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1973 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach John Ralston
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 7–5–2
Place 3rd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1972 1974

The 1973 Denver Broncos season was the team's 14th year in professional football and its forth with the National Football League. For the first time in franchise history, the team posted a winning record of seven wins, five losses, and two ties.

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 16 Cincinnati Bengals W 28–10 Mile High Stadium 1–0
49,059
2 September 23 San Francisco 49ers L 34–36 Mile High Stadium 1–1
50,966
3 September 30 Chicago Bears L 14–33 Mile High Stadium 1–2
51,159
4 October 7 at Kansas City Chiefs L 14–16 Arrowhead Stadium 1–3
71,414
5 October 14 at Houston Oilers W 48–20 Astrodome 2–3
32,801
6 October 21 Oakland Raiders T 23–23 Mile High Stadium 2–3–1
51,270
7 October 28 at New York Jets W 40–28 Shea Stadium 3–3–1
55,108
8 November 4 at St. Louis Cardinals T 17–17 Busch Memorial Stadium 3–3–2
46,565
9 November 11 San Diego Chargers W 30–19 Mile High Stadium 4–3–2
51,034
10 November 18 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–13 Three Rivers Stadium 5–3–2
48,580
11 November 25 Kansas City Chiefs W 14–10 Mile High Stadium 6–3–2
51,331
12 December 2 Dallas Cowboys L 10–22 Mile High Stadium 6–4–2
51,508
13 December 9 at San Diego Chargers W 42–28 San Diego Stadium 7–4–2
44,954
14 December 16 at Oakland Raiders L 17–21 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 7–5–2
51,910

StandingsEdit

AFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Oakland Raiders 941.679292175
Kansas City Chiefs 752.571231192
Denver Broncos 752.571354296
San Diego Chargers 2111.179188386
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Awards And honors Edit

  • UPI AFC Coach of the Year: John Ralston

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 296


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