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2000 Buffalo Bills

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8-8-0, Finished 4th in AFC East Division  · 2000 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.0, Offense: 0.5, Defense: -0.5, SoS: 2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 315 points (19.7/g), 20th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 350 points (21.9/g), 18th.
 Differential of -35 points (-2.2/g), 22nd.  Expected W-L: 7.0-9.0.

Coach: Wade Phillips (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Pendry
 Defensive Coordinator: Ted Cottrell

Stadium: Ralph Wilson Stadium
 Training Camp: St. John Fisher College (Pittsford, New York)

Team Info

Owner/President Ralph Wilson
General Manager John Butler
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 315 5498 1080 5.1 23 13 24 309 312 546 3576 20 10 5.9 174 475 1922 11 4.0 111 200 29.0 10.5 Own 30.1 2:35 5.59 27.4 1.51
Team Defense 350 4426 966 4.6 29 13 23 252 283 480 2867 18 16 5.5 153 444 1559 13 3.5 76 199 30.2 10.6 Own 35.2 2:22 5.0 22.1 1.53
Lg Rank Offense 20 9 4 17 12 14 11 15 1 14 12 13 21 18 20 28 5 14 12 13 20
Lg Rank Defense 18 3 16 13 3 6 4 11 18 10 19 6 16 4 15 16 4 6 4 3 12

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 3 boxscore W 1-0 Tennessee Titans 16 13 17 266 137 129 9 172 119 53 1 -7.01 19.60 -4.94
2 Sun September 10 boxscore W 2-0 Green Bay Packers 27 18 20 309 220 89 1 14 274 234 40 3 -0.99 8.01 4.68
3 Sun September 17 boxscore L 2-1 @ New York Jets 14 27 16 354 274 80 4 15 279 188 91 1 0.02 2.48 -16.42
4 Bye Week
5 Sun October 1 boxscore L 2-2 Indianapolis Colts 16 18 21 385 215 170 14 265 184 81 1 7.00 -5.84 -2.70
6 Sun October 8 boxscore L 2-3 @ Miami Dolphins 13 22 15 254 178 76 2 15 254 134 120 1 -13.37 3.76 -0.95
7 Sun October 15 boxscore W OT 3-3 San Diego Chargers 27 24 25 424 329 95 2 15 303 251 52 4 -9.54 11.44 1.76
8 Sun October 22 boxscore L 3-4 @ Minnesota Vikings 27 31 21 406 286 120 1 17 348 251 97 1 9.52 -8.80 -2.48
9 Sun October 29 boxscore W 4-4 New York Jets 23 20 18 338 252 86 19 337 286 51 4 3.18 5.20 -6.11
10 Sun November 5 boxscore W OT 5-4 @ New England Patriots 16 13 20 315 174 141 1 14 189 100 89 2 -3.08 18.06 -12.97
11 Sun November 12 boxscore W 6-4 Chicago Bears 20 3 14 299 194 105 1 12 234 135 99 4 -6.97 27.86 -6.56
12 Sun November 19 boxscore W 7-4 @ Kansas City Chiefs 21 17 21 299 224 75 24 378 275 103 2 7.09 -4.09 -0.62
13 Sun November 26 boxscore L 7-5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 31 25 433 294 139 2 13 180 66 114 2.57 3.06 -20.68
14 Sun December 3 boxscore L 7-6 Miami Dolphins 6 33 14 196 36 160 3 15 333 200 133 1 -20.54 -2.18 -4.69
15 Mon December 11 boxscore L 7-7 @ Indianapolis Colts 20 44 16 294 228 66 3 20 237 116 121 -15.92 -5.25 -4.85
16 Sun December 17 boxscore L OT 7-8 New England Patriots 10 13 19 347 169 178 1 19 331 142 189 -4.99 12.58 -9.53
17 Sat December 23 boxscore W 8-8 @ Seattle Seahawks 42 23 27 579 366 213 2 17 312 186 126 4 33.27 8.12 -17.28

