All-Time Greats: John Elway, Terrell Davis, Rod Smith, Jason Elam
Rival Teams: Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks
Denver's most successful professional sports team is arguably the Broncos. Having appeared in eight Super Bowls and won three, the Broncos have seen major success in three different decades. However, the team was hardly successful out of the gate when it debuted in the American Football League in 1960. The Broncos finally got their first winning record in the 1973 season. By this time, they were in the National Football League. Denver advanced to its first Super Bowl in 1977; however, the team lost to the Dallas Cowboys. In the '80s, quarterback John Elway led Denver to three Super Bowl appearances, all of which were losses. The Broncos wouldn't win the big game under Elway until 1997. He followed this with a second straight title in 1998. The third Super Bowl win came in 2015 during quarterback Peyton Manning's reign. Want to see the next generation of Broncos as they compete for greatness? Tickets to Denver Broncos games are available at StubHub.
What was the Denver Broncos’ record last season?
The Denver Broncos went 5–11 for a last-place finish in the AFC West Division in 2020. Since its founding in 1960, the team has won 488 games overall to 434 losses and 10 ties.
Who are the all-time team leaders?
The Denver Broncos’ all-time passing record is held by John Elway. The rushing record is held by Terrell Davis. Both players have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The all-time receiving record is held by Rod Smith. The lead scorer for the Broncos is Jason Elam. The head coach who won the most games is Mike Shanahan. His all-time record is 138–86.
Who is the head coach for the Denver Broncos?
The head coach for the Denver Broncos is Vic Fangio. Coach Fangio has 40 years of coaching experience, which includes work with the Chicago Bears, the San Francisco 49ers, the Houston Texans, the Indianapolis Colts and the Carolina Panthers. Coach Fangio also worked with the Stanford University college team. He was named head coach of the Broncos in 2019.
Where do the Denver Broncos play home games?
You can catch Denver Broncos home games at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium. Based in the mountainous area of Colorado, the Mile High Stadium is at an elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level. Attendees can enjoy the beautiful Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountains off in the distance. The Mile High Stadium can accommodate up to 76,125 fans. This capacity includes 144 luxury suites and 8,200 seats in the club. The stadium opened in 2001 and cost over $400 million to build.
Who are the Denver Broncos' biggest rivals?
The biggest rival team to the Denver Broncos is currently the Kansas City Chiefs. Their rivalry goes back to 1998 when the Broncos beat the Chiefs at the Arrowhead Stadium and advanced to the AFC Championship. Following that, the Broncos won its first Super Bowl. The Oakland Raiders is also a rival team and fellow member of the AFC West. These teams play twice a year in the regular season. Aside from these divisional rivals, the Broncos has multiple rivals due to postseason matchups. For example, the New England Patriots has faced the Broncos five times in the playoffs. Denver has won four of those games. Finally, the Seattle Seahawks is a rival team because it defeated the Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII.