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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)

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 Rob Johnson 27 5 11 175 for 306, 2,125 yards, 12 td, 7 int, & 42 rushes for 307 yards and 1 td Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 99th pick / 1995
RB Sammy Morris 23 Rook 8 93 rushes for 341 yards, 5 td, & 37 catches for 268 yards and 1 td Buffalo Bills / 5th / 156th pick / 2000
WR Eric Moulds* 27 4 16 94 catches for 1,326 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for 24 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 1st / 24th pick / 1996
WR Peerless Price 24 1 16 52 catches for 762 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for 32 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1999
TE Sheldon Jackson 24 1 8 5 catches for 36 yards, 1 td Buffalo Bills / 7th / 230th pick / 1999
TE Jay Riemersma 27 3 12 31 catches for 372 yards, 5 td Buffalo Bills / 7th / 244th pick / 1996
LT John Fina 31 8 14 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1992
LG Ruben Brown* 28 5 16 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1995
C Jerry Ostroski 30 6 16 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 271st pick / 1992
RG Jamie Nails 25 3 16 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 4th / 120th pick / 1997
RT Marcus Spriggs 26 3 11 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 185th pick / 1997
 Defensive Starters
LDE Phil Hansen 32 9 8 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 54th pick / 1991
NT Ted Washington* 32 9 16 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
RDE Marcellus Wiley 26 3 15 10.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1997
LOLB Keith Newman 23 1 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 4th / 119th pick / 1999
LILB John Holecek 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 5th / 144th pick / 1995
RILB Sam Cowart* 25 2 12 5.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 39th pick / 1998
ROLB Sam Rogers 30 6 11 5.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 64th pick / 1994
LCB Antoine Winfield 23 1 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 23rd pick / 1999
RCB Ken Irvin 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 4th / 109th pick / 1995
SS Henry Jones 33 9 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 26th pick / 1991
FS Keion Carpenter 23 1 12 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Steve Christie 33 10 0 26 of 35 field goals & 31 of 31 extra points
P Chris Mohr 34 11 0 95 punts for a 38.5 average, 1 blocked Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 146th pick / 1989
PR Chris Watson 23 1 5 33 punt returns for a 4.9 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1999
KR Chris Watson 23 1 5 44 kick returns for a 20.3 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1999

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
76 Ethan Albright 29 16 0 283 6-5 North Carolina 5/1/1971 5 1
89 Avion Black 23 2 0 185 5-11 Tennessee St. 4/24/1977 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 121st pick / 2000
79 Ruben Brown* 28 LG 16 16 300 6-3 Pittsburgh 2/13/1972 5 10 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1995
38 Shawn Bryson 24 rb 16 7 228 6-1 Tennessee 11/30/1976 Rook 5 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 86th pick / 1999
65 Jon Carman 24 3 0 335 6-7 Georgia Tech 1/14/1976 Rook 0
29 Keion Carpenter 23 FS 12 12 205 5-11 Virginia Tech 10/31/1977 1 6
82 Kwame Cavil 21 16 0 202 6-2 Texas 5/3/1979 Rook 0
2 Steve Christie 33 K 16 0 195 6-0 William & Mary 11/13/1967 10 2
84 Bobby Collins 24 te 12 1 246 6-4 North Alabama 8/26/1976 1 1 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 122nd pick / 1999
63 Bill Conaty 27 16 0 306 6-2 Virginia Tech 3/8/1973 3 1
56 Sam Cowart* 25 RILB 12 12 245 6-2 Florida St. 2/26/1975 2 12 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 39th pick / 1998
70 John Fina 31 LT 14 14 300 6-5 Arizona 3/11/1969 8 6 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1992
96 Erik Flowers 22 16 0 273 6-4 Arizona St. 3/1/1978 Rook 2 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 26th pick / 2000
7 Doug Flutie 38 qb 11 5 180 5-10 Boston Col. 10/23/1962 14 6 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 285th pick / 1985
55 Jay Foreman 24 lb 15 1 240 6-1 Nebraska 2/18/1976 1 3 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 156th pick / 1999
