John Elway

John Albert Elway
Born: June 28, 1960
Port Angeles, WA USA
Position: QB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 215
College: Stanford
High School: Granada Hills (Los Angeles, CA)
Career: 1983-1998
Drafted: 1983 in Round 1, #1 overall by the Baltimore Colts
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004

John Elway played from 1983 to 1998 during his career with the Denver Broncos. Elway threw for 51,475 yards in his career, completing 4,123 of 7,250 passes with 300 touchdowns and 226 interceptions. He also ran for 3,407 yards in 774 attempts with 33 rushing touchdowns.

Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1983NFL Denver Broncos25912347.516636.472.7145.449 2821854.9
1984NFL Denver Broncos38021456.325986.8184.7153.973 2415876.8
1985NFL Denver Broncos60532754.038916.4223.6233.865 3830770.2
1986NFL Denver Broncos50428055.634856.9193.8132.653 3223379.0
1987NFL Denver Broncos41022454.631987.8194.6122.972 2013883.4
1988NFL Denver Broncos49627455.233096.7173.4193.886 3023771.4
1989NFL Denver Broncos41622353.630517.3184.3184.369 3529873.7
1990NFL Denver Broncos50229458.635267.0153.0142.866 4331178.5
1991NFL Denver Broncos45124253.732537.2132.9122.771 4530575.4
1992NFL Denver Broncos31617455.122427.1103.2175.480 3627265.7
1993NFL Denver Broncos55134863.240307.3254.5101.863 3929392.8
1994NFL Denver Broncos49430762.134907.1163.2102.063 4630385.7
1995NFL Denver Broncos54231658.339707.3264.8142.662 2218086.4
1996NFL Denver Broncos46628761.633287.1265.6143.051 2619489.2
1997NFL Denver Broncos50228055.836357.2275.4112.278 3420387.5
1998NFL Denver Broncos35621059.028067.9226.2102.858 1813593.0
Totals7250412356.9514757.13004.12263.186 5163785


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1983NFL Denver Broncos281465.223 1
1984NFL Denver Broncos562374.221 1
1985NFL Denver Broncos512535.022 0
1986NFL Denver Broncos522574.924 1
1987NFL Denver Broncos663044.629 4
1988NFL Denver Broncos542344.326 1
1989NFL Denver Broncos482445.131 3
1990NFL Denver Broncos502585.221 3
1991NFL Denver Broncos552554.617 6
1992NFL Denver Broncos34942.82
1993NFL Denver Broncos441533.518 0
1994NFL Denver Broncos582354.122 4
1995NFL Denver Broncos411764.325 1
1996NFL Denver Broncos502495.022 4
1997NFL Denver Broncos502184.423 1
1998NFL Denver Broncos37942.516 1
Totals77434074.431 33


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1986NFL Denver Broncos12323.023 1
1991NFL Denver Broncos12424.024 0
1998NFL Denver Broncos11414.014 0
Totals36120.324 1


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1987NFL Denver Broncos13131.031
1988NFL Denver Broncos311739.040
1989NFL Denver Broncos13434.034
1990NFL Denver Broncos13737.037
1991NFL Denver Broncos13434.034

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1983NFL Denver Broncos10006
1984NFL Denver Broncos10006
1986NFL Denver Broncos1100012
1987NFL Denver Broncos400024
1988NFL Denver Broncos10006
1989NFL Denver Broncos300018
1990NFL Denver Broncos300018
1991NFL Denver Broncos6000036
1992NFL Denver Broncos200012
1994NFL Denver Broncos400024
1995NFL Denver Broncos100018
1996NFL Denver Broncos400024
1997NFL Denver Broncos10006
1998NFL Denver Broncos100006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1983NFLDenver Broncos1110
1984NFLDenver Broncos1514
1985NFLDenver Broncos1616
1986NFLDenver Broncos1616
1987NFLDenver Broncos1212
1988NFLDenver Broncos1515
1989NFLDenver Broncos1515
1990NFLDenver Broncos1616
1991NFLDenver Broncos1616
1992NFLDenver Broncos1212
1993NFLDenver Broncos1616
1994NFLDenver Broncos1414
1995NFLDenver Broncos1616
1996NFLDenver Broncos1515
1997NFLDenver Broncos1616
1998NFLDenver Broncos1312


- Pro Football Hall of Fame 1st team All-1990s Team
1987 - AP MVP
1992 - Walter Payton Man of the Year
1998 - Super Bowl MVP


1986 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1987 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1987 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1987 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1987 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1987 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1993 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1993 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1993 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1996 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1996 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1996 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1997 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)