Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB Jim Kelly* 28 2 16 269 for 452, 3,380 yards, 15 td, 17 int, & 35 rushes for 154 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1983
RB Thurman Thomas 22 Rook 15 207 rushes for 881 yards, 2 td, & 18 catches for 208 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 40th pick / 1988
FB Jamie Mueller 24 1 15 81 rushes for 296 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 42 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 78th pick / 1987
WR Trumaine Johnson 28 3 10 37 catches for 514 yards, 0 td San Diego Chargers / 6th / 141st pick / 1983
WR Andre Reed* 24 3 14 71 catches for 968 yards, 6 td, & 6 rushes for 64 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 4th / 86th pick / 1985
TE Pete Metzelaars 28 6 16 33 catches for 438 yards, 1 td Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 75th pick / 1982
LT Will Wolford 24 2 16 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 20th pick / 1986
LG Jim Ritcher 30 8 16 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 16th pick / 1980
C Kent Hull* 27 2 16
RG Tim Vogler 32 9 10
RT Joe Devlin 34 12 16 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1976
Defensive Starters
LDE Art Still 33 10 15 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1978
NT Fred Smerlas* 31 9 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1979
RDE Bruce Smith*+ 25 3 12 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1st pick / 1985
LOLB Cornelius Bennett*+ 23 1 16 9.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1987
LILB Shane Conlan* 24 1 13 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 8th pick / 1987
RILB Ray Bentley 28 2 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
ROLB Darryl Talley 28 5 15 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 39th pick / 1983
LCB Derrick Burroughs 26 3 13 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1985
RCB Nate Odomes 23 1 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 29th pick / 1987
SS Leonard Smith 28 5 12 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1983
FS Mark Kelso 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 261st pick / 1985
Special Teams Starters
K Scott Norwood*+ 28 3 0 32 of 37 field goals & 33 of 33 extra points
P John Kidd 27 4 0 62 punts for a 39.5 average, 0 blocked Buffalo Bills / 5th / 128th pick / 1984
PR Flip Johnson 25 Rook 0 16 punt returns for a 4.5 average and 0 td
KR Erroll Tucker 24 Rook 0 15 kick returns for a 20.7 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 122nd pick / 1986

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