2001 Denver Broncos season

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2001 Denver Broncos season
Head coach Mike Shanahan
Home field Invesco Field at Mile High
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
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The 2001 Denver Broncos season was the team's 42nd year in professional football and its 32nd with the National Football League. This was the Broncos' first year at the new stadium Invesco Field at Mile High, replacing the old Mile High Stadium.

It was Terrell Davis' final year in the league before being forced to retire in the 2002 preseason due to various knee ailments.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2001 Denver Broncos staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

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

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Network TV Time (MT) Attendance
1 September 10, 2001 New York Giants W 31–20 ABC 7:00PM
75,735
2 September 23, 2001 at Arizona Cardinals W 38–17 ESPN 6:30PM
50,913
3 September 30, 2001 Baltimore Ravens L 20–13 CBS 2:15PM
75,082
4 October 7, 2001 Kansas City Chiefs W 20–6 CBS 2:15PM
75,037
5 October 14, 2001 at Seattle Seahawks L 34–21 CBS 2:15PM
61,837
6 October 21, 2001 at San Diego Chargers L 27–10 CBS 2:15PM
67,521
7 October 28, 2001 New England Patriots W 31–20 CBS 2:15PM
74,750
8 November 5, 2001 at Oakland Raiders L 38–28 ABC 7:00PM
62,637
9 November 11, 2001 San Diego Chargers W 26–16 CBS 2:15PM
74,951
10 November 18, 2001 Washington Redskins L 17–10 FOX 2:15PM
74,622
11 November 22, 2001 at Dallas Cowboys W 26–24 CBS 2:00PM
64,104
12 December 2, 2001 at Miami Dolphins L 21–10 CBS 11:00AM
73,938
13 December 9, 2001 Seattle Seahawks W 20–7 ESPN 6:30PM
74,524
14 December 16, 2001 at Kansas City Chiefs L 26–23 CBS 2:15PM
77,778
15 Bye
16 December 30, 2001 Oakland Raiders W 23–17 CBS 2:15PM
75,582
17 January 6, 2002 at Indianapolis Colts L 29–10 CBS 11:00AM
56,192

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(3) Oakland Raiders 10 6 0 .625 399 327 L3
Seattle Seahawks 9 7 0 .563 301 324 W2
Denver Broncos 8 8 0 .500 340 339 L1
Kansas City Chiefs 6 10 0 .375 320 344 L1
San Diego Chargers 5 11 0 .313 332 321 L9

Postseason[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]