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1967 Buffalo Bills

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4-10-0, AFL East Division  · 1967 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.7, Offense: -6.2, Defense: 2.5, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 237 points (16.9/g), 8th of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 285 points (20.4/g), 4th.
 Differential of -48 points (-3.4/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.5-8.5.

Coach: Joe Collier (4-10-0)

Stadium: War Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Sheraton Camelot Motor Inn (Blasdell, New York)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jack Kemp 32 10 11 161 for 369, 2,503 yards, 14 td, 26 int, & 36 rushes for 58 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 17th / 203rd pick / 1957
HB Keith Lincoln* 28 6 14 159 rushes for 601 yards, 4 td, & 41 catches for 558 yards and 5 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 5th / 61st pick / 1961
FB Wray Carlton 30 7 0 107 rushes for 467 yards, 3 td, & 9 catches for 97 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 26th pick / 1959
FL Elbert Dubenion 34 7 0 25 catches for 384 yards, 0 td, & 2 rushes for -17 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 14th / 167th pick / 1959
SE Billy Masters 23 Rook 0 20 catches for 274 yards, 2 td Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 77th pick / 1967
TE Paul Costa 26 2 14 39 catches for 726 yards, 2 td Green Bay Packers / 4th / 55th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 14th / 106th pick / 1964
LT Stew Barber* 28 6 14 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 27th pick / 1961
Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 30th pick / 1961
LG Billy Shaw* 29 6 0 2 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 11th pick / 1961
Dallas Cowboys / 14th / 184th pick / 1961
C Al Bemiller 29 6 13 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 51st pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 94th pick / 1961
RG Joe O'Donnell 26 3 0 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 40th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 13th / 101st pick / 1964
RT Dick Hudson 27 5 0 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 16th pick / 1962
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ron McDole* 28 6 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 4th / 25th pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 50th pick / 1961
LDT Jim Dunaway* 26 4 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 9th pick / 1963
RDT Tom Sestak 31 5 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 17th / 132nd pick / 1962
Detroit Lions / 16th / 220th pick / 1962
RDE Remi Prudhomme 25 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 37th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 14th / 108th pick / 1964
LLB John Tracey 34 8 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 44th pick / 1959
MLB Harry Jacobs 30 7 7 Detroit Lions / 11th / 125th pick / 1959
RLB Mike Stratton* 26 5 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 13th / 100th pick / 1962
LCB Booker Edgerson 28 5 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Butch Byrd 26 3 14 5 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 4th / 25th pick / 1964
LS Tom Janik* 27 4 0 10 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 21st pick / 1963
Detroit Lions / 12th / 167th pick / 1963
RS George Saimes*+ 26 4 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 48th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 71st pick / 1963
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Mercer* 32 6 0 16 of 27 field goals & 25 of 25 extra points Minnesota Vikings / 15th / 197th pick / 1961
P Paul Maguire 29 7 0 77 punts for a 43.1 average, 0 blocked
PR Butch Byrd 26 3 14 30 punt returns for a 4.7 average and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 4th / 25th pick / 1964
KR Charlie Bivins 29 7 0 16 kick returns for a 23.8 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 7th / 79th pick / 1960