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
11 Rob Johnson 27 QB 12 11 4-7-0 175 306 57.2 2125 12 3.9 7 2.3 74 6.9 6.7 12.1 177.1 82.2 49 292 5.16 4.95 13.8 2 1
7 Doug Flutie 38 qb 11 5 4-1-0 132 231 57.1 1700 8 3.5 3 1.3 52 7.4 7.5 12.9 154.5 86.5 10 68 6.77 6.88 4.1 1 3
10 Alex Van Pelt 30 1 0 4 8 50.0 67 0 0.0 0 0.0 36 8.4 8.4 16.8 67.0 78.6 0 0 8.38 8.38 0.0 0 1
9 Chris Mohr 34 P 16 0 1 1 100.0 44 0 0.0 0 0.0 44 44.0 44.0 44.0 2.8 118.7 0 0 44.00 44.00 0.0
Team Total 26.5 16 8-8-0 312 546 57.1 3936 20 3.7 10 1.8 74 7.2 7.1 12.6 246.0 84.3 59 360 5.91 5.83 9.8 3 5
Opp Total 16 283 480 59.0 3175 18 3.8 16 3.3 6.6 5.86 11.2 198.4 77.4 42 308 5.5 4.8 8.0

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
38 Shawn Bryson 24 rb 16 7 161 591 0 24 3.7 36.9 10.1 32 271 8.5 2 32 2.0 16.9 862 2 1
23 Antowain Smith 28 rb 11 3 101 354 4 59 3.5 32.2 9.2 3 20 6.7 0 9 0.3 1.8 374 4 1
45 Sammy Morris 23 RB 12 8 93 341 5 32 3.7 28.4 7.8 37 268 7.2 1 24 3.1 22.3 609 6 2
11 Rob Johnson 27 QB 12 11 42 307 1 23 7.3 25.6 3.5 1 -6 -6.0 0 -6 0.1 -0.5 301 1 4
35 Jonathan Linton 26 rb 14 2 38 112 0 12 2.9 8.0 2.7 3 8 2.7 1 4 0.2 0.6 120 1 3
7 Doug Flutie 38 qb 11 5 36 161 1 32 4.5 14.6 3.3 161 1 5
80 Eric Moulds* 27 WR 16 16 2 24 0 20 12.0 1.5 0.1 94 1326 14.1 5 52 5.9 82.9 1350 5 1
81 Peerless Price 24 WR 16 16 2 32 0 27 16.0 2.0 0.1 52 762 14.7 3 42 3.3 47.6 794 3 4
86 Jeremy McDaniel 24 wr 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 697 16.2 2 74 2.7 43.6 697 2 0
85 Jay Riemersma 27 TE 12 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 31 372 12.0 5 35 2.6 31.0 372 5 1
84 Bobby Collins 24 te 12 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 72 12.0 0 23 0.5 6.0 72 0 0
88 Sheldon Jackson 24 TE 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 36 7.2 1 12 0.3 2.3 36 1 0
82 Kwame Cavil 21 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 66 16.5 0 39 0.3 4.1 66 0 0
22 Daryl Porter 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 44 44.0 0 44 0.1 2.8 44 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 475 1922 11 59 4.0 120.1 29.7 312 3936 12.6 20 74 19.5 246.0 5858 31 28
Opp Total 16 444 1559 13 3.5 97.4 27.8 283 2867 10.1 18 17.7 179.2 4426 31 30

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 Chris Watson 23 KR/lcb/PR 16 5 33 163 0 20 4.9 44 894 0 37 20.3 1057
89 Avion Black 23 2 0 9 165 0 26 18.3 165
38 Shawn Bryson 24 rb 16 7 8 122 0 26 15.3 984
81 Peerless Price 24 WR 16 16 5 27 0 12 5.4 821
35 Jonathan Linton 26 rb 14 2 3 40 0 17 13.3 160
82 Kwame Cavil 21 16 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 67
55 Jay Foreman 24 lb 15 3 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
20 Henry Jones 33 SS 16 16 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
45 Sammy Morris 23 RB 12 8 1 17 0 17 17.0 626
23 Antowain Smith 28 rb 11 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 374
Team Total 26.5 16 38 190 0 20 5.0 69 1262 0 37 18.3 7310
Opp Total 16 51 544 1 10.7 70 1524 2 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
9 Chris Mohr 34 P 16 0 95 3661 57 1 38.5
2 Steve Christie 33 K 16 0 2 2 13 11 6 4 13 9 1 35 26 74.3% 31 31 100.0%
Team Total 26.5 16 2 2 13 11 6 4 13 9 1 35 26 74.3% 31 31 100.0% 95 3661 57 1 38.5
Opp Total 16 33 29 87.9% 33 33 100.0% 92 3864 42.0

