1997 Denver Broncos Schedule & Results

1997 Denver Broncos schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1997 AFC Wild Card Game
Sat 12/27 1234FINAL
Jacksonville (11-5) 0710017
Denver (12-4) 14702142
Pass
M. Brunell (JAX), 32-18-203, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 24-16-223, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
N. Means (JAX), 10-40, 1 TD
T. Davis (DEN), 31-184, 2 TD
Rec
K. McCardell (JAX), 6-55
T. Davis (DEN), 4-11
1997 AFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sun 1/4 1234FINAL
Denver (12-4) 070714
Kansas City (13-3) 0010010
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 19-10-170, 0 INT, 0 TD
E. Grbac (KC), 37-24-260, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 25-101, 2 TD
M. Allen (KC), 12-37
Rec
E. McCaffrey (DEN), 3-56
A. Rison (KC), 8-110
1997 AFC Championship Game
Sun 1/11 1234FINAL
Denver (12-4) 7170024
Pittsburgh (11-5) 770721
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 31-18-210, 1 INT, 2 TD
K. Stewart (PIT), 36-18-201, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 26-139, 1 TD
J. Bettis (PIT), 23-105, 1 TD
Rec
R. Smith (DEN), 6-87
Y. Thigpen (PIT), 6-92
Super Bowl XXXII
Sun 1/25 1234FINAL
Green Bay (13-3) 773724
Denver (12-4) 7107731
Pass
B. Favre (GB), 42-25-256, 1 INT, 3 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 22-12-123, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
D. Levens (GB), 19-90
T. Davis (DEN), 30-157, 3 TD
Rec
A. Freeman (GB), 9-126, 2 TD
S. Sharpe (DEN), 5-38

