|1962 Denver Broncos season|
|Head coach||Jack Faulkner|
|General manager||Jack Faulkner|
|Home field||Bears Stadium|
|Division place||2nd AFL Western|
|Playoff finish||Did not qualify|
The 1962 Denver Broncos season was the third season for the team in the American Football League (AFL). They finished with their best record of the decade with seven wins and seven losses, finishing second in the AFL's Western Division. The Broncos started the season strong with a record of 6–1, but went in reverse in the second half of the season with a 1–6 record. Despite this, head coach Jack Faulkner was named AFL Coach of the Year.
The 1962 season was the year in which Denver switched to their orange and blue color scheme, abandoning the brown and mustard yellow color scheme of the franchise's first two seasons. Orange and blue have been used as the team's primary colors ever since.
|1||September 7||San Diego Chargers||W 30–21||1–0||University of Denver Stadium||28,000||Recap|
|2||September 15||at Buffalo Bills||W 23–20||2–0||War Memorial Stadium||30,577||Recap|
|3||September 21||Boston Patriots||L 16–41||2–1||Boston University Field||21,038||Recap|
|4||September 30||at New York Titans||W 32–10||3–1||Polo Grounds||17,213||Recap|
|5||October 5||Oakland Raiders||W 44–7||4–1||Bears Stadium||22,452||Recap|
|6||October 14||at Oakland Raiders||W 23–6||5–1||Frank Youell Field||7,000||Recap|
|7||October 21||Houston Oilers||W 20–10||6–1||Bears Stadium||34,496||Recap|
|8||October 28||Buffalo Bills||L 38–45||6–2||Bears Stadium||26,051||Recap|
|9||November 4||at San Diego Chargers||W 23–20||7–2||Balboa Stadium||20,827||Recap|
|10||November 11||Boston Patriots||L 29–33||7–3||Bears Stadium||28,187||Recap|
|11||November 18||Dallas Texans||L 3–24||7–4||Bears Stadium||23,523||Recap|
|12||November 22||New York Titans||L 45–46||7–5||Bears Stadium||15,776||Recap|
|13||December 2||at Houston Oilers||L 17–34||7–6||Jeppesen Stadium||30,650||Recap|
|14||December 9||at Dallas Texans||L 10–17||7–7||Cotton Bowl||19,137||Recap|
Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
|AFL Western Division|
|San Diego Chargers||4||10||0||.286||3–3||314||392||L2|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
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