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John Elway's 47heart-stopping comebacks & game-winning drives
       


During John's historic 16-year career, he directed the Denver Broncos to 40 fourth-quarter game winning drives & seven game-tying drives.

Thanks to Darin Pritchett in South Bend, Indiana
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"The Drive" - John's Defining NFL Moment
CAREER PASSING STATS
FACTOIDS
NFL RANKINGS

| GAME-WINNING DRIVES |

Dec. 11, 1983:
Denver 21, Baltimore 19 75 yards; 11 plays; 26-yard pass to Gerald Williams (14:16).
Nov. 11, 1984:
Denver 16, at San Diego 13 77 yards, 10 plays; Sammy Winder 1-yard run (14:22).
Dec. 9, 1984:
Denver 16, San Diego 13 40 yards; 12 plays; Rich Karlis 28-yard FG (12:52).
Sept. 22, 1985:
Denver 44, Atlanta 28 67 yards; 4 plays; Gene Lang 2-yard run (1:28).
Nov. 11, 1985:
Denver 17, San Francisco 16 63 yards; 9 plays; Rich Karlis 24-yard FG (13:33).
Dec. 1, 1985:
Denver 31, at Pittsburgh 23 58 yards; 7 plays; Steve Sewell 2-yard run (13:15) put Broncos ahead 24-23.
Dec. 14, 1985: Denver 14, Kansas City 13 59 yards; 8 plays; Sammy Winder 1-yard run (14:38).
Sept 7, 1986: Denver 38, L.A. Raiders 36 39 yards; 9 plays; 7-yard pass to Gene Lang (10:00).
Nov. 16, 1987:
Denver 31, Chicago 29 61 yards; 8 plays; Steve Sewell 4-yard run (10:02).
Dec. 6, 1987:
Denver 31, New England 20 74 yards; 6 plays; 2-yard pass to Mark Jackson (2:19) put Broncos ahead 24-20.
Jan. 17, 1988:
Denver 38, at Cleveland 33, AFC Championship 75 yards; 5 plays; 20-yard pass to Sammy Winder (10:59).
Oct. 8, 1988:
Denver 16, San Diego 10 74 yards; 11 plays; Bobby Humphrey 17-yard run (13:57).
Nov. 12, 1988:
Denver 16, at San Diego 13 71 yards; 10 plays; David Treadwell 26-yard FG (14:59).
Jan. 7, 1990:
Denver 24, Pittsburgh 23, AFC Division playoffs 71 yards; 9 plays; Melvin Bratton 1-yard run (12:33).
Sept. 17, 1990:
Denver 24, Kansas City 23 79 yards; 10 plays; David Treadwell 22-yard FG (15:00).
Oct. 21, 1990:
Denver 27, at Indianapolis 17 58 yards; 9 plays; David Treadwell 42-yard FG (11:15) put Broncos ahead 20-17.
Oct. 20, 1991:
Denver 19, Kansas City 16 70 yards; 7 plays; David Treadwell 27-yard FG (12:23).
Oct. 27, 1991:
Denver 9, at New England 6 42 yards; 9 plays; David Treadwell 34-yard FG (13:04).
Dec. 8, 1991:
Denver 17, at Cleveland 7 64 yards; 16 plays; 6-yard pass to Vance Johnson (6:06) put Broncos ahead 14-7.
Dec. 15, 1991:
Denver 24, Phoenix 19 66 yards; 6 plays; Elway 4-yard run (13:14).
Jan. 4, 1992:
Denver 26, Houston 24, AFC Divisional playoffs 87 yards; 12 plays; David Treadwell 28-yard FG (14:44).
Sept. 6, 1992: Denver 17, L.A. Raiders 13 85 yards; 7 plays; Reggie Rivers 1-yard run (14:05).
Oct. 4, 1992:
Denver 20, Kansas City 19 27 yards; 3 plays; 12-yard pass to Vance Johnson (14:22).
Oct. 18, 1992:
Denver 27, Houston 21 80 yards; 3 plays; Reggie Rivers 20-yard run.
Dec. 12, 1993:
Denver 27, Kansas City 21 11 yards, 3 plays; 6-yard pass to Shannon Sharpe (1:24).
Oct. 23, 1994:
Denver 20, at San Diego 15 4 yards; 4 plays; Jason Elam 54-yard FG (4:58) to put Broncos ahead 17-15.
Nov. 20, 1994:
Denver 32, Atlanta 28 37 yards; 10 plays; Elway 4-yard run (15:00).
Sept. 17, 1995:
Denver 38, Washington 31 80 yards; 8 plays; 43-yard pass to Rod Smith (15:00).
Nov. 19, 1995:
Denver 30, San Diego 27 53 yards; 9 plays; Jason Elam 32-yard FG (11:17).
Dec. 24, 1995:
Denver 31, at Oakland 28 53 yards; 9 plays; Jason Elam 37-yard FG (14:12).
Sept. 15, 1996:
Denver 27, Tampa Bay 23 80 yards; 14 plays; Terrell Davis 3-yard run (11:28).
Oct. 20, 1996:
Denver 45, Baltimore 34 57 yards; 10 plays; 6-yard pass to Ed McCaffrey (4:03) to put the Broncos ahead 38-34.
Nov. 4, 1996:
Denver 22, at Oakland 21 73 yards; 6 plays; 49-yard pass to Rod Smith (10:46).
Nov. 24, 1996:
Denver 21, at Minnesota 17 84 yards; 11 plays; 5-yard pass to Ed McCaffrey (14:41).
Oct. 26, 1997:
Denver 23, at Buffalo 20 (ot) 43 yards; 9 plays; Jason Elam 33-yard FG (13:04 ot).
Nov. 2, 1997:
Denver 30, Seattle 27 69 yards; 8 plays; Jason Elam 22-yard FG (7:32).
Jan. 4, 1998: Denver 14, at Kansas City 10, AFC Division playoffs 49 yards; 6 plays; Terrell Davis 1-yard run (13:15).
Jan. 25, 1998:
Denver 31, Green Bay 24, Super Bowl XXXII 49 yards; 5 plays; Terell Davis 1-yard run (13:15).
Nov. 1, 1998:
Denver 33, at Cincinnati 26 53 yards; 5 plays; Terrell Davis 5-yard run (14:02).
Dec. 6, 1998:
Denver 35, Kansas City 31 50 yards; 5 plays; 24-yard pass to Shannon Sharpe. (11:26).