Regular Season

Sun 8/31 1234FINAL
Kansas City (0-1) 00303
Denver (1-0) 3601019
Pass
E. Grbac (KC), 25-14-115, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 28-17-246, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
G. Hill (KC), 7-92
T. Davis (DEN), 26-101, 1 TD
Rec
K. Anders (KC), 7-29
R. Smith (DEN), 5-122
Sun 9/7 1234FINAL
Denver (2-0) 10315735
Seattle (0-2) 0140014
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 26-18-197, 0 INT, 2 TD
W. Moon (SEA), 33-20-222, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 21-107, 1 TD
L. Smith (SEA), 12-54
Rec
E. McCaffrey (DEN), 8-93, 2 TD
C. Crumpler (SEA), 5-50, 1 TD
Sun 9/14 1234FINAL
St. Louis (1-2) 700714
Denver (3-0) 7771435
Pass
T. Banks (STL), 33-18-217, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 28-16-247, 1 INT, 4 TD
Rush
L. Phillips (STL), 13-60, 1 TD
T. Davis (DEN), 21-103
Rec
A. Lee (STL), 6-90
R. Smith (DEN), 4-126, 2 TD
Sun 9/21 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-2) 7010320
Denver (4-0) 01471738
Pass
J. Blake (CIN), 30-20-220, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 26-14-162, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
K. Carter (CIN), 13-104, 1 TD
T. Davis (DEN), 27-215, 1 TD
Rec
C. Pickens (CIN), 8-125
R. Smith (DEN), 7-82, 2 TD
Sun 9/28 1234FINAL
Denver (5-0) 1586029
Atlanta (0-5) 077721
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 33-18-243, 1 INT, 3 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 22-12-137, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 23-79, 1 TD
B. Hanspard (ATL), 8-67
Rec
S. Sharpe (DEN), 6-119, 1 TD
B. Emanuel (ATL), 8-58, 1 TD
Mon 10/6 1234FINAL
New England (4-1) 0130013
Denver (6-0) 14017334
Pass
D. Bledsoe (NE), 41-20-234, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 27-13-196, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Martin (NE), 15-66
T. Davis (DEN), 32-171, 2 TD
Rec
B. Coates (NE), 5-65
R. Smith (DEN), 5-130
Sun 10/19 1234FINAL
Denver (6-1) 737825
Oakland (3-4) 777728
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 46-26-309, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. George (OAK), 12-9-96, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 23-85, 2 TD
N. Kaufman (OAK), 28-227, 1 TD
Rec
S. Sharpe (DEN), 8-94
J. Jett (OAK), 3-43, 1 TD
Sun 10/26 12345F/OT
Denver (7-1) 010100323
Buffalo (4-4) 00020020
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 30-16-133, 2 INT, 0 TD
A. Van Pelt (BUF), 24-12-177, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 42-207, 1 TD
A. Smith (BUF), 16-92
Rec
T. Davis (DEN), 5-29
Q. Early (BUF), 6-91, 1 TD
Sun 11/2 1234FINAL
Seattle (5-4) 3710727
Denver (8-1) 31014330
Pass
W. Moon (SEA), 46-28-256, 0 INT, 3 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 30-19-252, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Warren (SEA), 12-55
T. Davis (DEN), 21-101
Rec
J. Galloway (SEA), 8-98
T. Davis (DEN), 6-17
Sun 11/9 1234FINAL
Carolina (5-5) 00000
Denver (9-1) 14310734
Pass
K. Collins (CAR), 29-13-141, 3 INT, 0 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 23-14-227, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
F. Lane (CAR), 8-18
T. Davis (DEN), 21-104
Rec
M. Carrier (CAR), 4-62
S. Sharpe (DEN), 8-174
Sun 11/16 1234FINAL
Denver (9-2) 3103622
Kansas City (8-3) 0147324
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 31-18-232, 0 INT, 1 TD
R. Gannon (KC), 21-11-98, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 34-127
M. Allen (KC), 16-43, 2 TD
Rec
R. Smith (DEN), 7-114
A. Rison (KC), 4-44
Mon 11/24 1234FINAL
Oakland (4-8) 03003
Denver (10-2) 01417031
Pass
J. George (OAK), 41-22-185, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 32-21-280, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
N. Kaufman (OAK), 13-53
T. Davis (DEN), 21-69, 3 TD
Rec
T. Brown (OAK), 8-55
S. Sharpe (DEN), 10-142
Sun 11/30 1234FINAL
Denver (11-2) 7217338
San Diego (4-9) 0771428
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 33-20-240, 0 INT, 3 TD
C. Whelihan (SD), 51-23-222, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 26-178, 1 TD
G. Brown (SD), 12-21, 1 TD
Rec
E. McCaffrey (DEN), 7-111, 2 TD
T. Martin (SD), 8-78, 1 TD
Sun 12/7 1234FINAL
Denver (11-3) 1473024
Pittsburgh (10-4) 7147735
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 42-17-248, 1 INT, 2 TD
K. Stewart (PIT), 29-18-303, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 21-75, 1 TD
J. Bettis (PIT), 24-125
Rec
H. Griffith (DEN), 4-18
Y. Thigpen (PIT), 6-175, 3 TD
Mon 12/15 1234FINAL
Denver (11-4) 1007017
San Francisco (13-2) 014101034
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 41-16-150, 2 INT, 0 TD
S. Young (SF), 34-22-276, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
V. Hebron (DEN), 12-64, 1 TD
T. Kirby (SF), 15-27, 1 TD
Rec
S. Sharpe (DEN), 5-60
T. Kirby (SF), 6-76
Sun 12/21 1234FINAL
San Diego (4-12) 30003
Denver (12-4) 0247738
Pass
C. Whelihan (SD), 28-15-147, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 26-17-273, 1 INT, 4 TD
Rush
K. Bynum (SD), 10-34
D. Loville (DEN), 14-66, 1 TD
Rec
T. Martin (SD), 4-46
S. Sharpe (DEN), 8-162, 1 TD

Preseason

Saturday, July 26, 1997 FINAL
Buffalo (0-1) 10
Denver (1-0) 31
Monday, August 4, 1997 FINAL
Denver (1-1) 19
Miami (1-1) 38
Saturday, August 9, 1997 FINAL
Denver (2-1) 23
Carolina (0-2) 13
Sunday, August 17, 1997 FINAL
Denver (2-2) 21
New England (2-1) 31
Saturday, August 23, 1997 FINAL
San Francisco (1-3) 17
Denver (3-2) 31

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