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 Teddy Bailey 23 1 0 225 6-1 Cincinnati 8/12/1944 Rook 0
77 Stew Barber* 28 LG 14 14 250 6-2 Penn St. 6/14/1939 6 6 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 27th pick / 1961
Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 30th pick / 1961
50 Al Bemiller 29 C 14 13 243 6-3 Syracuse 4/18/1938 6 5 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 51st pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 94th pick / 1961
35 Charlie Bivins 29 KR 9 0 212 6-1 Morris Brown 10/16/1938 7 0 Chicago Bears / 7th / 79th pick / 1960
76 Gary Bugenhagen 22 14 0 240 6-2 Syracuse 2/6/1945 Rook 3 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 102nd pick / 1967
21 Bobby Burnett 24 8 0 210 6-3 Arkansas 1/4/1943 1 2 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 33rd pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 10th / 152nd pick / 1966
42 Butch Byrd 26 PR 14 14 211 6-0 Boston Univ. 9/20/1941 3 7 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 25th pick / 1964
30 Wray Carlton 30 FB 12 0 225 6-2 Duke 6/18/1937 7 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 26th pick / 1959
45 Hagood Clarke 25 db 11 4 205 6-0 Florida 6/14/1942 3 2 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 85th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 18th / 141st pick / 1964
82 Paul Costa 26 TE 14 14 268 6-6 Notre Dame 12/7/1941 2 6 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 55th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 14th / 106th pick / 1964
62 Dick Cunningham 23 14 0 245 6-3 Arkansas 10/12/1944 Rook 3 Detroit Lions / 9th / 136th pick / 1966
34 Gene Donaldson 25 2 0 230 6-2 Purdue 11/4/1942 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 143rd pick / 1964
44 Elbert Dubenion 34 FL 12 0 187 5-11 Bluffton 2/16/1933 7 3 Cleveland Browns / 14th / 167th pick / 1959
78 Jim Dunaway* 26 LDT 14 0 277 6-4 Mississippi 9/3/1941 4 10 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 9th pick / 1963
24 Booker Edgerson 28 LCB 14 0 183 5-10 West. Illinois 7/5/1939 5 5
16 Tom Flores 30 qb 14 3 202 6-1 Pacific 3/21/1937 7 1
53 Wayne Frazier 28 6 0 245 6-3 Auburn 3/5/1939 5 2 San Diego Chargers / 32nd / 256th pick / 1962
Chicago Bears / 16th / 216th pick / 1961
59 Paul Guidry 23 lb 14 4 227 6-3 LSU,McNeese St. 1/14/1944 1 3 Buffalo Bills / 8th / 73rd pick / 1966
79 Dick Hudson 27 RT 8 0 272 6-3 Memphis 7/30/1940 5 5 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 16th pick / 1962
64 Harry Jacobs 30 MLB 7 7 226 6-1 Bradley 2/4/1937 7 3 Detroit Lions / 11th / 125th pick / 1959
27 Tom Janik* 27 LS 14 0 190 6-3 Texas A&M,Texas A&M-Kingsville 9/6/1940 4 9 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 21st pick / 1963
Detroit Lions / 12th / 167th pick / 1963
15 Jack Kemp 32 QB 14 11 201 6-1 Occidental 7/13/1935 10 7 Detroit Lions / 17th / 203rd pick / 1957
73 Howard Kindig 26 de 5 1 265 6-6 Los Angeles St. 6/22/1941 2 1 San Diego Chargers / 14th / 112th pick / 1964
Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 170th pick / 1964
47 Charlie King 24 14 0 184 6-0 Purdue 1/7/1943 1 3 Baltimore Colts / 18th / 252nd pick / 1965
46 Tony King 23 7 0 197 6-1 Findlay 5/6/1944 Rook 2
43 Monte Ledbetter 24 5 0 185 6-2 NW State (LA) 8/13/1943 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 11th / 95th pick / 1966
Cleveland Browns / 10th / 153rd pick / 1966
60 Jim LeMoine 22 8 0 250 6-2 Utah St. 4/29/1945 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1967
20 Keith Lincoln* 28 HB 14 14 215 6-1 Washington St. 5/8/1939 6 8 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 5th / 61st pick / 1961
55 Paul Maguire 29 P 14 0 228 6-0 The Citadel 8/22/1938 7 3
87 Billy Masters 23 SE 14 0 240 6-5 LSU 3/15/1944 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 77th pick / 1967
72 Ron McDole* 28 LDE 13 0 265 6-4 Nebraska 9/9/1939 6 11 Denver Broncos / 4th / 25th pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 50th pick / 1961
7 Mike Mercer* 32 K 14 0 220 6-0 Minnesota,Hardin-Simmons,Arizona St. 11/21/1935 6 4 Minnesota Vikings / 15th / 197th pick / 1961
75 Dudley Meredith 32 14 0 280 6-4 Florida,Midwestern St.,Lamar 1/16/1935 4 4 Detroit Lions / 21st / 251st pick / 1957
67 Joe O'Donnell 26 RG 14 0 262 6-2 Michigan 8/31/1941 3 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 40th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 13th / 101st pick / 1964
85 Bob Petrich 26 6 0 252 6-4 West Texas A&M 3/15/1941 4 3 New York Giants / 6th / 82nd pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 82nd pick / 1963
48 John Pitts 22 14 0 218 6-4 Arizona St. 2/28/1945 Rook 3 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 22nd pick / 1967
23 Bobby Ply 27 3 0 190 6-1 Baylor 8/13/1940 5 2 New York Titans / 5th / 37th pick / 1962
Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 216th pick / 1962
84 Art Powell 30 6 0 211 6-3 San Jose St. 2/25/1937 8 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 123rd pick / 1959
65 Remi Prudhomme 25 RDE 10 0 250 6-4 LSU 4/24/1942 1 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 37th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 14th / 108th pick / 1964
40 Ed Rutkowski 26 14 0 198 6-1 Notre Dame 3/21/1941 4 0
26 George Saimes*+ 26 RS 14 0 186 5-11 Michigan St. 9/1/1941 4 10 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 48th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 71st pick / 1963
57 Bob Schmidt 31 7 0 248 6-4 Minnesota 7/9/1936 8 2 Chicago Cardinals / 14th / 159th pick / 1958
56 Marty Schottenheimer 24 mlb 14 5 225 6-3 Pittsburgh 9/23/1943 2 5 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 49th pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 7th / 56th pick / 1965
70 Tom Sestak 31 RDT 14 0 267 6-5 Baylor,McNeese St. 3/9/1936 5 8 Buffalo Bills / 17th / 132nd pick / 1962
Detroit Lions / 16th / 220th pick / 1962
66 Billy Shaw* 29 LG 9 0 258 6-2 Georgia Tech 12/15/1938 6 6 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 11th pick / 1961
Dallas Cowboys / 14th / 184th pick / 1961
34 Allen Smith 25 5 0 202 5-11 Fort Valley St. 11/20/1942 1 0 Buffalo Bills / 15th / 136th pick / 1966
32 Jack Spikes 30 7 0 210 6-2 TCU 2/5/1937 7 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 6th pick / 1960
58 Mike Stratton* 26 RLB 14 0 224 6-3 Tennessee 4/10/1941 5 11 Buffalo Bills / 13th / 100th pick / 1962
51 John Tracey 34 LLB 13 0 225 6-3 Texas A&M 6/27/1933 8 8 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 44th pick / 1959
81 Rich Zecher 24 5 0 255 6-2 Utah St. 10/14/1943 2 3 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 67th pick / 1965
Team Total 27.0 14 227.7 6-2.1 3.9