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1984 Buffalo Bills

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2-14-0, AFC East Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -12.0, Offense: -5.3, Defense: -6.7, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 250 points (15.6/g), 25th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 454 points (28.4/g), 27th.
 Differential of -204 points (-12.8/g), 27th.  Expected W-L: 3.1-12.9.

Coach: Kay Stephenson (2-14-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Don Lawrence
 Other Notable Asst.: Pete Carroll (Defensive Backs)

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

Team Info

Owner/President Ralph Wilson
General Manager/VP Terry Bledsoe
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 250 4341 1046 4.2 44 14 16 263 298 588 2698 18 30 4.2 149 398 1643 9 4.1 98
Team Defense 454 5582 1052 5.3 37 21 25 345 300 495 3476 32 16 6.7 186 531 2106 19 4.0 134
Lg Rank Offense 25 27 27 8 26 5 25 20 27 28 27 26 26 11
Lg Rank Defense 27 23 11 5 27 11 19 27 22 25 21 19 23 16

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 2 boxscore L 0-1 New England Patriots 17 21 24 326 232 94 1 16 315 213 102 2
2 Sun September 9 boxscore L 0-2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 7 37 9 171 117 54 3 28 486 265 221
3 Mon September 17 boxscore L 0-3 Miami Dolphins 17 21 16 296 228 68 2 23 368 296 72 3
4 Sun September 23 boxscore L 0-4 New York Jets 26 28 24 391 304 87 1 23 391 248 143 3
5 Sun September 30 boxscore L 0-5 @ Indianapolis Colts 17 31 23 348 173 175 3 21 330 142 188 1
6 Sun October 7 boxscore L 0-6 Philadelphia Eagles 17 27 20 278 150 128 2 23 339 228 111
7 Sun October 14 boxscore L 0-7 @ Seattle Seahawks 28 31 19 356 214 142 4 15 238 197 41 3
8 Sun October 21 boxscore L 0-8 Denver Broncos 7 37 10 226 155 71 5 24 339 232 107
9 Sun October 28 boxscore L 0-9 @ Miami Dolphins 7 38 15 273 170 103 4 28 493 302 191 3
10 Sun November 4 boxscore L 0-10 Cleveland Browns 10 13 13 183 77 106 2 16 284 73 211 3
11 Sun November 11 boxscore L 0-11 @ New England Patriots 10 38 12 189 112 77 4 21 278 210 68 3
12 Sun November 18 boxscore W 1-11 Dallas Cowboys 14 3 14 307 104 203 2 19 297 219 78 3
13 Sun November 25 boxscore L 1-12 @ Washington Redskins 14 41 13 171 86 85 3 27 421 305 116 3
14 Sun December 2 boxscore W 2-12 Indianapolis Colts 21 15 15 259 155 104 2 13 241 125 116 4
15 Sat December 8 boxscore L 2-13 @ New York Jets 17 21 11 222 140 82 3 21 343 203 140 4
16 Sun December 16 boxscore L 2-14 @ Cincinnati Bengals 21 52 25 345 281 64 3 27 419 218 201 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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 34 QB 12 11 1-10-0 191 344 55.5 1991 12 3.5 17 4.9 68 5.8 4.3 10.4 165.9 63.5 35 357 4.31 2.93 9.2
19 Joe Dufek 23 qb 5 5 1-4-0 74 150 49.3 829 4 2.7 8 5.3 64 5.5 3.7 11.2 165.8 52.9 10 86 4.64 2.89 6.3
10 Matt Kofler 25 16 0 33 93 35.5 432 2 2.2 5 5.4 70 4.6 2.7 13.1 27.0 35.8 15 111 2.97 1.26 13.9
88 Mike Mosley 26 4 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 26.1 16 2-14-0 298 588 50.7 3252 18 3.1 30 5.1 70 5.5 3.8 10.9 203.3 56.3 60 554 4.16 2.64 9.3 0 0
Opp Total 16 300 495 60.6 3667 32 6.5 16 3.2 7.4 7.25 12.2 229.2 91.5 26 191 6.7 6.5 5.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
28 Greg Bell* 22 RB 16 15 262 1100 7 85 4.2 68.8 16.4 34 277 8.1 1 37 2.1 17.3 1377 8 5
41 Speedy Neal 22 rb 12 1 49 175 1 10 3.6 14.6 4.1 9 76 8.4 0 18 0.8 6.3 251 1 0
34 Booker Moore 25 FB 15 15 24 84 0 21 3.5 5.6 1.6 33 172 5.2 0 14 2.2 11.5 256 0 4
12 Joe Ferguson 34 QB 12 11 19 102 0 20 5.4 8.5 1.6 102 0 8
23 Van Williams 25 KR 16 0 18 51 0 7 2.8 3.2 1.1 5 46 9.2 1 32 0.3 2.9 97 1 1
10 Matt Kofler 25 16 0 10 80 0 19 8.0 5.0 0.6 80 0 1
19 Joe Dufek 23 qb 5 5 9 22 1 13 2.4 4.4 1.8 22 1 1
40 Robb Riddick 27 16 0 3 3 0 6 1.0 0.2 0.2 23 276 12.0 0 38 1.4 17.3 279 0 1
81 Mitchell Brookins 24 16 0 2 27 0 16 13.5 1.7 0.1 18 318 17.7 1 70 1.1 19.9 345 1 0
85 Byron Franklin 26 WR 16 16 1 -7 0 -7 -7.0 -0.4 0.1 69 862 12.5 4 64 4.3 53.9 855 4 4
87 Tony Hunter 24 TE 11 9 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.5 0.1 33 331 10.0 2 30 3.0 30.1 337 2 1
83 Preston Dennard 29 WR 16 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 30 417 13.9 7 68 1.9 26.1 417 7 1
89 Julius Dawkins 23 wr 16 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 295 14.0 2 37 1.3 18.4 295 2 0
84 Buster Barnett 26 te 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 67 8.4 0 18 0.5 4.2 67 0 0
86 Mark Brammer 26 te 12 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 49 7.0 0 12 0.6 4.1 49 0 0
88 Mike Mosley 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 38 9.5 0 17 1.0 9.5 38 0 0
27 Craig White 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 28 7.0 0 11 0.3 2.0 28 0 0
Team Total 26.1 16 398 1643 9 85 4.1 102.7 24.9 298 3252 10.9 18 70 18.6 203.3 4895 27 31
Opp Total 16 531 2106 19 4.0 131.6 33.2 300 3476 11.6 32 18.8 217.3 5582 51 36

