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Ten Weird Facts About Your Denver Broncos

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Lucky 7
The Broncos’ record for consecutive wins against NFC clubs is seven games, accomplished during the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

4X40
The Broncos scored four touchdowns of at least 40 yards (two pass plays, one rushing play and one punt return) during their Monday Night Football win against Tennessee on Nov. 19, 2007, marking the first time in club history that feat was accomplished. Denver also became the first NFL team in four seasons to score four 40+yard touchdowns in the same game with its performance against the Titans.

Third time's the charm
The Broncos have started a season with a 3-0 or better record 12 times in club history, including eight times in the last 19 seasons (since 1996).

Tim Tebow wasn't the first
The Broncos have selected more players (19) from the University of Florida in the NFL Draft than from any other school in the country.


Sixty-something
The average temperature for the 553 home games in Broncos history — combined preseason, regular season and postseason through 2013 — is 60.2 degrees Fahrenheit.
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