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1982 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 2-7
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Dan Reeves (2-7)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1982 Denver Broncos Roster
1982 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1982 season with a record of 2 wins and 7 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Broncos netted 148 points, but the leaky defense yielded 226. Steve DeBerg passed for 1,405 yards. Rick Parros hauled in 37 passes, while Steve Watson accumulated 555 receiving yards.

Gerald Willhite ran for a team-best 347 yards for Denver, and Rick Parros also aided the ground game.

Aaron Kyle picked off 3 errant tosses from the opposition. Barney Chavous topped pass rushers with 5 sacks.

Dan Reeves coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Steve DeBerg22313158.714056.373.1114.9511613067.2
Mark Herrmann603253.34217.011.746.73944853.5
Craig Morton261869.21937.400.0311.52031951.1
Rick Upchurch000000130.0
Gerald Willhite200.000.000.0150.00000.0
Totals31118158.220196.582.6196.151 24200


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerald Willhite703475.023 2
Rick Parros772773.614 1
Sammy Winder672593.918 1
Dave Preston19814.313 0
Nathan Poole7365.120 0
Steve DeBerg8273.41
Mark Herrmann372.31
Rob Lytle221.00
Steve Watson1-4-4.0-4 0
James Wright1-4-4.0-4 0
Rick Upchurch2-10-5.0-3 0
Totals25710184.023 6


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Parros372597.024 2
Steve Watson3655515.441 2
Rick Upchurch2640715.751 3
Gerald Willhite262278.727 0
Dave Preston141349.620 0
Sammy Winder11837.522 0
Ron Egloff10969.617 0
James Wright912013.339 1
Riley Odoms88210.218 0
Wade Manning34615.330 0
Rob Lytle11010.010 0
Totals181201911.251 8


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rich Karlis161593.8131184.648


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Luke Prestridge45202645.065

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Upchurch1524216.178 2
Gerald Willhite66310.523 0
Totals2130514.578 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wade Manning1534623.134 0
Gerald Willhite1733719.826 0
Steve Wilson612320.530 0
Keith Uecker11212.012 0
Nathan Poole100.00
Totals4081820.434 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Aaron Kyle3268.714 0
Steve Wilson22211.016 0
Louis Wright2189.018 0
Mike Harden231.50
Dennis Smith12929.029 0
Tom Jackson188.00
J.T. Thomas100.00
Totals121068.829 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Barney Chavous5.00.0
Randy Gradishar2.00.0
Brison Manor2.00.0
Rulon Jones2.00.0
Dennis Smith2.00.0
Tom Jackson1.00.0
Don Latimer1.00.0
Louis Wright1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Rich Karlis1115048
Rick Upchurch03200030
Rick Parros1200018
Gerald Willhite200000012
Steve Watson0200012
Sammy Winder100006
Mark Herrmann10006
James Wright010006
Steve DeBerg10006
Barney Chavous00012
Greg Boyd00012


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