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1978 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach Robert (Red) Miller
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 10–6
Place 1st AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Divisional Playoff
Timeline
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1977 1979

The 1978 Denver Broncos season was the team's 19th year in professional football and its 9th with the National Football League. The team finished first in the AFC West, and made the playoffs for the second straight season.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 3 Oakland Raiders W 14–6 Mile High Stadium 1–0
75,092
2 September 11 at Minnesota Vikings L 9–12 (OT) Metropolitan Stadium 1–1
46,508
3 September 17 San Diego Chargers W 27–14 Mile High Stadium 2–1
74,983
4 September 24 at Kansas City Chiefs W 23–17 (OT) Arrowhead Stadium 3–1
60,593
5 October 1 Seattle Seahawks W 28–7 Mile High Stadium 4–1
74,989
6 October 8 at San Diego Chargers L 0–23 San Diego Stadium 4–2
50,077
7 October 16 Chicago Bears W 16–7 Mile High Stadium 5–2
75,008
8 October 22 at Baltimore Colts L 6–7 Memorial Stadium 5–3
54,057
9 October 29 at Seattle Seahawks W 20–17 (OT) Kingdome 6–3
62,948
10 November 5 New York Jets L 28–31 Mile High Stadium 6–4
74,983
11 November 12 at Cleveland Browns W 19–7 Cleveland Stadium 7–4
70,856
12 November 19 Green Bay Packers W 16–3 Mile High Stadium 8–4
74,965
13 November 23 at Detroit Lions L 14–17 Pontiac Silverdome 8–5
71,785
14 December 3 at Oakland Raiders W 21–6 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 9–5
53,932
15 December 10 Kansas City Chiefs W 24–3 Mile High Stadium 10–5
74,149
16 December 16 Pittsburgh Steelers L 17–24 Mile High Stadium 10–6
74,104

PlayoffsEdit

Round Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
Divisional Playoffs December 30 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 10–33 Three Rivers Stadium
48,921

StandingsEdit

AFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
y-Denver Broncos 1060.625282198
Oakland Raiders 970.563311283
Seattle Seahawks 970.563345358
San Diego Chargers 970.563355309
Kansas City Chiefs 4120.250243327
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ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 295


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Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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