1969 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach Lou Saban
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 5–8–1
Place 4th AFL West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1968 1970

The 1969 season was the Denver Broncos 10th and final season in the American Football League. They finished the regular season with a record of 5–8–1, and went 4th in the AFL West for the seventh straight season.

Season summary

Division standings

Western Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
*Oakland Raiders 12 1 1 .923 377 242
Kansas City Chiefs 11 3 0 .786 359 177
San Diego Chargers 8 6 0 .571 288 276
Denver Broncos 5 8 1 .385 297 344
Cincinnati Bengals 4 9 1 .308 280 367

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Regular season

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 14 Boston Patriots W 35–7 Mile High Stadium 1–0
43,482
2 September 21 New York Jets W 21–19 Mile High Stadium 2–0
50,583
3 September 28 at Buffalo Bills L 28–41 War Memorial Stadium 2–1
40,302
4 October 5 Kansas City Chiefs L 13–26 Mile High Stadium 2–2
50,564
5 October 12 Oakland Raiders L 14–24 Mile High Stadium 2–3
49,511
6 October 19 at Cincinnati Bengals W 30–23 Nippert Stadium 3–3
27,920
7 October 26 at Houston Oilers L 21–24 Astrodome 3–4
45,348
8 November 2 San Diego Chargers W 13–0 Mile High Stadium 4–4
45,511
9 November 9 at Oakland Raiders L 10–41 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 4–5
54,416
10 November 16 Houston Oilers T 20–20 Mile High Stadium 4–5–1
45,002
11 November 23 at San Diego Chargers L 24–45 San Diego Stadium 4–6–1
34,664
12 November 27 at Kansas City Chiefs L 17–31 Municipal Stadium 4–7–1
48,773
13 December 7 at Miami Dolphins L 24–27 Miami Orange Bowl 4–8–1
25,332
14 December 14 Cincinnati Bengals W 27–16 Mile High Stadium 5–8–1
42,198

Roster

  • RB Ted Alfen
  • C Jay Bachman
  • DT/DE Walt Barnes
  • TE/G Tom Beer
  • DB Phil Brady
  • T/G Sam Brunelli
  • TE Tom Buckman
  • RB Bobby Burnett
  • DB George Burrell
  • LB Tim Casey
  • DB Grady Cavness
  • DT/DE Dave Costa
  • LB Gary Crane
  • LB Ken Criter
  • LB Carl Cunningham
  • T Mike Current
  • WR/TE Al Denson
  • T Wallace Dickey
  • DE/DT Pete Duranko
  • WR John Embree
  • G/T/C George Goeddeke
  • DB Charlie Greer
  • WR Mike Haffner
  • G/T/C Walter Highsmith
  • DB/P Gus Hollomon
  • K Bobby Howfield
  • LB John Huard
  • DT Jerry Inman
  • DE/LB Rich Jackson
  • DB Pete Jaquess
  • RB Henry Jones
  • C Larry Kaminski
  • LB Gordon Lambert
  • QB/DB Pete Liske
  • RB Floyd Little
  • RB Fran Lynch
  • RB Brendan McCarthy
  • DT/DE Rex Mirich
  • LB Chip Myrtle
  • DB Tom Oberg
  • QB Al Pastrana
  • TE Dave Pivec
  • RB Frank Quayle
  • LB Frank Richter
  • G Mike Schnitker
  • RB Tom Smiley
  • DB Jimmy Smith
  • DT/DE Paul Smith
  • QB Steve Tensi
  • DB Billy Thompson
  • WR/P Bill Van Heusen
  • RB Wandy Williams
  • G/DT Bob Young

References

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 297


Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Cincinnati
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Houston Kansas City
Miami Oakland
New York Jets San Diego
1969 AFL DraftAFL PlayoffsAll-Star gameSuper Bowl IV
Related: 1969 NFL Season
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