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2001 Buffalo Bills

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3-13-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division  · 2001 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -9.5, Offense: -3.9, Defense: -5.7, SoS: 0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 265 points (16.6/g), 27th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 420 points (26.2/g), 29th.
 Differential of -155 points (-9.7/g), 30th.  Expected W-L: 4.0-12.0.

Coach: Gregg Williams (3-13-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Sheppard
 Defensive Coordinator: Jerry Gray

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

Team Info

Owner/President Ralph Wilson
President/General Manager Tom Donahoe
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Player PF 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 265 5137 1009 5.1 33 13 32 287 327 557 3451 18 20 5.7 180 406 1686 9 4.2 75 184 24.5 16.8 Own 26.9 2:32 5.64 27.9 1.32
Team Defense 420 5292 969 5.5 19 8 26 302 284 453 3159 23 11 6.5 154 482 2133 20 4.4 122 182 39.0 17.0 Own 37.4 2:44 5.5 28.9 2.12
Lg Rank Offense 27 13 19 16 19 7 12 17 20 17 26 22 23 12 28 7 1 15 6 8 25
Lg Rank Defense 29 21 30 28 25 2 13 20 29 25 27 26 29 24 3 30 1 28 23 25 30

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 9 boxscore L 0-1 New Orleans Saints 6 24 12 251 126 125 3 17 301 192 109 -20.16 -5.45 0.86
2 Sun September 23 boxscore L 0-2 @ Indianapolis Colts 26 42 21 374 229 145 1 28 555 418 137 3 7.49 -22.35 -0.34
3 Sun September 30 boxscore L 0-3 Pittsburgh Steelers 3 20 14 172 120 52 2 16 270 100 170 -22.95 -1.36 4.82
4 Sun October 7 boxscore L 0-4 New York Jets 36 42 26 473 311 162 5 21 335 173 162 0.42 -10.46 -0.47
5 Bye Week
6 Thu October 18 boxscore W 1-4 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 13 10 19 317 219 98 14 247 132 115 2 4.31 8.35 -7.63
7 Sun October 28 boxscore L 1-5 @ San Diego Chargers 24 27 22 396 291 105 2 17 338 243 95 2.63 -3.71 -2.38
8 Sun November 4 boxscore L 1-6 Indianapolis Colts 14 30 14 232 148 84 2 17 305 161 144 1 -18.17 -2.08 8.76
9 Sun November 11 boxscore L 1-7 @ New England Patriots 11 21 15 242 173 69 2 15 205 71 134 3 -12.52 5.61 -3.18
10 Sun November 18 boxscore L 1-8 Seattle Seahawks 20 23 25 372 303 69 2 16 246 134 112 6.23 -1.07 -9.24
11 Sun November 25 boxscore L 1-9 Miami Dolphins 27 34 21 422 295 127 3 19 362 261 101 1 13.38 -7.41 -11.78
12 Sun December 2 boxscore L 1-10 @ San Francisco 49ers 0 35 11 191 162 29 5 26 409 179 230 -18.85 -18.70 1.43
13 Sun December 9 boxscore W 2-10 Carolina Panthers 25 24 18 369 267 102 1 17 231 153 78 2 -0.95 6.63 -5.72
14 Sun December 16 boxscore L OT 2-11 New England Patriots 9 12 19 310 212 98 1 17 335 206 129 2 -10.62 8.70 -3.37
15 Sun December 23 boxscore L 2-12 @ Atlanta Falcons 30 33 15 398 208 190 22 489 422 67 2 13.49 -15.35 -1.00
16 Sun December 30 boxscore W 3-12 @ New York Jets 14 9 19 368 176 192 1 19 375 227 148 3 0.81 -0.28 -0.35
17 Sun January 6 boxscore L 3-13 @ Miami Dolphins 7 34 16 250 211 39 3 21 289 87 202 -18.61 -6.37 -2.02

