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1982 Buffalo Bills

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4-5-0, AFC East Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.5, Offense: -1.9, Defense: 3.4, SoS: 2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 150 points (16.7/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 154 points (17.1/g), 6th.
 Differential of -4 points (-0.4/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 4.4-4.6.

Coach: Chuck Knox (4-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ray Prochaska
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Catlin
 Other Notable Asst.: Kay Stephenson (Quarterbacks)

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

Team Info

Owner/President Ralph Wilson
General Manager/VP of Administration Stew Barber
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 150 2927 604 4.8 26 9 13 180 149 273 1556 8 17 5.5 84 319 1371 9 4.3 83
Team Defense 154 2334 536 4.4 21 8 15 151 114 256 1300 8 13 4.9 72 268 1034 6 3.9 64
Lg Rank Offense 19 11 23 10 6 18 20 23 26 17 4 1 12 3
Lg Rank Defense 6 2 17 18 3 7 2 3 10 2 12 16 7 15

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore W 1-0 Kansas City Chiefs 14 9 17 259 158 101 17 229 125 104 2
2 Thu September 16 boxscore W 2-0 Minnesota Vikings 23 22 26 451 317 134 2 22 371 258 113 1
3 Sun November 21 boxscore L 2-1 Miami Dolphins 7 9 18 258 126 132 7 13 249 127 122 2
4 Sun November 28 boxscore W 3-1 Baltimore Colts 20 0 21 312 67 245 6 88 52 36 1
5 Sun December 5 boxscore L 3-2 @ Green Bay Packers 21 33 23 336 194 142 5 19 301 195 106 3
6 Sun December 12 boxscore W 4-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 0 20 339 155 184 2 6 94 -2 96 4
7 Sun December 19 boxscore L 4-3 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23 24 21 318 152 166 5 22 342 204 138 4
8 Mon December 27 boxscore L 4-4 @ Miami Dolphins 10 27 17 301 163 138 4 17 242 81 161 3
9 Sun January 2 boxscore L 4-5 @ New England Patriots 19 30 17 353 224 129 1 29 418 260 158 1

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
12 Joe Ferguson 32 QB 9 9 4-5-0 144 264 54.5 1597 7 2.7 16 6.1 47 6.0 3.9 11.1 177.4 56.3 11 105 5.43 3.32 4.0 1 1
17 Matt Robinson 27 5 0 5 8 62.5 74 1 12.5 0 0.0 31 9.3 11.8 14.8 14.8 132.3 1 10 7.11 9.33 11.1
20 Joe Cribbs 24 RB 7 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -45.00 0.0
Team Total 27.1 9 4-5-0 149 273 54.6 1671 8 2.9 17 6.2 47 6.1 3.9 11.2 185.7 56.9 12 115 5.46 3.34 4.2 1 1
Opp Total 9 114 256 44.5 1382 8 3.1 13 5.1 5.4 3.74 12.1 153.6 50.9 12 82 4.9 3.3 4.5

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
20 Joe Cribbs 24 RB 7 6 134 633 3 62 4.7 90.4 19.1 13 99 7.6 0 31 1.9 14.1 732 3 5
48 Roosevelt Leaks 29 FB 9 9 97 405 5 17 4.2 45.0 10.8 13 91 7.0 0 11 1.4 10.1 496 5 2
47 Curtis Brown 28 rb 9 3 41 187 0 19 4.6 20.8 4.6 6 38 6.3 0 28 0.7 4.2 225 0 1
34 Booker Moore 23 5 0 16 38 0 9 2.4 7.6 3.2 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.2 1.6 46 0 2
12 Joe Ferguson 32 QB 9 9 16 46 1 13 2.9 5.1 1.8 46 1 5
21 Arthur Whittington 27 2 0 7 15 0 4 2.1 7.5 3.5 15 0 2
25 Roland Hooks 29 6 0 5 23 0 9 4.6 3.8 0.8 23 0 0
10 Matt Kofler 23 4 0 2 21 0 12 10.5 5.3 0.5 21 0 0
87 Robert Holt 23 7 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.4 0.1 4 45 11.3 0 23 0.6 6.4 48 0 2
82 Frank Lewis 35 WR 8 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 28 443 15.8 2 39 3.5 55.4 443 2 0
80 Jerry Butler 25 WR 7 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 26 336 12.9 4 47 3.7 48.0 336 4 0
86 Mark Brammer 24 TE 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 225 9.0 2 22 2.8 25.0 225 2 0
89 Lou Piccone 33 wr 8 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 140 11.7 0 29 1.5 17.5 140 0 0
88 Mike Mosley 24 KR/PR 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 96 10.7 0 31 1.0 10.7 96 0 3
81 Perry Tuttle 23 wr 7 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 107 15.3 0 26 1.0 15.3 107 0 0
84 Buster Barnett 24 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 39 9.8 0 22 0.4 4.3 39 0 0
55 Jim Haslett 27 RILB 7 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.1 0.6 4 0 0
Team Total 27.1 9 319 1371 9 62 4.3 152.3 35.4 149 1671 11.2 8 47 16.6 185.7 3042 17 23
Opp Total 9 268 1034 6 3.9 114.9 29.8 114 1300 11.4 8 12.7 144.4 2334 14 14

