1961 Denver Broncos

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1961 Denver Broncos

What was the record of the 1961 Denver Broncos?

The Denver Broncos finished the regular season with a 3-11 record. They went 2-5 at home and 1-6 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Denver Broncos play in?

The 1961 Denver Broncos played in the West Division of the American Football League.

What was the division record of the 1961 Denver Broncos?

During the regular season, the 1961 Denver Broncos went 1-5 against their AFL West opponents.

What was the 1961 Denver Broncos record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Oakland Raiders 1-1 50% -11
Dallas Texans 0-2 0% -35
San Diego Chargers 0-2 0% -40

What was the 1961 Denver Broncos record by month?

The 1961 Denver Broncos had their best month in October, when they went 2-3 and had a 40% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 0-2 and lost all their games.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 1-2 33.3% -23
October 2-3 40% -38
November 0-4 0% -88
December 0-2 0% -32

Did the 1961 Denver Broncos make the Playoffs?

There was no playoffs in the 1961 season.

What was the point differential for the 1961 Denver Broncos?

The Denver Broncos finished the regular season with a point differential of -181. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Broncos could have been expected to have about 3.0 wins, or a 3-11 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Denver Broncos perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1961 Denver Broncos went 1-4. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Broncos went 1-1.

How did the 1961 Denver Broncos perform in overtime games?

The 1961 Denver Broncos did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Denver Broncos?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Denver Broncos was a 2 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Denver Broncos?

The longest losing streak that the Denver Broncos had during the 1961 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1961 Denver Broncos Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 10, 1961 @ Buffalo Bills Win 22 - 10
2 Sat, Sep 16, 1961 @ Boston Patriots Loss 17 - 45
3 Sun, Sep 24, 1961 @ New York Titans Loss 28 - 35
4 Sun, Oct 1, 1961 @ Oakland Raiders Loss 19 - 33
5 Sun, Oct 8, 1961 vs Dallas Texans Loss 12 - 19
6 Sun, Oct 15, 1961 vs Oakland Raiders Win 27 - 24
7 Sun, Oct 22, 1961 vs New York Titans Win 27 - 10
8 Sun, Oct 29, 1961 @ San Diego Chargers Loss 0 - 37
9 Sun, Nov 5, 1961 vs Houston Oilers Loss 14 - 55
10 Sun, Nov 12, 1961 vs San Diego Chargers Loss 16 - 19
11 Sun, Nov 19, 1961 vs Buffalo Bills Loss 10 - 23
12 Sun, Nov 26, 1961 @ Houston Oilers Loss 14 - 45
13 Sun, Dec 3, 1961 vs Boston Patriots Loss 24 - 28
14 Sun, Dec 10, 1961 @ Dallas Texans Loss 21 - 49

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