Passing

No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
10 Alex Van Pelt 31 qb 12 8 2-6-0 178 307 58.0% 2056 12 3.9 11 3.6 80 6.7 5.9 11.6 171.3 76.4 14 73 6.18 5.38 4.4 1 1
11 Rob Johnson 28 QB 8 8 1-7-0 134 216 62.0% 1465 5 2.3 7 3.2 61 6.8 5.8 10.9 183.1 76.3 31 196 5.14 4.27 12.6 0 1
5 Travis Brown 24 1 0 15 33 45.5% 201 1 3.0 2 6.1 34 6.1 4.0 13.4 201.0 50.2 1 2 5.85 3.79 2.9
8 Brian Moorman 25 P 16 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 25.5 16 3-13-0 327 557 58.7% 3722 18 3.2 20 3.6 80 6.7 5.7 11.4 232.6 74.7 46 271 5.72 4.83 7.6 1 2
Opp Total 16 284 453 62.7% 3378 23 5.1 11 2.4 7.5 7.38 11.9 211.1 92.2 34 219 6.5 6.4 7.0

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
20 Travis Henry 23 RB 13 12 213 729 4 25 3.4 56.1 16.4 27 22 179 8.1 0 40 1.7 13.8 908 4 5
38 Shawn Bryson 25 rb 15 3 80 341 2 68 4.3 22.7 5.3 11 9 59 6.6 0 23 0.6 3.9 400 2 0
11 Rob Johnson 28 QB 8 8 36 241 1 23 6.7 30.1 4.5 241 1 6
37 Larry Centers* 33 FB 16 13 34 160 2 50 4.7 10.0 2.1 105 80 620 7.8 2 26 5.0 38.8 780 4 2
33 Sammy Morris 24 rb 16 1 20 72 0 10 3.6 4.5 1.3 9 7 36 5.1 0 11 0.4 2.3 108 0 1
10 Alex Van Pelt 31 qb 12 8 12 33 0 15 2.8 2.8 1.0 33 0 5
81 Peerless Price 25 PR/WR 16 16 6 97 0 31 16.2 6.1 0.4 111 55 895 16.3 7 70 3.4 55.9 992 7 2
80 Eric Moulds 28 WR 16 16 3 3 0 6 1.0 0.2 0.2 135 67 904 13.5 5 80 4.2 56.5 907 5 1
5 Travis Brown 24 1 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10.0 1.0 10 0 1
8 Brian Moorman 25 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 0
85 Jay Riemersma 28 TE 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 73 53 590 11.1 3 36 3.3 36.9 590 3 0
84 Reggie Germany 23 wr 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 12 203 16.9 0 39 0.8 12.7 203 0 0
86 Jeremy McDaniel 25 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 11 129 11.7 0 22 1.6 18.4 129 0 0
89 Avion Black 24 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 8 90 11.3 0 25 0.6 6.4 90 0 0
41 Phillip Crosby 25 fb 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 2 16 8.0 0 9 0.1 1.0 16 0 0
88 Sheldon Jackson 25 te 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 1 1 1.0 1 1 0.1 0.1 1 1 0
Team Total 25.5 16 406 1686 9 68 4.2 105.4 25.4 517 327 3722 11.4 18 80 20.4 232.6 5408 27 25
Opp Total 16 482 2133 20 4.4 133.3 30.1 284 3159 11.1 23 17.8 197.4 5292 43 26

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Nate Clements 22 KR/RCB 16 11 4 81 1 66 20.3 30 628 0 37 20.9 709
89 Avion Black 24 14 0 1 34 0 34 34.0 25 498 0 29 19.9 622
81 Peerless Price 25 PR/WR 16 16 19 110 0 24 5.8 1102
38 Shawn Bryson 25 rb 15 3 16 299 0 32 18.7 699
25 Tony Driver 24 5 0 7 130 0 23 18.6 130
21 Chris Watson 24 14 0 5 96 0 30 19.2 96
Team Total 25.5 16 24 225 1 66 9.4 83 1651 0 37 19.9 7284
Opp Total 16 40 418 0 10.5 52 987 0 19.0

Kicking & Punting

Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
8 Brian Moorman 25 P 16 0 80 3262 66 0 40.8
9 Jake Arians 23 K 10 0 6 6 4 2 11 4 21 12 57.1%% 17 16 94.1%%
17 Shayne Graham 24 k 6 0 4 4 4 2 8 6 75.0%% 7 7 100.0%%
Team Total 25.5 16 10 10 4 2 15 6 29 18 62.1%% 24 23 95.8%% 80 3262 66 0 40.8
Opp Total 16 37 28 75.7%% 48 48 100.0%% 66 2845 43.1