| GAME-TYING DRIVES |

Nov. 4, 1984:
Denver 22, New England 19 78 yards; 8 plays; 5-yard pass to Butch Johnson (10:57), tied the score 19-19.
Nov. 17, 1985:
Denver 30, San Diego 24 (ot) 48 yards; 7 plays; Rich Karlis 34-yard FG (14:55), tied the score 24-24. Louis Wright's 60-yard blocked kick return won the game in overtime.
Dec. 20, 1985:
Denver 27, at Seattle 24 34-yards; 5 plays; Rich Karlis 43-yard FG (14:05).
Jan. 11, 1986:
Denver 23, at Cleveland 20 (ot), AFC Championship 98 yards; 15 plays; 5-yard pass to Mark Jackson (14:23). Rich Karlis 33-yard FG in overtime won the game.
Sept 20, 1987:
Denver 17, Green Bay 17, tie 80 yards; 18 plays; Steve Sewell 2-yard run (9:07).
Oct. 9, 1988:
Denver 16, at San Francisco 13 (ot) 58 yards; 9 plays; 8-yard pass to Vance Johnson (8:37), tied the score 13-13. Rich Karlis 22-yard FG won the game in overtime.
Oct. 22, 1989:
Denver 24, at Seattle 21 54 yards; 1 play; 54-yard pass to Vance Johnson (12:41), tied score at 21-21. David Treadwell 27-yard FG won the game in overtime.

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