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 Sam Cowart* 25 RILB 12 12 5.5 2 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 3 0 88 41
52 John Holecek 28 LILB 16 16 1 0 0 0 0 69 41
53 Keith Newman 23 LOLB 16 16 8.0 2 1 1 25 0 46 17
20 Henry Jones 33 SS 16 16 2 45 1 45 0 0 0 1 14 0 45 25
75 Marcellus Wiley 26 RDE 16 15 10.5 3 0 1 0 0 41 24
92 Ted Washington* 32 NT 16 16 2.5 37 21
93 Pat Williams 28 dt 16 4 2.5 1 0 2 0 0 37 18
55 Jay Foreman 24 lb 15 3 1 0 0 0 0 36 19
26 Antoine Winfield 23 LCB 11 11 1 8 0 8 0 39 7
59 Sam Rogers 30 ROLB 11 11 5.0 1 10 0 10 0 3 0 1 0 0 28 12
98 Kenyatta Wright 22 lb 16 1 34 6
29 Keion Carpenter 23 FS 12 12 5 63 0 22 0 30 3
27 Ken Irvin 28 RCB 16 16 2 1 0 1 0 29 2
21 Chris Watson 23 KR/lcb/PR 16 5 0 4 2 0 0 24 6
90 Phil Hansen 32 LDE 10 8 2.0 0 0 1 29 0 16 11
91 Shawn Price 30 lde 13 6 1.0 14 12
28 Travares Tillman 23 db 15 4 19 3
96 Erik Flowers 22 16 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 11 9
25 Donovan Greer 26 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 6
54 Corey Moore 23 lb 9 4 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 8 4
99 Fred Jones 23 15 0 1.0 5 2
97 Leif Larsen 25 7 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 5 1
7 Doug Flutie 38 qb 11 5 0 5 2 -9 0
22 Daryl Porter 26 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 54 1 1 2
11 Rob Johnson 27 QB 12 11 0 4 2 0 0
81 Peerless Price 24 WR 16 16 0 4 1 0 0
39 Raion Hill 24 16 0 2 0
35 Jonathan Linton 26 rb 14 2 0 3 1 0 0
45 Sammy Morris 23 RB 12 8 0 2 1 0 0
80 Eric Moulds* 27 WR 16 16 0 1 1 0 0
60 Jerry Ostroski 30 C 16 16 0 1 1 -12 1
76 Ethan Albright 29 16 0 0 0 1 19 0
38 Shawn Bryson 24 rb 16 7 0 1 0 0 0
70 John Fina 31 LT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
88 Sheldon Jackson 24 TE 16 8 0 0 1 0 0
74 Jamie Nails 25 RG 16 16 0 0 1 5 0
85 Jay Riemersma 27 TE 12 12 0 1 0 0 0
23 Antowain Smith 28 rb 11 3 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 42.0 16 131 1 45 0 15 28 28 128 2 675 292
Opp Total 16 59 30 17 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
2 Steve Christie 33 K 16 0 31 26 109
45 Sammy Morris 23 RB 12 8 5 1 6 36
80 Eric Moulds* 27 WR 16 16 5 5 30
85 Jay Riemersma 27 TE 12 12 5 5 30
23 Antowain Smith 28 rb 11 3 4 4 24
81 Peerless Price 24 WR 16 16 3 3 18
38 Shawn Bryson 24 rb 16 7 2 2 1 14
86 Jeremy McDaniel 24 wr 16 6 2 2 12
7 Doug Flutie 38 qb 11 5 1 1 6
88 Sheldon Jackson 24 TE 16 8 1 1 6
11 Rob Johnson 27 QB 12 11 1 1 6
20 Henry Jones 33 SS 16 16 1 1 6
35 Jonathan Linton 26 rb 14 2 1 1 6
60 Jerry Ostroski 30 C 16 16 1 1 6
22 Daryl Porter 26 16 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.5 16 11 20 2 1 34 1 31 26 315
Opp Total 16 13 18 1 2 2 1 3 33 29 1 350