1972 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: John Ralston (5-9)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1972 Denver Broncos Roster
1972 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1972 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Broncos chalked up 325 points, but the defense allowed 350. Charley Johnson passed for 1,783 yards, and Steve Ramsey spent time under center, too. Rod Sherman hauled in 38 passes for 661 yards.

Floyd Little ran for a team-best 859 yards for Denver.

Leroy Mitchell intercepted 3 errant tosses from the opposition.

John Ralston coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Charley Johnson23813255.517837.5145.9145.960128274.6
Steve Ramsey1376547.410507.732.296.6552618453.5
Floyd Little22100.04321.5150.000.03500158.3
Bobby Anderson3133.3144.7133.300.0140088.9
Mike Ernst4125.0102.500.000.0100039.6
Totals38420152.329007.6194.9236.060 38266


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Floyd Little2168594.055 9
Bobby Anderson723194.440 1
Joe Dawkins562434.319 2
Fran Lynch341644.828 2
Billy Van Heusen37625.366 1
Riley Odoms57214.427 0
Jim Krieg16363.063 0
Clem Turner5163.213 0
Steve Ramsey6152.52
Haven Moses2115.514 0
Dwight Harrison199.00
Mike Ernst144.00
Rod Sherman122.00
Charley Johnson300.00
Billy Masters3-15-5.00
Totals40918384.566 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rod Sherman3866117.455 3
Floyd Little2836713.140 4
Billy Masters2539315.727 3
Bobby Anderson232159.340 1
Riley Odoms2132015.248 1
Joe Dawkins1824213.460 0
Jerry Simmons1723513.835 2
Haven Moses1522414.933 5
Fran Lynch77510.717 0
Jim Krieg49924.837 0
Billy Van Heusen45914.825 0
Clem Turner11010.010 0
Totals201290014.460 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Turner3737100.0292069.097


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Billy Van Heusen60240840.160

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rod Sherman10898.918 0
Bill Thompson48220.559 0
Charlie Greer46716.865 1
Floyd Little8648.029 0
Mike Simone155.00
Jim Krieg133.00
Totals2831011.165 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Randy Montgomery2975626.194 1
Joe Dawkins1535723.831 0
Floyd Little34816.022 0
Fran Lynch34515.017 0
Clem Turner12525.025 0
Jim Krieg11818.018 0
Bobby Anderson11313.013 0
Steve Preece100.00
Mike Simone1-6-6.0-6 0
Totals55125622.894 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leroy Mitchell3279.027 0
Charlie Greer2189.017 0
Tom Graham2105.00
Steve Preece13030.030 0
Randy Montgomery12020.020 0
Bill Thompson144.00
Totals1010910.930 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
Jim Turner2037097
Floyd Little940000078
Haven Moses0500030
Billy Masters0300018
Rod Sherman03000018
Fran Lynch20000012
Bobby Anderson11000012
Steve Ramsey200012
Jerry Simmons200012
Joe Dawkins20000012
Charlie Greer100006
Randy Montgomery100006
Billy Van Heusen100006
Riley Odoms010006