1969 Denver Broncos Season
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1969 Denver Broncos Season

1969 Denver Broncos season
Head coachLou Saban
General managerLou Saban
Home fieldMile High Stadium
Results
Record5-8-1
Division place4th AFL West
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1969 Denver Broncos season was the team's tenth season as a franchise, and their final season in the American Football League (AFL) before the league merged with the National Football League (NFL). Denver finished the regular season with a record of 5-8-1, 4th place in the AFL West for the seventh straight season.

Offseason

NFL draft

1969 Denver Broncos draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
2 36 Grady Cavness  DB UTEP
3 61 Bill Thompson *  DB Maryland State
3 63 John Kohler  OT South Dakota
4 84 Mike Schnitker  LB Colorado
4 88 Edward Hayes  DB Morgan State
5 113 Frank Quayle  RB Virginia
6 131 Wandy Williams  RB Hofstra
6 140 Mike Coleman  RB Tampa
7 165 Al Giffin  TE Auburn
9 217 Henry Jones  RB Grambling State
10 244 Jim Smith  DB Utah State
11 270 Alan Pastrana  QB Maryland
12 296 Wes Plummer  DB Arizona State
13 321 John Sias  LB Georgia Tech
14 348 Gary Crane  LB Arkansas State
15 373 Errol Kahoun  G Miami (OH)
16 400 Billy Woods  DB North Texas State
17 425 Buster O'Brien  QB Richmond
      Made roster    +   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Undrafted free agents

1969 Undrafted Free Agents of note
Player Position College
George Burrell Defensive back Penn
Ken Criter Linebacker Wisconsin

Personnel

Staff

Roster

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 14 Boston Patriots W 35-7 Mile High Stadium 1-0
43,482
2 September 21 New York Jets W 21-19 Mile High Stadium 2-0
50,583
3 September 28 at Buffalo Bills L 28-41 War Memorial Stadium 2-1
40,302
4 October 5 Kansas City Chiefs L 13-26 Mile High Stadium 2-2
50,564
5 October 12 Oakland Raiders L 14-24 Mile High Stadium 2-3
49,511
6 October 19 at Cincinnati Bengals W 30-23 Nippert Stadium 3-3
27,920
7 October 26 at Houston Oilers L 21-24 Astrodome 3-4
45,348
8 November 2 San Diego Chargers W 13-0 Mile High Stadium 4-4
45,511
9 November 9 at Oakland Raiders L 10-41 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 4-5
54,416
10 November 16 Houston Oilers T 20-20 Mile High Stadium 4-5-1
45,002
11 November 23 at San Diego Chargers L 24-45 San Diego Stadium 4-6-1
34,664
12 November 27 at Kansas City Chiefs L 17-31 Municipal Stadium 4-7-1
48,773
13 December 7 at Miami Dolphins L 24-27 Miami Orange Bowl 4-8-1
25,332
14 December 14 Cincinnati Bengals W 27-16 Mile High Stadium 5-8-1
42,198

Standings

AFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Oakland Raiders 12 1 1 .923 7-1 377 242 W6
Kansas City Chiefs 11 3 0 .786 5-3 359 177 L1
San Diego Chargers 8 6 0 .571 2-6 288 276 W4
Denver Broncos 5 8 1 .385 3-5 297 344 W1
Cincinnati Bengals 4 9 1 .308 3-5 280 367 L5

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.


References

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