1967 Denver Broncos season
The 1967 Denver Broncos season was the eighth season for the team in the American Football League (AFL). The team posted a record of three wins and eleven losses. They finished last in the AFL's Western division. Floyd Little was team captain in his rookie season.
|1967 Denver Broncos season|
|Head coach||Lou Saban|
|General manager||Lou Saban|
|Home field||Bears Stadium|
|Division place||4th AFL Western|
|Playoff finish||did not qualify|
On August 5, the Broncos played the Detroit Lions in an exhibition game. The Broncos beat the Lions by a score of 13–7 and became the first AFL team to beat an NFL team.
Before the season, the Broncos changed from orange helmets to blue helmets.
|1967 Denver Broncos staff|
|1||September 3||Boston Patriots||W 26–21||Bears Stadium||1–0|
|2||September 10||at Oakland Raiders||L 0–51||Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum||1–1|
|3||September 17||at Miami Dolphins||L 21–35||Orange Bowl||1–2|
|4||September 24||New York Jets||L 24–38||Bears Stadium||1–3|
|5||October 1||at Houston Oilers||L 6–10||Rice Stadium||1–4|
|6||October 8||Buffalo Bills||L 16–17||Bears Stadium||1–5|
|8||October 22||San Diego Chargers||L 21–38||Bears Stadium||1–6|
|9||October 29||at Kansas City Chiefs||L 9–52||Municipal Stadium||1–7|
|10||November 5||Oakland Raiders||L 17–21||Bears Stadium||1–8|
|11||November 12||Houston Oilers||L 18–20||Bears Stadium||1–9|
|12||November 19||at Buffalo Bills||W 21–20||War Memorial Stadium||2–9|
|13||November 23||at San Diego Chargers||L 20–24||San Diego Stadium||2–10|
|14||December 3||at New York Jets||W 33–24||Shea Stadium||3–10|
|16||December 17||Kansas City Chiefs||L 24–38||Bears Stadium||3–11|
|AFL Western Division|
|Kansas City Chiefs||9||5||0||.643||2–4||408||254||W3|
|San Diego Chargers||8||5||1||.615||4–2||360||352||L4|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.