1967 Denver Broncos season

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1967 Denver Broncos season
Head coach Lou Saban
General manager Lou Saban
Home field Bears Stadium
Results
Record 3–11
Division place 4th AFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1966 1968 >

The 1967 Denver Broncos season was the eighth season for the team in the American Football League (AFL). The team posted a record of three wins and eleven losses. They finished last in the AFL's Western division. Floyd Little was team captain in his rookie season.[1]

On August 5, the Broncos played the Detroit Lions in an exhibition game. The Broncos beat the Lions by a score of 13–7 and became the first AFL team to beat an NFL team.[2]

Before the season, the Broncos changed from orange helmets to blue helmets.[3]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1967 Denver Broncos staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches



Regular season[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 3, 1967 Boston Patriots W 26–21 Bears Stadium 1–0
35,488
2 September 10, 1967 at Oakland Raiders L 0–51 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 1–1
25,423
3 September 17, 1967 at Miami Dolphins L 21–35 Miami Orange Bowl 1–2
29,381
4 September 24, 1967 New York Jets L 24–38 Bears Stadium 1–3
35,365
5 October 1, 1967 at Houston Oilers L 6–10 Rice Stadium 1–4
21,798
6 October 8, 1967 Buffalo Bills L 16–17 Bears Stadium 1–5
35,188
8 October 22, 1967 San Diego Chargers L 21–38 Bears Stadium 1–6
34,464
9 October 29, 1967 at Kansas City Chiefs L 9–52 Municipal Stadium 1–7
44,002
10 November 5, 1967 Oakland Raiders L 17–21 Bears Stadium 1–8
29,043
11 November 12, 1967 Houston Oilers L 18–20 Bears Stadium 1–9
30,392
12 November 19, 1967 at Buffalo Bills W 21–20 War Memorial Stadium 2–9
30,891
13 November 23, 1967 at San Diego Chargers L 20–24 San Diego Stadium 2–10
34,586
14 December 3, 1967 at New York Jets W 33–24 Shea Stadium 3–10
61,615
16 December 17, 1967 Kansas City Chiefs L 24–38 Bears Stadium 3–11
31,660

Game summaries[edit]

Week 14[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Chiefs 14 14 7 3 38
Broncos 0 7 10 7 24


References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports Illustrated, July 26, 2010, The Unexpected Hero by Gary Smith, p.60, Published by Time Inc.
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.283
  3. ^ Gridiron Uniform Database: Denver Broncos

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