Matt Prater was played an important piece in the team's winning streak this season. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos 2011 Highlights In Statistics

The Denver Broncos put a product out on the football field this season that was one that we will remember for a very long time. Let’s look at just a few of the team’s highlights from the regular season:

  • John Fox became the first head coach in team history to win a division title in his first year as head coach.
  • The Broncos set a club single-season rushing record with 2,632 yards on the season.
  • Willis McGahee ties for the NFL lead with seven individual 100+ yard rushing games.
  • Tim Tebow finished 2nd among quarterbacks in rushing with 660 yards on the season.
  • Britton Colquitt had the best gross (47.4) and net (40.2) punting averages in team history.
  • Ryan Clady is one of only two players in team history to start every regular season game for his team during the first four years of his career. The other person to do it was T Claudie Minor (’74-’77).
  • D.J. Williams finished the regular season as the team’s leader in tackles for the third straight year. He has led the team in tackles for 5 of his 8 seasons with the Broncos.
  • Elvis Dumervil becomes just the 7th player in league history to make the Pro Bowl one year after missing the entire ’10 season with an injury.
  • The 9 players who were drafted by the Broncos have averaged an NFL high in starts (5.8) and plays from scrimmage (407.6) prior to week 17.
  • The Broncos five comeback wins this season rank 2nd in franchise history. (The team had six come from behind wins in 1985).
  • Von Miller’s 11.5 sacks this season has him tied for first for most sacks by a rookie in team history.
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