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By popular demand, here are the links listing the entire By The Numbers Series from 0 to 99 for future reference.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers... The Return! 

An intro to the series by John.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: FB John Olszewski

Johnny O was the only Bronco to ever wear the Zero jersey.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: Kicker Jason Elam

Out of four possible choices, this was the first No-Brainer.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers - Punter Mike Horan

By virtue of his 3 Super Bowl appearances, this one goes to the Punter.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers - Rich Karlis

He put the icing on "The Drive."

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: A Kicker From The 1960's

#4 goes to Rick Duncan.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: Matt Prater

There were only two choices and Prater has been with the team longer.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: Bubby Brister

Even the members gave Bubby the nod over Jay Cutler.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers - The Legend John Elway

Who else you gonna put at #7. No slight to Craig Morton, but the Broncos did retire the number with Elway's name on the back.

Denver Broncos Greats ... By The Numbers - Behind Every Great Quarterback Is A Great Backup

Gary Kubiak is the Greatest Bronco ever to wear the snowman.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #9

Another kicker takes the accolade. David Treadwell beats out Brady Quinn because he won more games for the Broncos.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #10

Jabar Gaffney edges eight others.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #11

The Kaptain chose Luke Prestridge and the members selected Bobby Anderson.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #12

QB Charley Johnson by a landslide.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #13

QB Steve Tensi beat out five others.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By the Numbers: #14

Brian Griese over Brandon Stokely.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #15

The Kaptain gave it to Marlin Briscoe. The members voted Brandon Marshall and some guy with 4 games experience.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #16

Brian went with Tom Rouen and the members chose Jake Plummer.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #17

Steve DeBerg beat ten other mediocre players.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #18

The Broncos retired Frank Tripucka's number.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #19

WR Eddie Royal wins this one with only 3 seasons under his belt.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #20

out of nineteen players, #20 wins it. Louie Wright.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #21

Brian chose Gene Mingo from a lineup of twenty players. The membership chose Darrien Gordon.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #22

RB/PR/KR Glyn Milburn takes this one.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #23

Sammy Winder comes up short against Goose Gonsoulin.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By the Numbers: #24

Who else. Champ Bailey.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #25

Haven Moses. Not even close.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #26

Out of twenty-two players, this one belongs to Clinton Portis.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #27

The "Smiling Assassin" Steve Atwater.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #28

Safety Kenoy Kennedy.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #29

Fullback Howard Griffith.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #30

TD, the man who invented the "Mike High Salute."

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #31

Mike Harden over thirteen others.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #32

Jon Keyworth, "Make those Miracles happen." 

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #33

Gene Lang in a run away.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #34

 "Chicken" Tyrone Braxton.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #35

RB Ken Bell edges out Larry Canada in a close one.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #36

Billy Thompson all the way.

Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #37

Cecil Sapp was the easy choice here.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #38

Mike Anderson over five others.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #39

CB Ray Crockett by a landslide.

Denver Bronco Greats... By the Numbers: #40

Halfback Al Carmichael over fifteen others.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #41

RB Rob Lytle in an easy one.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #42

QB Billy Van Heusen.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #43

DB Steve Foley over ten others.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #44 - "The Franchise"

Floyd Little. Nuff said.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #45

Little known Cornerback from the 80's; Steve Wilson.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #46

Running Back Dave Preston.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #47

John Lynch edges out Gerald Willhite in the voting.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #48

I chose George Coghill but the membership voted Randy Robbins.

Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #49

This one belongs to the hard hitting Dennis Smith.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #50

Linebacker Jim Ryan. He of the oversized shoulder pads.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #51

Linebacker John Mobley all the way.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #52

Linebacker Ian Gold.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #53

Are you kidding me? Randy Gradishar.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #54

"We have them right where we want them" -- Keith Bishop

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #55

Rick Dennison 50% D.J. Williams 42%

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #56

Al Wilson of course. The Broncos still miss him.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #57

Tom Jackson by a Mile (High).

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #58

Linebacker Elijah Alexander.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #59

I chose Glenn Cadrez, but the membership doubled up Joe Rizzo.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #60

Offensive Guard Paul Howard walked away with this one.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #61

Defensive Lineman Andre Townsend.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #62

By the will of the majority, Dan Neil won out over Tom Glassic. 

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #63

In a close vote, Mark Cooper beat out Davis Diaz-Infante and Dave Costa.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #64

Legendary Center Billy Bryan.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #67

Doug Widell vs. George Goeddekke.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #68

The Prototype Nose Tackle in the 3-4 DefenseRubin Carter.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #69

Mark "Stink" Schlereth. 

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #70

Paul Smith over Dave Studdard.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By the Numbers: #71

Nose Tackle Greg Kragen.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By the Numbers: #72

Keith Kartz.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #73

Simon Fletcher.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #74

Offensive Tackle Mike Current.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #75

Rulon Jones.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #76

Ken Lanier.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #77

The Snow Goose, Karl Mecklenburg.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #78

Matt Lepsis. For the time being.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #79

Defensive Lineman Barney Chavous.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #80

Rod Smith. No contest.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #81

Steve Watson.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By the Numbers: #82

"The Vance" Johnson.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #83

Long Snapper Mike Leach, with Anthony Miller and Michael Young runners up.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #84

The Mouth. Shannon Sharpe.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #85

I chose Ashley Lelie, but the membership vetoed that in lieu of Ron Egloff.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #86

Tight End Byron Chamberlain.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #87

A controversial pick. Lionel Taylor over Rich "Tombstone" Jackson and fan favorite Ed McCaffrey

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #88

Tight End Riley Odoms.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #89

Dwayne "House" Carswell.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #90

Neil Smith.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #91

Alfred Williams.

Denver Broncos Greats . . . By The Numbers: #92

Elvis Dumervil.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #93

Trevor Pryce. Unanimously.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #94

Keith "Tractor" Traylor.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #95

Michael Dean Perry.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #96

Defensive End Harald Hasselbach.

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #97

Six Super Bowl appearances gets Mike Lodish the nod.
Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #98
Maa Tanuvasa. Because Samoans kick ass!

Denver Broncos Greats... By The Numbers: #99

This one goes to Shane Dronett, R.I.P.



There you have it. The entire By the Number series, accessible from one place. Enjoy.

Go Broncos!