1989 Denver Broncos schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-5-0 2-1 6121 3707 2414 39 361 5528 3563 1965 48 307
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The Denver Broncos' thirtieth season was in 1989, and it was the ninth season Dan Reeves served as the head coach of the team. The Broncos played their home games at Mile High Stadium. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC West, and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the San Francisco 49ers 55-10.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Kansas City Chiefs 34-20
Week 2 @ Buffalo Bills 28-14
Week 3 Los Angeles Raiders 31-21
Week 4 @ Cleveland Browns 13-16
Week 5 San Diego Chargers 16-10
Week 6 Indianapolis Colts 14-3
Week 7 @ Seattle Seahawks 24-21
Week 8 Philadelphia Eagles 24-28
Week 9 Pittsburgh Steelers 34-7
Week 10 @ Kansas City Chiefs 16-13
Week 11 @ Washington Redskins 14-10
Week 12 Seattle Seahawks 41-14
Week 13 @ Los Angeles Raiders 13-16
Week 14 New York Giants 7-14
Week 15 @ Phoenix Cardinals 37-0
Week 16 @ San Diego Chargers 16-19


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Pittsburgh Steelers 24-23
Conference Championship Cleveland Browns 37-21
Super Bowl vs. San Francisco 49ers 10-55

1989 Denver Broncos Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dan Reeves Offensive Coordinator: Chan Gailey Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips Special Teams Coordinator: Mike Nolan Wide Receivers Coach: Chan Gailey Offensive Line Coach: George Henshaw Running Backs Coach: Maurice "Mo" Forte Tight Ends Coach: Pete Mangurian Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Pete Mangurian Defensive Line Coach: Earl Leggett Linebackers Coach: Mike Nolan Defensive Backs Coach: Charlie Waters Special Teams Coach: Harold Richardson Special Assistant Coach: Marvin Crosby Bass Strength and Conditioning Coach: Al Miller Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Barney Chavous General Manager: John Beake Assistant to the General Manager and Head Coach: Joe DeCamillis Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Bishop Harris, Lucious Selmon