1996 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 13-3
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Mike Shanahan (13-3)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1996 Denver Broncos Roster
1996 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 13 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Denver piled up points with 391 points, while the defense yielded 275. John Elway triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,328 yards. Shannon Sharpe paced all receivers, hauling in 80 passes for 1,062 yards.

Terrell Davis ran for a team-best 1,538 yards for the Broncos.

Tyrone Braxton intercepted 9 errant tosses from the opposition. Alfred Williams topped pass rushers with 13 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 40 sacks.

Mike Shanahan coached the team. The 1996 Denver Broncos lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
John Elway46628761.633287.1265.6143.0512619489.2
Bill Musgrave523159.62765.300.023.84643257.9
Jeff Lewis17952.9583.400.015.9111735.9
Aaron Craver100.
Totals53632761.036626.8264.9173.251 31233


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terrell Davis34515384.571 13
Vaughn Hebron492625.347 0
John Elway502495.022 4
Aaron Craver592323.928 2
Anthony Miller33913.026 1
Jeff Lewis4399.818 0
Reggie Rivers263.00
Rod Smith111.00
Bill Musgrave12-4-0.30
Totals52523624.571 20


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Shannon Sharpe80106213.351 10
Anthony Miller5673513.146 3
Ed McCaffrey4855311.539 7
Aaron Craver392977.639 1
Terrell Davis363108.623 2
Rod Smith1623714.849 2
Mike Sherrard1618511.625 1
Dwayne Carswell15855.711 0
Byron Chamberlain1212910.817 0
Vaughn Hebron7436.111 0
Todd Kinchen12727.027 0
Reggie Rivers1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals327366211.251 26


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jason Elam4646100.0282175.0109


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Tom Rouen65271441.857

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Todd Kinchen2630011.540 0
Rod Smith2328312.336 0
Totals4958311.940 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vaughn Hebron45109924.459 0
Byron Chamberlain34916.321 0
Rod Smith12929.029 0
Patrick Jeffers11818.018 0
Totals50119523.959 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tyrone Braxton912814.269 1
Steve Atwater3113.711 0
Bill Romanowski310.30
Ray Crockett23417.034 0
Lionel Washington2178.523 0
Tory James2157.515 0
Randy Hilliard12727.027 0
John Mobley188.00
Totals2324110.569 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
Jason Elam21460109
Terrell Davis13200090
Shannon Sharpe1000060
Ed McCaffrey700042
John Elway400024
Anthony Miller1300024
Aaron Craver2100018
Rod Smith020000012
Tyrone Braxton10006
Mike Sherrard10006