Denver Broncos

Denver Broncos

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Standings Prediction

Will stay at #2
The Broncos will hold their position in their division.
NFL #8/16
IronRank #12/16
AFC West
NFL #2/4
IronRank #2/4

Broncos Schedule

2018-2019 Season
Date Opponent Prediction Result
Week 1
Sunday, Sep 9
Seattle Seahawks vs Seahawks LOSS 27-24 WIN
Week 2
Sunday, Sep 16
Oakland Raiders vs Raiders WIN 20-19 WIN
Week 3
Sunday, Sep 23
Baltimore Ravens at Ravens LOSS 27-14 LOSS
Week 4
Monday, Oct 1
Kansas City Chiefs vs Chiefs LOSS 23-27 LOSS
Week 5
Sunday, Oct 7
New York Jets at Jets LOSS
Week 6
Sunday, Oct 14
Los Angeles Rams vs Rams LOSS
Week 7
Thursday, Oct 18
Arizona Cardinals at Cardinals LOSS
Week 8
Sunday, Oct 28
Kansas City Chiefs at Chiefs LOSS
Week 9
Sunday, Nov 4
Houston Texans vs Texans WIN
Week 11
Sunday, Nov 18
at Chargers LOSS
Week 12
Sunday, Nov 25
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Steelers LOSS
Week 13
Sunday, Dec 2
Cincinnati Bengals at Bengals LOSS
Week 14
Sunday, Dec 9
San Francisco 49ers at 49ers LOSS
Week 15
Saturday, Dec 15
Cleveland Browns vs Browns WIN
Week 16
Monday, Dec 24
Oakland Raiders at Raiders LOSS
Week 17
Sunday, Dec 30
vs Chargers LOSS

Predicted Ranking for 2018-19 Season

div. rank
conf. rank


How the Broncos compare to the teams within their conference


#12 Broncos
Great passing by the Broncos:
324 yds Sep 9, 2018 vs Seahawks
226 yds Dec 31, 2017 vs Chiefs
366 yds Oct 15, 2017 vs Giants


#2 Broncos
Great rushing by the Broncos:
177 yds Oct 30, 2017 at Chiefs
111 yds Sep 24, 2017 at Bills
178 yds Sep 17, 2017 vs Cowboys

red zone performance

#16 Broncos
Great red zone performance by the Broncos:
67% Oct 1, 2018 vs Chiefs
67% Nov 19, 2017 vs Bengals
100% Sep 17, 2017 vs Cowboys

scoring points

#16 Broncos
High points scored by the Broncos:
23 pts Oct 1, 2018 vs Chiefs
23 pts Nov 5, 2017 at Eagles
19 pts Oct 30, 2017 at Chiefs

Broncos Stats

How the Broncos compare to the teams within their conference
Passing Offense
of 32
Rushing Offense
of 32
Red Zone Efficiency
of 32
Fumbles Caused
of 32
of 32
of 32

Iron Rank Over Time

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The Denver Broncos are members of the American Football Conference in the NFL. The franchise came into existence in 1960 as a charter member of the upstart American Football League. Bob Howsam who had owned the Denver Bears of the Continental Baseball League, which was to be a third major league, founded the Broncos. The Continental League folded in 1959 and left Howsam with a stadium in Denver but no team to play in it. So, he decided to form the Denver Broncos, who began playing in 1960 in the AFL. The Broncos struggled during the 1960’s and were the only club to never appear in the AFL Championship game.

During the 1970’s, the franchise moved from the old Bears Stadium into Mile High Stadium. This move was due to the AFL/NFL merger in 1970. The NFL required its teams to play in stadiums which have capacities of at least 50,000 for football games. The new stadium was funded by the city and by donations -- the team’s players went door to door in Colorado and surrounding states fundraising for the stadium project. 

In 1977, the Broncos appeared in the first of their seven Super Bowls, losing the game to the Dallas Cowboys. However, this was the beginning of four decades of consistent winning for the Broncos, which few other teams have matched. It was also during this era that the famous nickname “Orange Crush” emerged, referring to the Broncos team colors and their crushing defensive style of play.

During the 1980’s, the franchise won three FC titles led by quarterback John Elway. Elway holds many NFL records and is regarded as one of the top QBs of all time. Though the franchise failed to win a Super Bowl during the 1980’s, they would win two consecutive titles in 1997 and 1998. At this time, running back Terrell Davis was one of the NFL’s top rushers. In the ’97 Super Bowl, Davis overcame a migraine headache and rushed for 157 yards while scoring three touchdowns. The following season, he became just the fourth player in NFL history to gain 2,000 rushing yards in a single regular season. 

The 1998 season was John Elway’s last in the NFL and the Broncos successfully defended their Super Bowl title that year. The club would not make it back to the Super Bowl until 2014. This time it was Payton Manning as QB who the Broncos acquired from the Colts the previous season. Manning dominated the regular season breaking the record for touchdown passes and winning the MVP.  However, the Broncos suffered a crushing loss to the Seattle Sea Hawks in the Super Bowl.

In 2011, the Broncos began playing their home games at Invesco at Mile High. The stadium was funded mainly through the city of Denver and has the same capacity of the original Mile High Stadium.


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