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 40th pick / 2000
14 Brian Griese 26 QB 15 15 215 6-3 Michigan 3/18/1975 3 11 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 91st pick / 1998
86 Patrick Hape 27 FB 15 8 262 6-4 Alabama 6/6/1974 4 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 137th pick / 1997
98 Reggie Hayward 22 de 6 2 270 6-5 Iowa St. 3/14/1979 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 87th pick / 2001
79 Steve Herndon 24 g 5 3 292 6-4 Georgia 5/25/1977 Rook 2
17 Jarious Jackson 24 1 0 228 6-0 Notre Dame 5/3/1977 1 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 214th pick / 2000
32 Billy Jenkins 27 6 0 205 5-10 Howard 7/8/1974 4 0
90 Jerry Johnson 24 9 0 290 6-0 Florida St. 7/11/1977 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 101st pick / 2000
82 Kevin Kasper 24 wr 10 4 197 6-1 Iowa 12/23/1977 Rook 1 Denver Broncos / 6th / 190th pick / 2001
28 Kenoy Kennedy 24 SS 16 16 215 6-1 Arkansas 11/15/1977 1 6 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
85 Eddie Kennison 28 WR 8 6 201 6-1 LSU 1/20/1973 5 2 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 18th pick / 1996
78 Matt Lepsis 27 RT 16 16 290 6-4 Colorado 1/13/1974 3 8
94 Leon Lett 33 12 0 290 6-6 Emporia St. 10/12/1968 10 1 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 173rd pick / 1991
87 Ed McCaffrey 33 wr 1 1 215 6-5 Stanford 8/17/1968 10 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1991
85 Phil McGeoghan 22 2 0 224 6-2 Boston Univ.,Maine 7/8/1979 Rook 0
91 Chester McGlockton 32 LDT 16 16 334 6-3 Clemson 9/16/1969 9 7 Los Angeles Raiders / 1st / 16th pick / 1992
83 Travis McGriff 25 5 0 185 5-8 Florida 6/24/1976 2 0 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 93rd pick / 1999
23 Willie Middlebrooks 22 8 0 200 6-1 Minnesota 2/12/1979 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 1st / 24th pick / 2001
51 John Mobley 28 RLB 16 16 236 6-1 Kutztown Pennsylvania 10/10/1973 5 8 Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1996
83 Scottie Montgomery 23 8 0 195 6-1 Duke 5/26/1978 1 1
66 Tom Nalen 30 C 16 16 286 6-3 Boston Col. 5/13/1971 7 8 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1994
62 Dan Neil 28 RG 15 15 285 6-2 Texas 10/21/1973 4 8 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1997
24 Deltha O'Neal* 24 LCB 16 16 194 5-11 California 1/30/1977 1 11 Denver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 2000
95 Kavika Pittman 27 RDE 14 14 273 6-6 McNeese St. 10/9/1974 5 6 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 37th pick / 1996
81 Keith Poole 27 wr 6 3 188 6-0 Arizona St. 6/18/1974 4 0 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 116th pick / 1997
93 Trevor Pryce* 26 RDT 16 16 295 6-5 Michigan,Clemson 8/3/1975 4 11 Denver Broncos / 1st / 28th pick / 1997
99 Montae Reagor 24 8 0 285 6-3 Texas Tech 6/29/1977 2 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 58th pick / 1999
53 Bill Romanowski 35 LLB 16 16 245 6-4 Boston Col. 4/2/1966 13 7 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1988
16 Tom Rouen 33 P 16 0 225 6-3 Colorado St.,Colorado 6/9/1968 8 3
42 Detron Smith 27 15 0 229 5-10 Texas A&M 2/25/1974 5 0 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 65th pick / 1996
80 Rod Smith* 31 WR 15 14 200 6-0 Missouri Southern 5/15/1970 6 15
33 Jimmy Spencer 32 db 16 1 188 5-9 Florida 3/29/1969 9 2 Washington Redskins / 8th / 215th pick / 1991
70 Trey Teague 27 LT 16 16 300 6-5 Tennessee 12/27/1974 2 8 Denver Broncos / 7th / 200th pick / 1998
27 Denard Walker 28 RCB 16 15 190 6-1 LSU 8/9/1973 4 6 Tennessee Oilers / 3rd / 75th pick / 1997
97 Keith Washington 29 LDE 16 16 285 6-4 UNLV 12/18/1972 5 7
56 Al Wilson* 24 MLB 16 16 240 6-0 Tennessee 6/21/1977 2 9 Denver Broncos / 1st / 31st pick / 1999
54 Lee Woodall 32 14 0 224 6-1 West Chester 10/31/1969 7 1 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 182nd pick / 1994
Team Total 27.2 16 238.1 6-1.5 4.1