1988 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Dan Reeves (8-8)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1988 Denver Broncos Roster
1988 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

Denver racked up 327 points, while the defensive squad allowed 352. John Elway led the charge, passing for 3,309 yards. Vance Johnson hauled in 68 passes for 896 yards. Mark Jackson was targeted regularly, too.

Tony Dorsett ran for a team-best 703 yards for the Broncos, while Sammy Winder also contributed to the rushing attack.

Mike Harden picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Simon Fletcher sacked quarterbacks 9 times.

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
John Elway49627455.233096.7173.4193.8863023771.4
Gary Kubiak694362.34977.257.234.36821390.1
Ken Karcher12650.012810.718.300.07400116.0
Tony Dorsett2150.073.5150.000.070097.9
Ricky Nattiel100.
Steve Sewell100.
Totals58132455.839416.8244.1223.886 32250


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Dorsett1817033.926 5
Sammy Winder1495433.635 4
John Elway542344.326 1
Steve Sewell321354.226 1
Gary Kubiak17653.815 0
Ricky Nattiel55110.229 0
Gerald Willhite13393.02
Ken Bell9364.00
Mark Jackson155.00
Jason Johnson133.00
Vance Johnson111.00
Calvin Thomas100.00
Totals46418153.935 13


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vance Johnson6889613.286 5
Mark Jackson4685218.563 6
Ricky Nattiel4657412.574 1
Steve Sewell3850713.368 5
Clarence Kay3435210.427 4
Gerald Willhite322387.415 0
Orson Mobley2121810.428 2
Sammy Winder171036.114 1
Tony Dorsett161227.616 0
Rick Massie33913.021 0
Sam Graddy13030.030 0
Jason Johnson166.00
Pat Kelly144.00
Totals324394112.286 24


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rich Karlis373697.3362363.9105


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Horan65286144.070
John Elway311739.040

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ricky Nattiel232239.724 0
Kevin Clark131158.816 0
Gerald Willhite13906.912 0
Mike Harden2147.014 0
Jason Johnson155.00
Ken Bell144.00
Totals534518.524 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Bell3676221.238 0
Jason Johnson1429220.934 0
Ricky Nattiel612420.725 0
Sammy Winder11111.011 0
Mike Harden199.00
Totals58119820.738 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Harden4369.034 0
Jeremiah Castille35117.033 0
Randy Robbins26633.039 0
Tyrone Braxton263.00
Rick Dennison12929.029 0
Steve Wilson177.00
Simon Fletcher144.00
Walt Bowyer111.00
Mark Haynes100.00
Totals1620012.539 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 Karlis23360105
Steve Sewell1500036
Mark Jackson0600036
Sammy Winder41000030
Vance Johnson0500030
Tony Dorsett5000030
Clarence Kay400024
Gerald Willhite20000012
Orson Mobley200012
Ricky Nattiel01000006
John Elway10006