1974 Denver Broncos season

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1974 Denver Broncos season
Head coachJohn Ralston
Home fieldMile High Stadium
Results
Record7–6–1
Division place2nd AFC West
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1974 Denver Broncos season was the team's 15th year in professional football and its fifth with the National Football League (NFL). The team finished the season with a winning record for the second straight season with seven wins, six losses, and one tie.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1974 Denver Broncos staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches



[1]

NFL Draft[edit]

1974 Denver Broncos draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 14 Randy Gradishar *  LB Ohio State
2 42 Carl Wafer  DT Tennessee State
3 68 Claudie Minor  T San Diego State
4 92 Ozell Collie  DB Colorado
6 145 John Winesberry  WR Stanford
10 248 Charlie Johnson  DB Southern
11 276 Steve Buchanan  RB Holy Cross
12 301 Larry Cameron  LB Alcorn A&M
13 326 John Clerkley  DT Fort Valley State
14 354 Rich Marks  DB Northern Illinois
15 379 Peil Pennington  QB Massachusetts
16 404 Darrell Austin  T South Carolina
17 432 Boyd Brown  TE Alcorn A&M
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Roster[edit]

1974 Denver Broncos roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

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Rookies in italics

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 15 Los Angeles Rams L 10–17 Mile High Stadium 0–1
51,121
2 September 22 Pittsburgh Steelers T 35–35 Mile High Stadium 0–1–1
51,068
3 September 30 at Washington Redskins L 3-30 RFK Stadium 0–2–1
54,395
4 October 6 at Kansas City Chiefs W 17–14 Arrowhead Stadium 1–2–1
67,298
5 October 13 New Orleans Saints W 33–17 Mile High Stadium 2–2–1
50,881
6 October 20 San Diego Chargers W 27–7 Mile High Stadium 3–2–1
50,928
7 October 27 at Cleveland Browns L 21–23 Cleveland Stadium 3–3–1
60,478
8 November 3 Oakland Raiders L 17–28 Mile High Stadium 3–4–1
45,946
9 November 10 at Baltimore Colts W 17–6 Memorial Stadium 4–4–1
33,244
10 November 18 Kansas City Chiefs L 34–42 Mile High Stadium 4–5–1
50,236
11 November 24 at Oakland Raiders W 20–17 Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum 5–5–1
51,224
12 November 28 at Detroit Lions W 31–27 Tiger Stadium 6–5–1
51,157
13 December 8 Houston Oilers W 37–14 Mile High Stadium 7–5–1
46,942
14 December 15 at San Diego Chargers L 0–17 San Diego Stadium 7–6–1
36,571

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Oakland Raiders 12 2 0 .857 5–1 9–2 355 228 W3
Denver Broncos 7 6 1 .536 3–3 5–4–1 302 294 L1
Kansas City Chiefs 5 9 0 .357 2–4 4–7 233 285 L2
San Diego Chargers 5 9 0 .357 2–4 4–7 212 293 W2

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1974 Denver Broncos Media Guide. p. 4. Retrieved December 22, 2013.

External links[edit]