1976 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach John Ralston
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 9–5
Place 2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1975 1977

The 1976 Denver Broncos season was the team's 17th year in professional football and its seventh with the National Football League. The team finished the season with a winning record for the third time in the last four seasons. It was John Ralston's final season as the team's head coach.

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 12 at Cincinnati Bengals L 17–7 Riverfront Stadium 0–1
53,464
2 September 19 New York Jets W 46–3 Mile High Stadium 1–1
62,669
3 September 26 Cleveland Browns W 44–13 Mile High Stadium 2–1
62,975
4 October 3 San Diego Chargers W 26–0 Mile High Stadium 3–1
63,369
5 October 10 at Houston Oilers L 17–3 Astrodome 3–2
45,298
6 October 17 Oakland Raiders L 17–10 Mile High Stadium 3–3
63,431
7 October 24 at Kansas City Chiefs W 35–26 Arrowhead Stadium 4–3
57,961
8 October 31 at Oakland Raiders L 19–6 Oakland Coliseum 4–4
52,169
9 November 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 48–13 Mile High Stadium 5–4
62,703
10 November 14 at San Diego Chargers W 17–0 San Diego Stadium 6–4
32,017
11 November 21 New York Giants W 14–13 Mile High Stadium 7–4
63,151
12 November 28 at New England Patriots L 38–14 Schaefer Stadium 7–5
61,128
13 December 5 Kansas City Chiefs W 17–16 Mile High Stadium 8–5
58,170
14 December 12 at Chicago Bears W 28–14 Soldier Field 9–5
44,459

Standings[edit | edit source]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Oakland Raiders 13 1 0 .929 350 237
Denver Broncos 9 5 0 .643 315 206
San Diego Chargers 6 8 0 .429 248 285
Kansas City Chiefs 5 9 0 .357 290 376
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 14 0 .000 125 412

References[edit | edit source]

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