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1995 Buffalo Bills

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10-6-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1995 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.9, Offense: -0.5, Defense: -0.4, SoS: -1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 350 points (21.9/g), 13th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 335 points (20.9/g), 12th.
 Differential of 15 points (0.9/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 8.4-7.6.

Coach: Marv Levy (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Tom Bresnahan
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips
 Other Notable Asst.: Ted Cottrell (Linebackers)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jim Kelly 35 9 15 255 for 458, 3,130 yards, 22 td, 13 int, & 17 rushes for 20 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1983
RB Thurman Thomas 29 7 14 267 rushes for 1,005 yards, 6 td, & 26 catches for 220 yards and 2 td Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 40th pick / 1988
WR Justin Armour 22 Rook 9 26 catches for 300 yards, 3 td, & 4 rushes for -5 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 4th / 113th pick / 1995
WR Bill Brooks 31 9 10 53 catches for 763 yards, 11 td, & 3 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 86th pick / 1986
WR Russell Copeland 24 2 15 42 catches for 646 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 4th / 111th pick / 1993
TE Lonnie Johnson 24 1 16 49 catches for 504 yards, 1 td Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 61st pick / 1994
LT John Fina 26 3 16 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1992
LG Ruben Brown 23 Rook 16 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1995
C Kent Hull 34 9 16 1 fumble recovered
RG Jerry Ostroski 25 1 13 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 271st pick / 1992
RT Glenn Parker 29 5 13 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 69th pick / 1990
 Defensive Starters
LDE Phil Hansen 27 4 16 10.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 54th pick / 1991
NT Ted Washington 27 4 15 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
RDE Bruce Smith*+ 32 10 15 10.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1st pick / 1985
LOLB Bryce Paup*+ 27 5 15 17.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 6th / 159th pick / 1990
LILB Marlo Perry 23 1 11 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 81st pick / 1994
RILB Cornelius Bennett 30 8 14 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1987
ROLB Sam Rogers 25 1 8 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 64th pick / 1994
LCB Jeff Burris 23 1 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1994
RCB Thomas Smith 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 28th pick / 1993
SS Henry Jones 28 4 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 26th pick / 1991
FS Kurt Schulz 27 3 13 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 7th / 195th pick / 1992
 Special Teams Starters
K Steve Christie 28 5 0 31 of 40 field goals & 33 of 35 extra points
P Chris Mohr 29 6 0 86 punts for a 40.4 average, 0 blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 146th pick / 1989
PR Jeff Burris 23 1 9 20 punt returns for a 11.4 average and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1994
KR Darick Holmes 24 Rook 2 39 kick returns for a 20.5 average and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 7th / 244th pick / 1995

