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  • Sat., Jan. 21, 2017 1:00 PM MST East-West Shrine Game East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • Sat., Jan. 28, 2017 12:30 PM MST Senior Bowl Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
  • Sun., Jan. 29, 2017 6:00 PM MST NFL Pro Bowl NFL Pro Bowl, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
  • Sun., Feb. 05, 2017 4:30 PM MST Super Bowl LI Super Bowl LI, NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
  • Wed., Feb. 15, 2017 12:00 AM MST First day to designate Franchise or Transition players First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
  • Tue., Feb. 28, 2017 12:00 AM MST Combine Timing and Testing The Combine begins in Indianapolis and runs through March 6.
  • Wed., Mar. 01, 2017 2:00 PM MST Deadline to designate Francise or Transition Players Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
  • Tue., Mar. 07, 2017 12:00 AM MST Teams may negotiate with their own Unrestricted Free Agents

    During the period beginning at 12 noon, New York time, on March 7th and ending at 3:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9th, clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents upon the expiration of their 2016 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9.

    During the above two-day negotiating period, no direct contact is permitted between a prospective unrestricted free agent and any employee or representative of a club, other than the player’s current club.

  • Thu., Mar. 09, 2017 12:00 AM MST 2017 League Year and Free Agency begin

    The 2017 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.

    The first day of the 2017 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9. Clubs will receive a personnel notice that will include all transactions submitted to the League office during the period between 4:00 p.m., New York time, and 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9.

    Trading period for 2017 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2016 contracts.

  • Sun., Mar. 26, 2017 12:00 AM MDT Annual League Meeting Annual League Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.


Click the cover image below to view or download a PDF of the 1971 Denver Broncos media guide. Gamebooks and flipcards from select games can also be viewed or downloaded by clicking the links in the results below. Depending on your browser speed, media guide files may take several minutes to download.


1971 (4-9-1)
Head Coach: Lou Saban (9) / Jerry Smith (5)
AFC West Finish: 4th
Home Stadium: Mile High Stadium


Day/Date Score W/L Opponent    
Sat., Aug. 14 13-17 L Washington Redskins Gamebook Flipcard
Sat., Aug. 21 10-27 L at Atlanta Falcons Gamebook  
Sat., Aug. 28 17-33 L San Francisco 49ers Gamebook  
Sat., Sept. 4 14-7 W Minnesota Vikings Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Sept. 12 17-33 L at Chicago Bears Gamebook Flipcard
Regular Season
Day/Date Score W/L Opponent    
Sun., Sept. 19 10-10 T Miami Dolphins Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Sept. 26 13-34 L at Green Bay Packers Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Oct. 3 3-16 L Kansas City Chiefs Gamebook  
Sun., Oct. 10 16-27 L Oakland Raiders Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Oct. 17 20-16 W San Diego Chargers Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Oct. 24 27-0 W at Cleveland Browns Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Oct. 31 16-17 L at Philadelphia Eagles Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Nov. 7 20-24 L Detroit Lions Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Nov. 14 10-24 L Cincinnati Bengals Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Nov. 21 10-28 L at Kansas City Chiefs Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Nov. 28 22-10 W at Pittsburgh Steelers Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Dec. 5 6-3 W Chicago Bears Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Dec. 12 17-45 L at San Diego Chargers Gamebook Flipcard
Sun., Dec. 19 13-21 L at Oakland Raiders Gamebook Flipcard

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