1976 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-5
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: John Ralston (9-5)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1976 Denver Broncos Roster
1976 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1976 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

Denver chalked up 315 points, while the miserly defensive unit yielded 206. Otis Armstrong ran for a team-best 1,008 yards for the Broncos.

Steve Ramsey tossed for 1,931 yards. Otis Armstrong hauled in 39 passes, while Haven Moses accumulated 498 receiving yards, while Riley Odoms was targeted regularly, too.

Tom Jackson picked off 7 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
Steve Ramsey27012847.419317.2114.1134.8713926164.9
Norris Weese472451.13146.712.1612.84394540.0
Craig Penrose361644.42657.438.338.3410062.8
Totals35316847.625107.1154.2226.271 48306


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Otis Armstrong24710084.131 5
Jon Keyworth1223492.913 3
Norris Weese231426.220 0
Lonnie Perrin371183.214 2
Jim Kiick311143.719 1
Rick Upchurch67111.825 1
Steve Ramsey13513.915 0
Riley Odoms33612.015 2
Mike Franckowiak12252.10
Billy Van Heusen12020.020 0
Jack Dolbin252.50
Craig Penrose2-3-1.5-1 0
Haven Moses1-4-4.0-4 0
Totals50019323.931 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Otis Armstrong3945711.736 1
Riley Odoms3047715.947 3
Haven Moses2549819.971 7
Jon Keyworth222019.131 1
Jack Dolbin1935418.640 1
Rick Upchurch1234028.359 1
Jim Kiick10787.819 1
Mike Franckowiak44210.511 0
Lonnie Perrin4358.815 0
John Schultz22914.516 0
Tommy Lyons1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals168251014.971 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Turner393692.3211571.481


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Norris Weese52185235.655
Billy Van Heusen31109335.352

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Upchurch3953613.792 4
Bill Thompson66010.020 0
Steve Foley5428.416 0
John Schultz122.00
Totals5164012.592 4

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Upchurch2251423.464 0
Lonnie Perrin1439127.943 0
John Schultz38227.338 0
Boyd Brown34113.714 0
Mike Franckowiak22211.014 0
Glenn Hyde11717.017 0
Harvey Goodman188.00
Totals46107523.464 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Jackson713619.446 1
John Rowser410426.041 2
Steve Foley49523.834 0
Randy Gradishar34414.731 1
Bob Swenson22613.026 0
Calvin Jones273.50
Joe Rizzo188.00
Randy Poltl100.00
Totals2442017.546 4

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 Turner1536081
Haven Moses0700042
Otis Armstrong5100036
Rick Upchurch114000036
Riley Odoms2300030
Jon Keyworth3100024
Lonnie Perrin20000012
John Rowser200012
Jim Kiick1100012
Randy Poltl010006
Randy Gradishar10006
Calvin Jones010006
Tom Jackson10006
Jack Dolbin010006