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1972 Denver Broncos season

1972 Denver Broncos season
Head coach John Ralston
General manager John Ralston
Owner Gerald Phipps
Home field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1971      1973 >

The 1972 Denver Broncos season was the teams 13th season in professional football and third in the National Football League (NFL). The team finished the season with five wins and nine losses. They finished third in the AFC West Division.

Personnel

Staff

[1]

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 17 Houston Oilers W 30–17 Mile High Stadium 1–0
51,656
2 September 24 at San Diego Chargers L 14–37 San Diego Stadium 1–1
49,048
3 October 1 Kansas City Chiefs L 24–45 Mile High Stadium 1–2
51,656
4 October 8 at Cincinnati Bengals L 10–21 Riverfront Stadium 1–3
55,812
5 October 15 Minnesota Vikings L 20–23 Mile High Stadium 1–4
51,656
6 October 22 at Oakland Raiders W 30–23 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 2–4
53,551
7 October 29 Cleveland Browns L 20–27 Mile High Stadium 2–5
51,656
8 November 5 at New York Giants L 17–29 Yankee Stadium 2–6
62,689
9 November 12 at Los Angeles Rams W 16–10 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 3–6
65,398
10 November 19 Oakland Raiders L 20–37 Mile High Stadium 3–7
51,656
11 November 26 at Atlanta Falcons L 20–23 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium 3–8
58,850
12 December 3 at Kansas City Chiefs L 21–24 Arrowhead Stadium 3–9
66,725
13 December 10 San Diego Chargers W 38–13 Mile High Stadium 4–9
51,478
14 December 17 New England Patriots W 45–21 Mile High Stadium 5–9
51,656

Standings

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Oakland Raiders 10 3 1 .750 365 248 W-6
Kansas City Chiefs 8 6 0 .571 287 254 W-3
Denver Broncos 5 9 0 .357 325 350 W-2
San Diego Chargers 4 9 1 .321 264 344 L-3

References

External links

  • 1972 Denver Broncos on Pro Football Reference

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