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1981 Buffalo Bills

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10-6-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.3, Offense: -2.5, Defense: 3.9, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 311 points (19.4/g), 20th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 276 points (17.2/g), 6th.
 Differential of 35 points (2.2/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 9.1-6.9.

Coach: Chuck Knox (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ray Prochaska
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Catlin

Stadium: Rich Stadium
 Training Camp: SUNY Fredonia (Fredonia, New York)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 6 boxscore W 1-0 New York Jets 31 0 25 418 236 182 1 8 231 129 102 2
2 Sun September 13 boxscore W 2-0 @ Baltimore Colts 35 3 26 430 261 169 3 11 147 74 73 3
3 Thu September 17 boxscore L 2-1 Philadelphia Eagles 14 20 17 277 187 90 3 24 396 236 160 3
4 Sun September 27 boxscore L OT 2-2 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24 27 25 389 287 102 1 30 429 316 113 2
5 Sun October 4 boxscore W 3-2 Baltimore Colts 23 17 22 366 137 229 1 23 378 245 133 2
6 Mon October 12 boxscore W 4-2 Miami Dolphins 31 21 22 454 338 116 1 22 324 225 99 4
7 Sun October 18 boxscore L 4-3 @ New York Jets 14 33 14 288 242 46 3 21 374 174 200 1
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 5-3 Denver Broncos 9 7 17 323 204 119 2 10 161 97 64
9 Sun November 1 boxscore W 6-3 Cleveland Browns 22 13 21 469 297 172 5 14 211 140 71 3
10 Mon November 9 boxscore L 6-4 @ Dallas Cowboys 14 27 18 365 310 55 5 21 398 202 196 3
11 Sun November 15 boxscore L 6-5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 0 24 17 311 226 85 6 22 338 80 258 1
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 7-5 New England Patriots 20 17 19 434 249 185 2 11 297 181 116 2
13 Sun November 29 boxscore W 8-5 Washington Redskins 21 14 18 229 41 188 2 19 293 202 91 5
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W 9-5 @ San Diego Chargers 28 27 19 318 234 84 28 482 337 145 2
15 Sun December 13 boxscore W 10-5 @ New England Patriots 19 10 20 329 137 192 16 204 107 97 2
16 Sat December 19 boxscore L 10-6 @ Miami Dolphins 6 16 15 240 129 111 3 18 282 125 157 1
Playoffs
WildCard Sun December 27 boxscore W 11-6 @ New York Jets 31 27 15 321 230 91 4 23 419 348 71 5
Division Sun January 3 boxscore L 11-7 @ Cincinnati Bengals 21 28 21 336 202 134 2 22 305 169 136