Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #37

Player Position Years
Bob Wade CB 1970
Steve Trimble DB 1981-83
Steve Fitzhugh DB 1987
Kevin Guidry CB 1988
Tim Hauck S 1995-96
Anthony Lynn RB 1993, 1997-99
Tony Carter FB 2001
Tyrone Poole CB 2002
Cecil Sapp RB 2003-07
Calvin Lowry S 2008
Alex Haynes RB 2008


     Few numbers have been as unpopular for Broncos players as #37. This number has only been worn for 39% of the club's history. Not only has it not been worn for very many years, the seven defensive backs and four running backs who wore it, with one or two exceptions, were not particularly notable players.

So . . . take a jump with me and see which Bronco was the greatest to wear #37.

Bob Wade CB 1970
Appeared in 3 games with 2 starts; intercepted 1 pass.

Steve Trimble DB 1981-83
Appeared in 14 games with 2 starts; recorded no official statistics.

Steve Fitzhugh DB 1987
Appeared in 3 games with 1 start; recorded no official statistics.

Kevin Guidry CB 1988
Appeared in 14 games with 0 starts; recorded no official statistics.

Tim Hauck S 1995-96
Appeared in 16 games with 0 starts; recorded 7 tackles and 3 assists.

Anthony Lynn RB 1993, ‘97-99
Appeared in 61 games with 0 starts; rushed 2 times for 2 yards; caught 1 pass for 21 yards; he retired in 2000 due to repeated neck stinger injuries.

Tony Carter FB 2001
Appeared in 16 games with 6 starts; rushed 1 time for 4 yards; caught 11 passes for 83 yards; returned 2 kicks for 44 yards.

Tyrone Poole CB 2002
Appeared in 16 games with 4 starts; recorded 41 tackles and 10 assists; recorded 1 sack; recovered 1 fumble; returned 4 punts for 24 yards; signed with Denver as a free agent before the 2001 season, but spent entire season on the reserve squad; played full time in 2002; left the Broncos in 2003; signed with Denver again in 2008 on August 13, but was released on August 30.

Cecil Sapp RB 2003-07
Appeared in 49 games with 9 starts; rushed 49 times for 223 yards and 2 touchdowns; caught 24 passes for 102 yards and 1 touchdown; never fumbled the ball but did recover 3 fumbles; returned 9 kicks for 187 yards; was signed as an undrafted college free agent.

Calvin Lowry S 2008
Appeared in 11 games with 3 starts; recorded 11 tackles and 7 assists.

Alex Haynes RB 2008
Never appeared in any games for the Broncos; recorded no official statistics.


Although a poll will follow this article, there is really only one choice for the title:

 

The Greatest Bronco to Wear #37

Cecil Sapp

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