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1996 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach Mike Shanahan
General Manager John Beake
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 13–3
Place 1st AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Divisional Playoff
Timeline
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1995 1997

The 1996 Denver Broncos season was the team's 37th year in professional football and its 27th with the National Football League.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

(1)-15 John Mobley OLB Kutztown

(2)-44 Tory James DB Louisiana State

(3)-65 Detron Smith RB Texas A&M

(3)-78 Mark Campbell DT Florida

(4)-100 Jeff Lewis QB Northern Arizona

(4)-122 Darrius Johnson DB Oklahoma

(5)-159 Patrick Jeffers WR Virginia

(6)-181 Tony Veland DB Nebraska

(7)-213 Leslie Ratliffe—Tennessee

(7)-226 Chris Banks G Kansas

(7)-235 L.T. Levine—Kansas

(7)-236 Brian Gragert—Wyoming

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1996 Denver Broncos staff
Front office
  • President and Chief Executive Officer – Pat Bowlen
  • General Manager – John Beake
  • Director of Player Personnel – Neal Dahlen

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Rich Tuten
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Barney Chavous
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Greg Saporta

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RosterEdit

1996 Denver Broncos roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen


Linebackers


Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result TV Time Attendance
1 September 1, 1996 New York Jets W 31–6 NBC 2:05pm
70,595
2 September 8, 1996 at Seattle Seahawks W 30–20 NBC 2:15pm
43,671
3 September 15, 1996 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 27–23 TNT 6:15pm
71,535
4 September 22, 1996 at Kansas City Chiefs L 17–14 NBC 11:00am
79,439
5 September 29, 1996 at Cincinnati Bengals W 14–10 NBC 11:00am
51,798
6 October 6, 1996 San Diego Chargers W 28–17 NBC 2:05pm
75,058
7 Bye
8 October 20, 1996 Baltimore Ravens W 45–34 NBC 2:05pm
70,453
9 October 27, 1996 Kansas City Chiefs W 34–7 NBC 2:05pm
75,652
10 November 4, 1996 at Oakland Raiders W 22–21 ABC 7:00pm
61,179
11 November 10, 1996 Chicago Bears W 17–12 FOX 2:05pm
75,555
12 November 17, 1996 at New England Patriots W 34–8 NBC 11:00am
59,457
13 November 24, 1996 at Minnesota Vikings W 21–17 NBC 11:00am
59,142
14 December 1, 1996 Seattle Seahawks W 34–7 NBC 2:05pm
74,982
15 December 8, 1996 at Green Bay Packers L 41–6 NBC 11:00am
60,712
16 December 15, 1996 Oakland Raiders W 24–19 NBC 2:05pm
75,466
17 December 22, 1996 at San Diego Chargers L 16–10 ESPN 6:15pm
46,801

StandingsEdit

AFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
Denver Broncos 13 3 0 .813 391 275
Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 0 .563 297 300
San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .500 310 376
Oakland Raiders 7 9 0 .438 340 293
Seattle Seahawks 7 9 0 .438 317 376

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Division January 4, 1997 Jacksonville Jaguars L 30–27
75,678

Awards and recordsEdit

Pro Bowl

QB John Elway

RB Terrell Davis

TE Shannon Sharpe

T Gary Zimmerman

DE Alfred Williams

DT Michael Perry

LB Bill Romanowski

S Steve Atwater

S Tyrone Braxton

AP Offensive Player of the Year – Terrell Davis

UPI AFL-AFC Offensive MVP – Terrell Davis (1996 was the last year this award was given out)

Terrell Davis sets Franchise rushing record For Carries (345) in a season and touchdown's rushing (13) in a season

MilestonesEdit

Terrell Davis reaches 1,000yds faster than any Denver Bronco running back in Franchise history

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit


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