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
81 Justin Armour 22 WR 15 9 210 6-4 Stanford 1/1/1973 Rook 3 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 113th pick / 1995
97 Cornelius Bennett 30 RILB 14 14 237 6-2 Alabama 8/25/1965 8 8 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1987
80 Bill Brooks 31 WR 15 10 188 6-0 Boston Univ. 4/6/1964 9 7 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 86th pick / 1986
96 Monty Brown 25 lilb 16 6 238 6-0 Ferris St. 4/13/1970 2 4
79 Ruben Brown 23 LG 16 16 300 6-3 Pittsburgh 2/13/1972 Rook 7 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1995
22 Jeff Burris 23 LCB 9 9 190 6-0 Notre Dame 6/7/1972 1 4 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1994
2 Steve Christie 28 K 16 0 195 6-0 William & Mary 11/13/1967 5 2
88 Tony Cline 24 te 16 1 247 6-4 Stanford 11/24/1971 Rook 1 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 131st pick / 1995
15 Todd Collins 24 qb 7 1 225 6-4 Michigan 11/5/1971 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 45th pick / 1995
87 Rob Coons 26 4 0 249 6-5 Pittsburgh 9/18/1969 Rook 0
85 Russell Copeland 24 WR 16 15 200 6-0 Memphis 11/14/1971 2 6 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 111th pick / 1993
57 Damien Covington 23 lb 13 1 236 5-11 North Carolina St. 12/4/1972 Rook 1 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 96th pick / 1995
43 Matt Darby 27 db 7 3 200 6-2 UCLA 11/19/1968 3 2 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 139th pick / 1992
62 Mike Devlin 26 16 0 305 6-2 Iowa 11/16/1969 2 1 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 136th pick / 1993
41 Greg Evans 24 db 16 4 217 6-1 TCU 6/28/1971 Rook 3
70 John Fina 26 LT 16 16 300 6-5 Arizona 3/11/1969 3 7 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1992
35 Carwell Gardner 29 fb 15 4 240 6-2 Kentucky,Louisville 11/27/1966 5 1 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1990
42 Chris Green 27 db 16 1 192 5-11 Illinois 2/26/1968 4 1 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 191st pick / 1991
90 Phil Hansen 27 LDE 16 16 278 6-5 North Dakota St. 5/20/1968 4 9 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 54th pick / 1991
52 John Holecek 23 1 0 240 6-2 Illinois 5/7/1972 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 144th pick / 1995
44 Darick Holmes 24 KR 16 2 226 6-0 Portland St. 7/1/1971 Rook 7 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 244th pick / 1995
67 Kent Hull 34 C 16 16 284 6-5 Mississippi St. 1/13/1961 9 7
27 Ken Irvin 23 db 16 3 182 5-11 Memphis 7/11/1972 Rook 2 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 109th pick / 1995
77 Jim Jeffcoat 34 de 16 2 274 6-5 Arizona St. 4/1/1961 12 2 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1983
39 Filmel Johnson 25 2 0 187 5-10 Illinois 12/24/1970 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 221st pick / 1994
84 Lonnie Johnson 24 TE 16 16 240 6-3 Florida St. 2/14/1971 1 5 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 61st pick / 1994
20 Henry Jones 28 SS 13 13 197 5-11 Illinois 12/29/1967 4 6 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 26th pick / 1991
30 Yonel Jourdain 24 8 0 204 5-11 Southern Illinois 4/20/1971 1 0
12 Jim Kelly 35 QB 15 15 217 6-3 Miami (FL) 2/14/1960 9 10 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1983
46 Marlon Kerner 22 lcb 14 5 187 5-10 Ohio St. 3/18/1973 Rook 3 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 76th pick / 1995
68 Corbin Lacina 25 g 16 3 302 6-4 Augustana (SD) 11/2/1970 1 2 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 167th pick / 1993
63 Adam Lingner 35 16 0 268 6-4 Illinois 11/2/1960 12 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 231st pick / 1983
72 Corey Louchiey 24 t 13 3 305 6-8 Tennessee,South Carolina 10/10/1971 Rook 2 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 98th pick / 1994
55 Mark Maddox 27 lb 4 4 233 6-1 Northern Michigan 3/23/1968 3 2 Buffalo Bills / 9th / 249th pick / 1991
9 Chris Mohr 29 P 16 0 215 6-5 Alabama 5/11/1966 6 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 146th pick / 1989
64 Tom Nutten 24 1 0 280 6-5 West. Michigan 6/8/1971 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 221st pick / 1995
60 Jerry Ostroski 25 RG 16 13 320 6-3 Tulsa 7/12/1970 1 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 271st pick / 1992
74 Glenn Parker 29 RT 13 13 305 6-5 Arizona 4/22/1966 5 6 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 69th pick / 1990
95 Bryce Paup*+ 27 LOLB 15 15 247 6-5 Northern Iowa 2/29/1968 5 15 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 159th pick / 1990
58 Marlo Perry 23 LILB 16 11 250 6-4 Jackson St. 8/25/1972 1 5 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 81st pick / 1994
75 Ed Philion 25 2 0 277 6-2 Ferris St. 3/27/1970 1 0
94 Mark Pike 32 16 0 272 6-4 Georgia Tech 12/27/1963 8 1 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 178th pick / 1986
83 Andre Reed 31 wr 6 6 190 6-2 Kutztown Pennsylvania 1/29/1964 10 3 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 86th pick / 1985
59 Sam Rogers 25 ROLB 16 8 245 6-3 Colorado 5/30/1970 1 4 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 64th pick / 1994
24 Kurt Schulz 27 FS 13 13 208 6-1 East. Washington 12/12/1968 3 7 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 195th pick / 1992
78 Bruce Smith*+ 32 RDE 15 15 262 6-4 Virginia Tech 6/18/1963 10 16 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1st pick / 1985
28 Thomas Smith 25 RCB 16 16 188 5-11 North Carolina 12/5/1970 2 7 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 28th pick / 1993
89 Steve Tasker* 33 wr 13 3 185 5-9 Northwestern 4/10/1962 10 3 Houston Oilers / 9th / 226th pick / 1985
82 Damon Thomas 25 14 0 215 6-2 Wayne State (NE) 12/15/1970 1 0
34 Thurman Thomas 29 RB 14 14 200 5-10 Oklahoma St. 5/16/1966 7 8 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 40th pick / 1988
33 Tim Tindale 24 16 0 220 5-10 West. Ontario 4/15/1971 Rook 0
10 Alex Van Pelt 25 1 0 220 6-1 Pittsburgh 5/1/1970 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 216th pick / 1993
92 Ted Washington 27 NT 16 15 365 6-5 Louisville 4/13/1968 4 7 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
50 David White 25 lb 15 1 235 6-2 Nebraska 2/27/1970 2 2
73 Karl Wilson 31 de 11 1 274 6-5 LSU 9/10/1964 8 1 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 59th pick / 1987
Team Total 26.7 16 239.4 6-2.1 3.4