1974 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-6-1
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: John Ralston (7-6-1)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1974 Denver Broncos Roster
1974 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 7 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

Denver scored 302 points, while the defensive squad surrendered 294. Otis Armstrong powered the ground game, running for a 1,407 yards for the Broncos.

Charley Johnson threw for 1,969 yards. Riley Odoms paced all receivers, hauling in 42 passes for 639 yards. Otis Armstrong and Haven Moses were targeted regularly, too.

Calvin Jones and Bill Thompson each picked off 5 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 Johnson24413655.719698.1135.393.7733627084.5
Steve Ramsey744155.45807.856.879.54395564.0
John Hufnagel10660.0707.000.0110.0281741.7
Billy Van Heusen11100.04141.000.000.04100118.8
Totals32918455.926608.1185.5175.273 46332


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Otis Armstrong26314075.343 9
Jon Keyworth813744.630 10
Floyd Little1173122.722 1
Riley Odoms4256.231 0
John Hufnagel22211.018 0
Haven Moses2168.011 0
Oliver Ross382.70
Otto Stowe111.00
Billy Van Heusen1-1-1.0-1 0
Fran Lynch3-2-0.70
Steve Ramsey5-2-0.40
Charley Johnson4-3-0.80
Totals48621574.443 20


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Riley Odoms4263915.241 6
Otis Armstrong3840510.748 3
Haven Moses3455916.442 2
Floyd Little2934411.972 0
Billy Van Heusen1642126.373 4
Jon Keyworth121099.118 0
Jerry Simmons1016116.136 2
Otto Stowe294.51
Oliver Ross11313.013 0
Totals184266014.573 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Turner383592.1211152.468


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Billy Van Heusen75302440.361

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Thompson2635013.560 0
Charlie Greer13906.922 0
Floyd Little4348.517 0
Totals4347411.060 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Otis Armstrong1638624.141 0
Bill Thompson1332525.037 0
Floyd Little817121.431 0
Oliver Ross711716.731 0
Jon Keyworth48521.226 0
Boyd Brown35618.722 0
Ken Criter34816.020 0
Totals54118822.041 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Thompson510521.038 1
Calvin Jones5193.811 0
John Rowser45614.033 0
Ray May24020.025 0
Tom Jackson13939.039 0
Charlie Greer12323.023 0
Bill Laskey133.00
Ed Smith122.00
John Pitts122.00
Maurice Tyler100.00
Totals2228913.139 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Otis Armstrong93000072
Jim Turner1135068
Jon Keyworth100000060
Riley Odoms0600036
Billy Van Heusen0400024
Jerry Simmons200012
Haven Moses0200012
Floyd Little10000006
Bill Thompson0010006
Otto Stowe010006