2000 Denver Broncos season

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2000 Denver Broncos season
Head coach Mike Shanahan
Home field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Division place 2nd AFC West
Playoff finish Lost Wild Card Game
Pro Bowlers 2
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1999 2001 >

The 2000 Denver Broncos season was the team's 41st year in professional football and its 31st with the National Football League. It also was the team's final year at the famous Mile High Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2000 Denver Broncos staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator – Greg Robinson
  • Defensive Line – George Dyer
  • Pass Rush Specialist – John Teerlinck
  • Linebackers – Larry Coyer
  • Defensive Backs – Ron Milus
  • Nickel Package/Secondary – Frank Bush
  • Defensive Assistant – Terry Tumey

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Rich Tuten
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Greg Saporta

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 2000 at St. Louis Rams L 41–36
65,595
2 September 10, 2000 Atlanta Falcons W 42–14
75,466
3 September 17, 2000 at Oakland Raiders W 33–24
62,078
4 September 24, 2000 Kansas City Chiefs L 23–22
74,596
5 October 1, 2000 New England Patriots L 28–19
75,684
6 October 8, 2000 at San Diego Chargers W 21–7
56,079
7 October 15, 2000 Cleveland Browns W 44–10
75,811
8 October 22, 2000 at Cincinnati Bengals L 31–21
61,603
9 Bye
10 November 5, 2000 at New York Jets W 30–23
78,305
11 November 13, 2000 Oakland Raiders W 27–24
75,951
12 November 19, 2000 San Diego Chargers W 38–37
75,218
13 November 26, 2000 at Seattle Seahawks W 38–31
68,661
14 December 3, 2000 at New Orleans Saints W 38–23
64,900
15 December 10, 2000 Seattle Seahawks W 31–24
75,218
16 December 17, 2000 at Kansas City Chiefs L 20–7
78,406
17 December 23, 2000 San Francisco 49ers W 38–9
76,098

Standings[edit]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Oakland Raiders 12 4 0 .750 479 299
Denver Broncos 11 5 0 .688 485 369
Kansas City Chiefs 7 9 0 .438 355 354
Seattle Seahawks 6 10 0 .375 320 405
San Diego Chargers 1 15 0 .063 269 440

Roster[edit]

Postseason[edit]

Round Date Opponent Result Game site TV Attendance
AFC Wild Card December 31, 2000 Baltimore Ravens L 21–3 M&T Bank Stadium CBS
69,638

Awards and records[edit]

  • Mike Anderson, Franchise Record, Most Rushing Yards in One Game, 251 yards (December 3, 2000) [1]
  • Mike Anderson, NFL Record, Most Rushing Yards in One Game for a Rookie, 251 yards (December 3, 2000) [2]
  • Gus Frerotte, Franchise Record, Most Passing Yards in One Game, 462 yards (November 19, 2000) [1]
  • Ed McCaffrey, Franchise Record, Most Receptions in One Season, 101 receptions [1]
  • Trevor Pryce, AFC Pro Bowl Selection,[3]
  • Rod Smith, AFC Pro Bowl Selection,[3]
  • Rod Smith, Franchise Record, Most Receiving Yards in One Season, 1,602 receiving yards- [1]

Milestones[edit]

QB Brian Griese named to the Pro Bowl.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 44
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 438
  3. ^ a b NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 362