1965 Denver Broncos Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 4-10
Finishing 4th in the AFL's West Division
Coach: Mac Speedie (4-10)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1965 Denver Broncos Roster
1965 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the American Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 4 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the AFL's West Division.

Denver scored 303 points, while the porous defense allowed 392. John McCormick passed for 1,292 yards. Lionel Taylor paced pass catchers, hauling in 85 passes for 1,131 yards.

Cookie Gilchrist ran for a team-best 954 yards for the Broncos.

Goose Gonsoulin intercepted 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Mac Speedie coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
John McCormick25310340.712925.172.8145.59043.5
Mickey Slaughter1477551.08645.964.1128.25148.7
Jacky Lee804455.06928.656.233.86689.2
Abner Haynes100.
Wendell Hayes100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cookie Gilchrist2529543.844 6
Wendell Hayes1305264.043 5
Abner Haynes411664.047 3
Bob Scarpitto49423.544 0
Mickey Slaughter20753.813 0
Odell Barry2199.511 0
Jacky Lee210.50
John McCormick1-2-2.0-2 0
Al Denson1-4-4.0-4 0
Totals45318294.047 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lionel Taylor85113113.363 6
Bob Scarpitto3258518.390 5
Abner Haynes262168.371 2
Hewritt Dixon2535414.259 2
Wendell Hayes2429412.266 2
Cookie Gilchrist181548.629 1
Al Denson910211.319 0
Odell Barry2115.50
Bob McCullough111.00
Totals222284812.890 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gary Kroner3232100.0291344.871


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bob Scarpitto67283342.374
John McCormick14545.045

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Odell Barry2121010.038 0
Abner Haynes141218.657 1
Gerry Bussell22412.021 0
Totals373559.657 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Abner Haynes3490126.560 0
Odell Barry2661123.564 0
Gerry Bussell510320.632 0
Wendell Hayes49323.230 0
Paul Carmichael11515.015 0
Hewritt Dixon188.00
Totals71173124.464 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Goose Gonsoulin69115.232 0
John Griffin410927.244 1
Nemiah Wilson311839.365 1
Ed Cooke33612.028 0
Miller Farr22211.017 0
Willie Brown2189.018 0
John McGeever13636.036 0
John Bramlett12525.025 1
Jerry Hopkins177.00
Tom Erlandson133.00
Chuck Janerette100.00
Totals2546518.665 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Gary Kroner1332071
Wendell Hayes520000144
Cookie Gilchrist6100042
Lionel Taylor600036
Abner Haynes321000036
Bob Scarpitto0500030
Hewritt Dixon2000012
John Griffin1100012
John Bramlett1100012
Nemiah Wilson10006
Goose Gonsoulin000012


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