25 Donovan Greer 26 13 0 178 5-9 Texas A&M 9/11/1974 3 1
90 Phil Hansen 32 LDE 10 8 278 6-5 North Dakota St. 5/20/1968 9 4 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 54th pick / 1991
77 Robert Hicks 26 rt 14 7 338 6-7 Mississippi St. 11/17/1974 2 3 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 68th pick / 1998
39 Raion Hill 24 16 0 200 6-0 LSU 9/2/1976 Rook 1
24 Ray Hill 25 2 0 182 6-0 Michigan St. 8/7/1975 2 0
52 John Holecek 28 LILB 16 16 240 6-2 Illinois 5/7/1972 5 7 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 144th pick / 1995
27 Ken Irvin 28 RCB 16 16 182 5-11 Memphis 7/11/1972 5 7 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 109th pick / 1995
88 Sheldon Jackson 24 TE 16 8 250 6-3 Nebraska 7/24/1976 1 0 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 230th pick / 1999
11 Rob Johnson 27 QB 12 11 204 6-4 USC 3/18/1973 5 7 Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 99th pick / 1995
99 Fred Jones 23 11 0 247 6-2 Colorado 10/18/1977 Rook 1
20 Henry Jones 33 SS 16 16 197 5-11 Illinois 12/29/1967 9 8 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 26th pick / 1991
97 Leif Larsen 25 7 0 295 6-4 Texas-El Paso 4/3/1975 Rook 1 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 194th pick / 2000
35 Jonathan Linton 26 rb 14 1 234 6-1 North Carolina 11/7/1974 2 1 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 131st pick / 1998
86 Jeremy McDaniel 24 wr 16 6 197 6-0 Arizona 5/2/1976 1 5
9 Chris Mohr 34 P 16 0 215 6-5 Alabama 5/11/1966 11 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 146th pick / 1989
54 Corey Moore 23 lb 9 2 225 5-11 Virginia Tech 3/20/1977 Rook 2 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 89th pick / 2000
45 Sammy Morris 23 RB 12 8 220 6-0 Texas Tech 3/23/1977 Rook 4 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 156th pick / 2000
80 Eric Moulds* 27 WR 16 16 210 6-2 Mississippi St. 7/17/1973 4 10 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 24th pick / 1996
74 Jamie Nails 25 RG 16 16 335 6-6 Florida A&M 6/3/1975 3 6 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 120th pick / 1997
53 Keith Newman 23 LOLB 16 16 248 6-2 North Carolina 1/19/1977 1 8 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 119th pick / 1999
60 Jerry Ostroski 30 C 16 16 320 6-3 Tulsa 7/12/1970 6 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 271st pick / 1992
72 Joe Panos 29 13 0 300 6-3 Wisc-Whitewater,Wisconsin 1/24/1971 6 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 77th pick / 1994
51 DaShon Polk 23 5 0 242 6-2 Arizona 3/13/1977 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 251st pick / 2000
22 Daryl Porter 26 16 0 188 5-9 Boston Col. 1/16/1974 3 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 186th pick / 1997
81 Peerless Price 24 WR 16 16 190 5-11 Tennessee 10/27/1976 1 6 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1999
91 Shawn Price 30 lde 13 6 290 6-4 Pacific 3/28/1970 7 3
85 Jay Riemersma 27 TE 12 12 255 6-5 Michigan 5/17/1973 3 3 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 244th pick / 1996
59 Sam Rogers 30 ROLB 11 11 245 6-3 Colorado 5/30/1970 6 5 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 64th pick / 1994
23 Antowain Smith 28 rb 11 1 232 6-2 Houston 3/14/1972 3 2 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 23rd pick / 1997
69 Marcus Spriggs 26 RT 16 11 310 6-3 Houston 5/30/1974 3 5 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 185th pick / 1997
28 Travares Tillman 23 db 15 2 190 6-1 Georgia Tech 10/8/1977 Rook 2 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 58th pick / 2000
10 Alex Van Pelt 30 1 0 220 6-1 Pittsburgh 5/1/1970 5 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 216th pick / 1993
92 Ted Washington* 32 NT 16 16 365 6-5 Louisville 4/13/1968 9 10 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
21 Chris Watson 23 KR 16 5 192 6-1 East. Illinois 6/30/1977 1 3 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 67th pick / 1999
75 Marcellus Wiley 26 RDE 16 15 275 6-4 Columbia 11/30/1974 3 8 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1997
93 Pat Williams 28 dt 16 2 315 6-3 NE State (OK),Texas A&M 10/24/1972 3 4
26 Antoine Winfield 23 LCB 11 11 190 5-9 Ohio St. 6/24/1977 1 5 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 23rd pick / 1999
98 Kenyatta Wright 22 lb 16 1 240 6-0 Oklahoma St. 2/19/1978 Rook 2
Team Total 26.5 16 244.5 6-1.9 3.3