1961 Denver Broncos Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 3-11
Finishing 3rd in the AFL's West Division
Coach: Frank Filchock (3-11)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1961 Denver Broncos Roster
1961 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the American Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 3 wins and 11 losses, finishing third in the AFL's West Division. Frank Filchock coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Frank Tripucka34416748.516904.9102.9216.18747.3
George Herring2119344.111605.552.42210.45430.0
Gene Mingo8450.013617.0225.000.052135.4
Donnie Stone2150.0189.0150.000.018120.8
Lionel Taylor200.000.000.0150.000.0
Al Frazier100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Donnie Stone1275054.034 4
Fred Bukaty761872.545 5
Dave Ames191146.026 0
Al Frazier231104.843 0
George Herring15744.920 2
Gene Mingo18512.815 0
Jerry Sturm8313.90
Al Carmichael15241.60
Jerry Traynham6122.00
James Stinnette1880.40
Buddy Allen3-4-1.30
Frank Tripucka4-8-2.00
Totals33211043.345 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lionel Taylor100117611.852 4
Al Frazier4779917.087 6
Donnie Stone383449.137 4
Gene Prebola2934912.054 1
Fred Bukaty14946.713 0
James Stinnette11585.315 1
Gene Mingo811013.869 2
Dave Ames6203.30
Al Carmichael5234.614 0
Jack Hill4338.215 0
Jerry Sturm2-1-0.50
Jerry Traynham1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals265300411.387 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jack Hill1616100.015533.331
Gene Mingo1111100.010330.020


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
George Herring80314939.463

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Al Frazier1823112.855 1
Al Carmichael7588.329 0
Dave Ames2178.513 0
Bob McNamara4174.20
Gene Mingo111.00
Totals3232410.155 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Al Frazier1850428.090 1
Al Carmichael1631019.431 0
Dave Ames1224020.030 0
Donnie Stone921523.976 0
Gene Mingo412030.030 0
Fred Bukaty34113.720 0
Goose Gonsoulin13434.034 0
Jack Hill12323.023 0
Gene Prebola188.00
James Stinnette166.00
Totals66150122.790 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Phil Nugent77711.030 0
Goose Gonsoulin67612.738 0
Jim McMillin55611.226 0
Bob McNamara38528.334 0
Bob Hudson3165.313 0
James Stinnette14040.040 0
Pat Lamberti155.00
Totals2635513.740 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Al Frazier0611000150
Donnie Stone44000048
Fred Bukaty500000132
Gene Mingo0200311032
Jack Hill00516031
Lionel Taylor400024
George Herring200012
Gene Prebola1000018
James Stinnette01000006
Chuck Gavin10006