1966 Denver Broncos Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 4-10
Finishing 4th in the AFL's West Division
Coach: Ray Malavasi (4-8)
Coach: Mac Speedie (0-2)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1966 Denver Broncos Roster
1966 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the American Football League ended the 1966 season with a record of 4 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the AFL's West Division.

The Broncos scored only 196 points, worst in the league, while the leaky defense allowed 381. Max Choboian tossed for 1,110 yards. Abner Haynes hauled in 46 passes, while Al Denson accumulated 725 receiving yards. Lionel Taylor provided receiving help, too.

Wendell Hayes ran for a team-best 417 yards for Denver.

Goldie Sellers and Willie Brown each picked off 3 errant tosses from the opposition.

Ray Malavasi and Mac Speedie coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Max Choboian1638250.311106.842.5127.47949.9
John McCormick1936835.29935.163.1157.86430.9
Mickey Slaughter25728.01245.014.000.06761.1
Scotty Glacken11654.5847.619.100.022109.7
Tobin Rote8337.5405.000.0112.52014.6
Abner Haynes200.000.000.02100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wendell Hayes1054174.056 1
Abner Haynes1293042.420 2
Charley Mitchell701992.821 0
Bob Scarpitto411027.563 1
Darrell Lester34842.510 0
Max Choboian21452.112 2
Mickey Slaughter11010.010 0
Mike Kellogg630.50
John McCormick420.50
Scotty Glacken2-1-0.50
Totals37611733.163 6


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Abner Haynes4648010.452 1
Al Denson3672520.165 3
Lionel Taylor3544812.829 1
Bob Scarpitto2133516.062 4
Charley Mitchell1423917.179 2
Wendell Hayes8496.129 0
Darrell Lester22613.021 1
Eric Crabtree13838.038 0
Jason Franci188.00
Mike Kellogg155.00
Lonnie Wright1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals166235114.279 12


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gary Kroner2020100.0251456.062


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bob Scarpitto77348045.270

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Abner Haynes1011911.942 0
Lew Scott7568.021 0
Goldie Sellers6498.217 0
Nemiah Wilson2105.010 0
Darrell Lester111.00
Totals262359.042 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Goldie Sellers1954128.5100 2
Nemiah Wilson1030930.9100 1
Lew Scott928231.377 0
Abner Haynes922925.443 0
Eric Crabtree512925.832 0
Charley Mitchell35518.326 0
Darrell Lester11111.011 0
Jerry Sturm122.00
Jerry Inman100.00
Totals58155826.9100 3


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Brown33712.331 0
Goldie Sellers3248.024 0
Archie Matsos2105.00
Jerry Hopkins294.50
Lonnie Wright11515.015 0
John Bramlett11212.012 0
Nemiah Wilson122.00
Totals131098.431 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
Gary Kroner1420062
Bob Scarpitto14000132
Abner Haynes210000018
Al Denson300018
Goldie Sellers02000012
Max Choboian200012
Charley Mitchell02000012
Nemiah Wilson0100006
John Bramlett010006
Darrell Lester01000006
Wendell Hayes100006
Lionel Taylor10006