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1961 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach Frank Filchock
Home Field Bears Stadium
Results
Record 3–11
Place 3rd AFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1960 1962

The 1961 Denver Broncos season was the second season for the team in the American Football League. They finished with a record of three wins and eleven losses, and placed third in the AFL's Western division.

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 10, 1961 at Buffalo Bills W 22–10 War Memorial Stadium 1–0
16,636
2 September 16, 1961 at Boston Patriots L 17–45 Boston University Field 1–1
14,479
3 September 24, 1961 at New York Titans L 28–35 Polo Grounds 1–2
14,381
4 October 1, 1961 at Oakland Raiders L 19–33 Candlestick Park 1–3
8,361
5 October 8, 1961 Dallas Texans L 12–19 Bears Stadium 1–4
14,500
6 October 15, 1961 Oakland Raiders W 27–24 Bears Stadium 2–4
11,129
7 October 22, 1961 New York Titans W 27–10 Bears Stadium 3–4
12,508
8 October 29, 1961 at San Diego Chargers L 0–37 Balboa Stadium 3–5
32,584
9 November 5, 1961 Houston Oilers L 14–55 Bears Stadium 3–6
11,564
10 November 12, 1961 San Diego Chargers L 16–19 Bears Stadium 3–7
7,859
11 November 19, 1961 Buffalo Bills L 10–23 Bears Stadium 3–8
7,645
12 November 26, 1961 at Houston Oilers L 14–45 Jeppesen Stadium 3–9
27,874
13 December 3, 1961 Boston Patriots L 24–28 Bears Stadium 3–10
9,303
14 December 10, 1961 at Dallas Texans L 21–49 Cotton Bowl 3–11
8,000

SourceEdit

Pro Football Reference – 1961 Broncos


Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Dallas Texans
Buffalo Denver
Houston Oakland
New York Titans San Diego
1961 AFL Draft1961 AFL Championship Game1961 AFL All-Star game
Related: 1961 NFL Season

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