Team Facts

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
August 14, 1959 as Charter Member of AFL

First Season:
1960

Stadium:
Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Super Bowl Championships:
XXXII, XXXIII, 50

AFC Championships:
1977, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1997, 1998, 2013, 2015

AFC Western Division Championships:
1977, 1978, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1998

AFC West Division Championships:
2005, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2017 Season)
488-411-10

AFL Record:
39-97-4

NFL Record:
449-314-6

Retired Uniform Numbers:
#7 John Elway
#18 Frank Tripucka
#44 Floyd Little 
 

 

  • First Regular-Season Game: A 13-10 victory over the Boston Patriots in the AFL's first regular season game, 9/9/60.
  • First Regular-Season Game Attendance: 18,372
  • First Regular-Season Touchdown: A 59-yard pass from Frank Tripucka to Al Carmichael vs. the Boston Patriots, 9/9/60.
  • First Winning Season: 1973 (7-5-2).
  • First Playoff Appearance: A 34-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1977 Divisional Playoff game, 12/24/77.
  • First Super Bowl Appearance: A 27-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl XII, 1/15/78.
  • First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Don Stone, 104 yards vs. the San Diego Chargers, 10/6/63.
  • First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Floyd Little, 1,133 yards (1971).
  • First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Frank Tripucka, 447 yards vs. the Buffalo Bills, 9/15/62.
  • First Super Bowl Win: A win over the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII, 1/25/98.
  • Most Career Rushing Yards: Terrell Davis, 7,607 yards (1995-2001).
  • Most Career Passing Yards: John Elway, 51,475 yards (1983-1998).
  • Most Career Receptions: Rod Smith, 849 receptions (1995-2006).
  • All-Time Leading Scorer: Jason Elam, 1,786 points (1993-2007).
  • Most Lopsided Win: A 46-3 victory over the New York Jets, 9/19/76.
  • Original Uniform Colors: Seal brown and light gold.
  • Coldest Game in Team History: Zero degrees (-30 wind chill), 12/18/83 at Kansas City.



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