1972 Denver Broncos Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 5-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: John Ralston (5-9)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1972 Denver Broncos Roster
The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1972 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.
The Broncos chalked up 325 points, but the defense allowed 350. Charley Johnson passed for 1,783 yards, and Steve Ramsey spent time under center, too. Rod Sherman hauled in 38 passes for 661 yards.
Floyd Little ran for a team-best 859 yards for Denver.
Leroy Mitchell intercepted 3 errant tosses from the opposition.
John Ralston coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 325
Regular Season Points Against: 350
|September 17, 1972||Houston Oilers 17 at Denver Broncos 30||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 24, 1972||Denver Broncos 14 at San Diego Chargers 37||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 1, 1972||Kansas City Chiefs 45 at Denver Broncos 24||L||1-1-0||0-1-0||1-2-0|
|October 8, 1972||Denver Broncos 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 21||L||1-1-0||0-2-0||1-3-0|
|October 15, 1972||Minnesota Vikings 23 at Denver Broncos 20||L||1-2-0||0-2-0||1-4-0|
|October 22, 1972||Denver Broncos 30 at Oakland Raiders 23||W||1-2-0||1-2-0||2-4-0|
|October 29, 1972||Cleveland Browns 27 at Denver Broncos 20||L||1-3-0||1-2-0||2-5-0|
|November 5, 1972||Denver Broncos 17 at New York Giants 29||L||1-3-0||1-3-0||2-6-0|
|November 12, 1972||Denver Broncos 16 at Los Angeles Rams 10||W||1-3-0||2-3-0||3-6-0|
|November 19, 1972||Oakland Raiders 37 at Denver Broncos 20||L||1-4-0||2-3-0||3-7-0|
|November 26, 1972||Denver Broncos 20 at Atlanta Falcons 23||L||1-4-0||2-4-0||3-8-0|
|December 3, 1972||Denver Broncos 21 at Kansas City Chiefs 24||L||1-4-0||2-5-0||3-9-0|
|December 10, 1972||San Diego Chargers 13 at Denver Broncos 38||W||2-4-0||2-5-0||4-9-0|
|December 17, 1972||New England Patriots 21 at Denver Broncos 45||W||3-4-0||2-5-0||5-9-0|