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1993 Denver Broncos season

 

1993 Denver Broncos season

1993 Denver Broncos season
Head coach Wade Phillips
General manager John Beake
Owner Pat Bowlen
Home field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 9–7
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish Lost AFC Wild Card
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1992 1994 >

The 1993 Denver Broncos season was the team's 34th year in professional football and its 24th with the National Football League.

1993 was the first year for new head coach Wade Phillips, who had been the team's defensive coordinator since 1989.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
    • NFL Draft 1.1
  • Personnel 2
    • Staff 2.1
    • Roster 2.2
  • Regular season 3
    • Schedule 3.1
  • Season summary 4
    • Week 1 4.1
  • Standings 5
  • Postseason 6
    • AFC Wild Card Game 6.1
  • Awards and records 7
    • Milestones 7.1
  • References 8
  • External links 9

Offseason

After the 1992 season, Broncos owner Pat Bowlen fired head coach Dan Reeves, who had helmed the franchise for a dozen years. The team promoted defensive coordinator Wade Phillips—son of former Oilers and Saints coach Bum Phillips—to head coach.[1]

NFL Draft

Personnel

Staff

[2]

Roster

[3]

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 5, 1993 at New York Jets W 26–20
68,130
2 September 12, 1993 San Diego Chargers W 34–17
75,074
3 September 20, 1993 at Kansas City Chiefs L 15–7
78,453
4 Bye
5 October 3, 1993 Indianapolis Colts W 35–13
74,953
6 October 10, 1993 at Green Bay Packers L 30–27
58,943
7 October 18, 1993 Los Angeles Raiders L 23–20
75,712
8 Bye
9 October 31, 1993 Seattle Seahawks W 28–17
73,644
10 November 7, 1993 at Cleveland Browns W 29–14
77,818
11 November 14, 1993 Minnesota Vikings L 26–23
67,329
12 November 21, 1993 Pittsburgh Steelers W 37–13
74,840
13 November 28, 1993 at Seattle Seahawks W 17–9
57,812
14 December 5, 1993 at San Diego Chargers L 13–10
60,233
15 December 12, 1993 Kansas City Chiefs W 27–21
75,822
16 December 18, 1993 at Chicago Bears W 13–3
53,056
17 December 26, 1993 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–10
73,434
18 January 2, 1994 at Los Angeles Raiders L 33–30
66,904

Season summary

Week 1

1 2 3 4 Total
• Broncos 6 7 13 0 26
Jets 0 6 0 14 20
  • Date: September 5
  • Location: Giants Stadium
  • Game start: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game attendance: 68,130
  • Game weather: 76°F; wind 7

[4]

Standings

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(3) Kansas City Chiefs 11 5 0 .688 328 291 W1
(4) Los Angeles Raiders 10 6 0 .625 306 326 W1
(5) Denver Broncos 9 7 0 .563 373 284 L2
San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .500 322 290 W2
Seattle Seahawks 6 10 0 .375 280 314 L1

Postseason

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wild-Card January 9, 1994 at Los Angeles Raiders L 42–24
65,314

AFC Wild Card Game

Awards and records

  • John Elway, Franchise Record, Most Passing Yards in One Season, 4,030 Yards [5]

Milestones

References

  1. ^ Phillips was fired after the 1994 season after finishing with a 7–9 record.
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-Sep-24.
  5. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 44

External links

  • Broncos on Pro Football Reference
  • Broncos Schedule on jt-sw.com
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