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
88 Mike Mosley 24 KR/PR 9 0 11 61 0 16 5.5 18 487 0 66 27.1 644
87 Robert Holt 23 7 0 10 45 0 21 4.5 7 156 0 37 22.3 249
25 Roland Hooks 29 6 0 4 13 0 8 3.3 36
33 Ted McKnight 28 3 0 3 34 0 17 11.3 34
89 Lou Piccone 33 wr 8 2 3 50 0 23 16.7 190
21 Arthur Whittington 27 2 0 2 39 0 21 19.5 54
47 Curtis Brown 28 rb 9 3 1 17 0 17 17.0 242
52 Chris Keating 25 lb 9 4 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
99 Mark Roopenian 24 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
45 Bill Simpson 31 FS 9 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 27.1 9 26 119 0 21 4.6 36 792 0 66 22.0 3953
Opp Total 9 10 30 0 3.0 34 604 0 17.8

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
7 Greg Cater 25 P 9 0 35 1328 61 0 37.9
1 Efren Herrera 31 K 7 0 1 1 2 1 4 2 7 4 14 8 57.1% 12 11 91.7%
5 Nick Mike-Mayer 32 k 2 0 2 1 2 4 1 25.0% 5 4 80.0%
Team Total 27.1 9 1 1 4 2 4 2 9 4 18 9 50.0% 17 15 88.2% 35 1328 61 0 37.9
Opp Total 9 20 16 80.0% 15 14 93.3% 44 1729 39.3

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
20 Joe Cribbs 24 RB 7 6 0 5 2 -9 0
12 Joe Ferguson 32 QB 9 9 0 5 2 -10 1
77 Ben Williams* 28 LDE 9 9 4.0 1 20 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Steve Freeman 29 SS 9 9 1.0 3 27 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
88 Mike Mosley 24 KR/PR 9 0 0 3 2 0 0
45 Bill Simpson 31 FS 9 9 1.0 4 45 0 24 0
83 Sherman White 34 RDE 9 9 4.0 0 0 1 0 0
76 Fred Smerlas*+ 25 NT 9 9 2.0 0 0 2 0 0
47 Curtis Brown 28 rb 9 3 0 1 2 0 0
86 Mark Brammer 24 TE 9 9 0 0 2 0 0
87 Robert Holt 23 7 0 0 2 0 0 0
48 Roosevelt Leaks 29 FB 9 9 0 2 0 0 0
54 Eugene Marve 22 LILB 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Booker Moore 23 5 0 0 2 0 0 0
58 Isiah Robertson 33 ROLB 9 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
21 Arthur Whittington 27 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
29 Mario Clark 28 LCB 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
70 Joe Devlin 28 RT 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
55 Jim Haslett 27 RILB 7 5 0 0 1 0 0
52 Chris Keating 25 lb 9 4 1 14 0 14 0
33 Ted McKnight 28 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
24 Lemar Parrish 35 7 0 1 8 0 8 0
26 Charles Romes 28 RCB 9 9 1 8 0 8 0
Team Total 27.1 9 12.0 13 122 0 24 0 0 23 20 -19 1
Opp Total 9 12 14 6 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Efren Herrera 31 K 7 0 11 8 35
48 Roosevelt Leaks 29 FB 9 9 5 5 30
80 Jerry Butler 25 WR 7 7 4 4 24
20 Joe Cribbs 24 RB 7 6 3 3 18
86 Mark Brammer 24 TE 9 9 2 2 12
12 Joe Ferguson 32 QB 9 9 1 1 2 12
82 Frank Lewis 35 WR 8 8 2 2 12
5 Nick Mike-Mayer 32 k 2 0 4 1 7
Team Total 27.1 9 9 8 1 18 15 9 150
Opp Total 9 6 8 1 14 16 1 154