Denver Broncos

Denver Broncos

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  • Passing Yards
    226.8 PYPG
  • Rushing Yards
    119.1 RYPG
  • Total Yards Per Game
    345.9 YPG
  • Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

    Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

    Marlin Briscoe, who became the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League more than 50 years ago, died Monday. Briscoe, 76, had been hospitalized with circulation issues in his legs. The Omaha, Nebraska, native, was a star quarterback for Omaha University before the Denver Broncos drafted him as a cornerback in the 14th round in 1968.