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
55 Jay Foreman 25 RLB 16 16 2.5 1 0 2 0 0 72 29
26 Antoine Winfield 24 LCB 16 16 2 0 0 0 11 1 0 1 5 0 68 12
53 Keith Newman 24 LLB 16 16 3.5 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 62 21
22 Nate Clements 22 KR/RCB 16 11 1.0 3 48 1 48 14 3 1 0 0 0 53 10
58 Brandon Spoon 23 MLB 14 14 2 51 2 44 2 45 20
93 Pat Williams 29 RDT 13 13 1.5 41 18
39 Raion Hill 25 SS 15 13 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 31 21
94 Aaron Schobel 24 RDE 16 11 6.5 0 0 0 0 2 31 11
27 Ken Irvin 29 db 14 4 1 0 0 0 3 33 3
57 Kenyatta Wright 23 lb 11 1 1.5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 27 8
23 Pierson Prioleau 24 db 6 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 8
90 Phil Hansen 33 LDE 12 12 3.0 1 17 0 17 3 22 9
51 DaShon Polk 24 lb 16 1 25 7
29 Keion Carpenter 24 FS 15 10 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 23 10
95 Bryce Fisher 24 de 13 2 3.0 0 0 0 0 1 20 13
28 Travares Tillman 24 fs 13 6 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 17 0 21 11
91 Shawn Price 31 LDT 11 11 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 18 16
92 Tyrone Robertson 22 12 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 19 7
21 Chris Watson 24 14 0 1 23 0 23 6 0 1 1 0 0 17 3
96 Erik Flowers 23 rde 15 6 2.0 14 7
77 Kendrick Office 23 de 8 1 3.0 2 0 0 0 0 11 5
97 Leif Larsen 26 ldt 9 5 1.0 11 6
99 Fred Jones 24 16 0 0.5 13 1
31 Lance Brown 29 db 14 1 0 0 0 0 1 10 6
98 Ron Edwards 22 dt 7 3 7 3
33 Sammy Morris 24 rb 16 1 0 1 1 0 0 7 1
41 Phillip Crosby 25 fb 16 2 0 0 1 0 0 6 2
89 Avion Black 24 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0
84 Reggie Germany 23 wr 16 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 0
11 Rob Johnson 28 QB 8 8 0 6 1 -4 0 2 0
37 Larry Centers* 33 FB 16 13 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
20 Travis Henry 23 RB 13 12 0 5 2 0 0
38 Shawn Bryson 25 rb 15 3 3 0
25 Tony Driver 24 5 0 3 0
8 Brian Moorman 25 P 16 0 3 0
80 Eric Moulds 28 WR 16 16 0 1 1 0 0 2 0
10 Alex Van Pelt 31 qb 12 8 0 5 1 0 0
17 Shayne Graham 24 k 6 0 2 1
87 Dan O'Leary 24 8 0 2 1
81 Peerless Price 25 PR/WR 16 16 0 2 1 0 0 1 0
88 Sheldon Jackson 25 te 16 1 2 0
86 Jeremy McDaniel 25 7 0 2 0
56 Sam Cowart 26 lb 1 1 0 2
5 Travis Brown 24 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
63 Bill Conaty 28 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
71 Corey Hulsey 24 RG 16 12 0 0 1 0 0
60 Jerry Ostroski 31 rg 7 7 0 0 1 0 0
68 Morris Unutoa 30 8 0 0 1 0 -13 0
Team Total 25.5 16 34.0 11 139 3 48 56 12 25 16 18 0 670 222
Opp Total 16 46 26 18

Scoring Summary

No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
9 Jake Arians 23 K 10 0 16 12 52
81 Peerless Price 25 PR/WR 16 16 7 7 42
80 Eric Moulds 28 WR 16 16 5 5 1 32
17 Shayne Graham 24 k 6 0 7 6 25
37 Larry Centers* 33 FB 16 13 2 2 4 24
20 Travis Henry 23 RB 13 12 4 4 24
85 Jay Riemersma 28 TE 16 15 3 3 18
38 Shawn Bryson 25 rb 15 3 2 2 12
22 Nate Clements 22 KR/RCB 16 11 1 1 2 12
58 Brandon Spoon 23 MLB 14 14 2 2 12
88 Sheldon Jackson 25 te 16 1 1 1 6
11 Rob Johnson 28 QB 8 8 1 1 6
Team Total 25.5 16 9 18 1 3 31 1 23 18 265
Opp Total 16 20 23 3 2 48 28 420