1972 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
5-9-0 0-0 4472 2634 1838 34 237 3851 2183 1668 22 251
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The Denver Broncos' thirteenth season was in 1972, playing their home games at Mile High Stadium. During the offseason they hired John Ralston to lead the team. Ralston had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1972 season. They finished the season 5-9-0, 3-4-0 at home and 2-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Houston Oilers 30-17
Week 2 @ San Diego Chargers 14-37
Week 3 Kansas City Chiefs 24-45
Week 4 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10-21
Week 5 Minnesota Vikings 20-23
Week 6 @ Oakland Raiders 30-23
Week 7 Cleveland Browns 20-27
Week 8 @ New York Giants 17-29
Week 9 @ Los Angeles Rams 16-10
Week 10 Oakland Raiders 20-37
Week 11 @ Atlanta Falcons 20-23
Week 12 @ Kansas City Chiefs 21-24
Week 13 San Diego Chargers 38-13
Week 14 New England Patriots 45-21

Coaches

Head Coach: John Ralston Offensive Coordinator: Max Coley Defensive Coordinator: Joe Collier Wide Receivers Coach: Dick Coury Offensive Line Coach: Jerry Frei, Myrel Moore Offensive Backfield Coach: Max Coley Defensive Line Coach: Richard "Doc" Urich Linebackers Coach: Bob Gambold Special Teams Coach: Myrel Moore