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 Don Wilson 23 FS/PR 16 11 33 297 1 65 9.0 34 576 0 36 16.9 873
23 Van Williams 25 KR 16 0 39 820 0 65 21.0 917
28 Greg Bell* 22 RB 16 15 1 15 0 15 15.0 1392
59 Stan David 22 lb 16 3 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
27 Craig White 23 14 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 33
Team Total 26.1 16 33 297 1 65 9.0 76 1422 0 65 18.7 6614
Opp Total 16 52 597 0 11.5 44 958 0 21.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
4 John Kidd 23 P 16 0 88 3696 63 2 42.0
18 Joe Danelo 31 K 9 0 5 5 4 2 4 3 1 16 8 50.0% 17 17 100.0%
13 Chuck Nelson 24 k 7 0 2 1 3 2 5 3 60.0% 14 14 100.0%
Team Total 26.1 16 5 5 6 3 7 2 3 1 21 11 52.4% 31 31 100.0% 88 3696 63 2 42.0
Opp Total 16 28 20 71.4% 56 56 100.0% 72 2815 39.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
56 Darryl Talley 24 LOLB 16 16 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 84 0
43 Martin Bayless 22 db 13 1 5 0
12 Joe Ferguson 34 QB 12 11 0 8 2 -26 0
28 Greg Bell* 22 RB 16 15 0 5 3 0 0
55 Jim Haslett 29 LILB 15 15 3.5 0 0 3 10 0
22 Steve Freeman 31 SS 15 15 2.0 3 45 0 45 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Charles Romes 30 RCB 16 16 5 130 0 55 0 0 0 1 0 0
42 Rod Kush 28 fs 16 5 2.0 1 15 0 15 0 0 1 1 0 0
34 Booker Moore 25 FB 15 15 0 4 1 0 0
76 Fred Smerlas 27 NT 16 16 2.0 1 25 0 25 0 0 0 2 0 0
91 Ken Johnson 29 RDE 16 16 3.5 0 0 1 0 0
30 Brian Carpenter 24 LCB 13 10 3 11 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Byron Franklin 26 WR 16 16 0 4 0 0 0
21 Don Wilson 23 FS/PR 16 11 0 3 1 40 0
52 Chris Keating 27 rolb 16 6 2.0 0 0 1 34 1
54 Eugene Marve 24 RILB 16 16 0 0 3 0 0
95 Sean McNanie 23 de 15 1 3.0
87 Tony Hunter 24 TE 11 9 0 1 1 0 0
10 Matt Kofler 25 16 0 0 1 1 0 0
57 Lucius Sanford 28 ROLB 8 8 0 0 2 46 1
77 Ben Williams 30 LDE 15 15 2.0
23 Van Williams 25 KR 16 0 0 1 1 0 0
50 Joe Azelby 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Buster Barnett 26 te 16 7 0 0 1 0 0
36 Rodney Bellinger 22 db 10 2 1 0 0 0 0
59 Stan David 22 lb 16 3 1.0
89 Julius Dawkins 23 wr 16 3 0 0 1 0 0
83 Preston Dennard 29 WR 16 13 0 1 0 0 0
19 Joe Dufek 23 qb 5 5 0 1 0 0 0
50 Trey Junkin 23 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
40 Robb Riddick 27 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
47 Lucious Smith 27 db 4 3 1 7 0 7 0
30 Marco Tongue 24 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.1 16 26.0 16 233 0 55 0 0 31 32 104 2 89 0
Opp Total 16 60 36 15 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
28 Greg Bell* 22 RB 16 15 7 1 8 48
83 Preston Dennard 29 WR 16 13 7 7 42
18 Joe Danelo 31 K 9 0 17 8 41
85 Byron Franklin 26 WR 16 16 4 4 24
13 Chuck Nelson 24 k 7 0 14 3 23
89 Julius Dawkins 23 wr 16 3 2 2 12
87 Tony Hunter 24 TE 11 9 2 2 12
81 Mitchell Brookins 24 16 0 1 1 6
59 Stan David 22 lb 16 3 1 1 6
19 Joe Dufek 23 qb 5 5 1 1 6
52 Chris Keating 27 rolb 16 6 1 1 6
41 Speedy Neal 22 rb 12 1 1 1 6
57 Lucius Sanford 28 ROLB 8 8 1 1 6
23 Van Williams 25 KR 16 0 1 1 6
21 Don Wilson 23 FS/PR 16 11 1 1 6
Team Total 26.1 16 9 18 1 2 1 31 31 11 250
Opp Total 16 19 32 1 4 56 20 1 454