1968 Denver Broncos Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 5-9
Finishing 4th in the AFL's West Division
Coach: Lou Saban (5-9)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1968 Denver Broncos Roster
1968 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the American Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses, finishing fourth in the AFL's West Division.

The Broncos chalked up 255 points, but the wobbly defensive unit surrendered 404. Marlin Briscoe threw for 1,589 yards. Eric Crabtree hauled in 35 passes for 601 yards. Al Denson contributed to the receiving game as well.

Floyd Little ran for a team-best 584 yards for Denver.

Pete Jaquess picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Lou Saban coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Marlin Briscoe2249341.515897.1146.2135.86662.9
Steve Tensi1194840.37096.054.286.77246.5
Jim LeClair542750.04017.411.959.35042.3
John McCormick19842.1894.700.015.31834.8
Mike Haffner11100.01818.000.000.018118.8
Joe DiVito6116.7162.700.000.01639.6
Fran Lynch2150.042.000.000.0456.3
Floyd Little200.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals42717941.928266.6204.7276.372 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Floyd Little1585843.755 3
Marlin Briscoe413087.534 3
Fran Lynch662213.319 4
Garrett Ford411864.523 1
Brendan McCarthy28893.212 0
Terry Erwin24763.20
Ron Lamb22632.917 0
Jim LeClair12403.312 0
Alex Moore4225.510 0
Hub Lindsey4174.20
Billy Van Heusen166.00
Mike Haffner221.00
Steve Tensi620.30
Jim Jones1-1-1.0-1 0
Joe DiVito1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals41116143.955 11

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eric Crabtree3560117.272 5
Al Denson3458617.244 5
Tom Beer2027613.831 1
Billy Van Heusen1935318.650 3
Floyd Little1933117.466 1
Jim Jones1319014.660 2
Mike Haffner1223219.352 1
Brendan McCarthy7699.940 2
Garrett Ford6406.712 0
Fran Lynch45213.022 0
Alex Moore33511.716 0
Ron Lamb3103.310 0
Terry Erwin22110.517 0
Chip Myrtle11818.018 0
Dave Washington11212.012 0
Totals179282615.872 20

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bobby Howfield3030100.018950.057
Bob Humphreys11100.05120.04
Totals3131100.0231043.561

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Billy Van Heusen88385343.868
Joe DiVito824230.247
Totals96409542.768

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Floyd Little2426110.967 1
Charlie Greer9535.912 0
Tommy Luke3134.310 0
Pete Jaquess252.50
Totals383328.767 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Floyd Little2664925.089 0
Gus Hollomon719427.767 0
Jesse Van Stokes510621.230 0
Drake Garrett37725.730 0
Alex Moore47418.528 0
Hub Lindsey37224.029 0
Terry Erwin35518.325 0
Charlie Greer24120.532 0
Tommy Luke23417.020 0
Eric Crabtree13030.030 0
Fred Forsberg2168.012 0
Wallace Dickey11313.013 0
Pete Jaquess100.00
Totals60136122.789 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pete Jaquess56412.828 0
Charlie Greer4184.514 0
Tom Oberg3175.716 0
John Huard23517.526 0
Drake Garrett263.00
Gus Hollomon11616.016 0
Fred Forsberg166.00
Carl Cunningham133.00
Jack Lentz100.00
Totals201658.228 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
Bobby Howfield930057
Eric Crabtree5000030
Floyd Little311000030
Al Denson500030
Fran Lynch4000024
Billy Van Heusen0300018
Marlin Briscoe300018
Brendan McCarthy0200012
Jim Jones0200012
Garrett Ford100006
Mike Haffner010006
Tom Beer10006
Bob Humphreys1104
Chip Myrtle000012
Totals11201000001031001255