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1981 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach Dan Reeves
General Manager Grady Alderman
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 10–6
Place 2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1980 1982

The 1981 Denver Broncos season was the team's 22nd year in professional football and its 12th with the National Football League.

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1981 Denver Broncos staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Reed Johnson


[1]

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 6 Oakland Raiders W 9–7 Mile High Stadium 1–0
74,796
2 September 13 at Seattle Seahawks L 10–13 Kingdome 1–1
58,513
3 September 20 Baltimore Colts W 28–10 Mile High Stadium 2–1
74,804
4 September 27 San Diego Chargers W 42–24 Mile High Stadium 3–1
74,822
5 October 4 at Oakland Raiders W 17–0 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 4–1
51,035
6 October 11 Detroit Lions W 27–21 Mile High Stadium 5–1
74,816
7 October 18 at Kansas City Chiefs L 14–28 Arrowhead Stadium 5–2
74,672
8 October 25 at Buffalo Bills L 7–9 Rich Stadium 5–3
77,757
9 November 2 Minnesota Vikings W 19–17 Mile High Stadium 6–3
74,834
10 November 8 Cleveland Browns W 23–20 (OT) Mile High Stadium 7–3
74,859
11 November 15 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 24–7 Tampa Stadium 8–3
64,518
12 November 22 at Cincinnati Bengals L 21–38 Riverfront Stadium 8–4
57,207
13 November 29 at San Diego Chargers L 17–34 Jack Murphy Stadium 8–5
51,533
14 December 6 Kansas City Chiefs W 16–13 Mile High Stadium 9–5
74,744
15 December 13 Seattle Seahawks W 23–13 Mile High Stadium 10–5
74,527
16 December 20 at Chicago Bears L 24–35 Soldier Field 10–6
40,125

StandingsEdit

AFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
San Diego Chargers 10 6 0 .625 478 390
Denver Broncos 10 6 0 .625 321 289
Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 0 .563 343 290
Oakland Raiders 7 9 0 .438 273 343
Seattle Seahawks 6 10 0 .375 322 388
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NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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