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2003 Buffalo Bills

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6-10-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 2003 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.0, Offense: -5.0, Defense: 4.0, SoS: 1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 243 points (15.2/g), 30th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 279 points (17.4/g), 5th.
 Differential of -36 points (-2.2/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 6.7-9.3.

Coach: Gregg Williams (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Kevin Gilbride
 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
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
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 243 4348 980 4.4 34 17 22 268 293 502 2684 11 17 4.9 150 427 1664 13 3.9 96 187 21.9 17.6 Own 30.3 2:33 5.37 23.0 1.17
Team Defense 279 4313 1010 4.3 18 8 25 270 285 508 2707 18 10 5.0 153 464 1606 11 3.5 92 193 26.9 17.1 Own 33.5 2:31 5.4 22.4 1.41
Lg Rank Offense 30 30 27 29 24 22 28 31 15 31 20 21 16 23 31 3 6 17 20 28 29
Lg Rank Defense 5 2 32 27 5 13 2 9 30 3 23 8 10 5 25 32 4 11 14 3 7

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 7 boxscore W 1-0 New England Patriots 31 0 23 322 215 107 2 16 239 134 105 4 3.80 19.21 1.22
2 Sun September 14 boxscore W 2-0 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 38 17 20 371 328 43 20 287 192 95 20.05 -3.70 3.22
3 Sun September 21 boxscore L 2-1 @ Miami Dolphins 7 17 8 118 77 41 3 23 313 147 166 3 -23.25 7.56 8.03
4 Sun September 28 boxscore L 2-2 Philadelphia Eagles 13 23 15 308 287 21 1 19 335 159 176 -2.90 -9.07 1.07
5 Sun October 5 boxscore W OT 3-2 Cincinnati Bengals 22 16 17 257 177 80 18 279 212 67 2 -8.55 13.19 2.56
6 Sun October 12 boxscore L 3-3 @ New York Jets 3 30 15 193 140 53 4 13 233 115 118 -28.10 -2.59 1.08
7 Sun October 19 boxscore W 4-3 Washington Redskins 24 7 25 432 236 196 2 8 169 110 59 1 4.33 17.99 -5.58
8 Sun October 26 boxscore L 4-4 @ Kansas City Chiefs 5 38 15 266 133 133 7 22 375 275 100 -25.49 -13.53 6.24
9 Bye Week
10 Sun November 9 boxscore L 4-5 @ Dallas Cowboys 6 10 15 185 85 100 2 14 236 114 122 -19.83 12.34 1.65
11 Sun November 16 boxscore L 4-6 Houston Texans 10 12 17 335 153 182 1 12 245 211 34 1 -5.16 7.44 -5.60
12 Sun November 23 boxscore L 4-7 Indianapolis Colts 14 17 16 228 118 110 1 21 326 223 103 1 -1.98 -3.20 -0.05
13 Sun November 30 boxscore W 5-7 @ New York Giants 24 7 23 403 252 151 10 222 198 24 1 9.87 14.36 -3.83
14 Sun December 7 boxscore W 6-7 New York Jets 17 6 19 256 53 203 2 14 215 127 88 1 1.20 10.66 5.62
15 Sun December 14 boxscore L 6-8 @ Tennessee Titans 26 28 13 241 152 89 1 23 349 263 86 1 -5.31 0.01 1.94
16 Sun December 21 boxscore L 6-9 Miami Dolphins 3 20 11 177 104 73 4 11 169 37 132 2 -28.50 17.82 -3.02
17 Sat December 27 boxscore L 6-10 @ New England Patriots 0 31 16 256 174 82 4 26 321 190 131 1 -24.77 -10.99 6.55

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
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
11 Drew Bledsoe 31 QB 16 16 6-10-0 274 471 58.2% 2860 11 2.3 12 2.5 54 6.1 5.4 10.4 178.8 73.0 49 371 4.79 4.17 9.4 1 1
5 Travis Brown 26 2 0 14 18 77.8% 160 0 0.0 1 5.6 28 8.9 6.4 11.4 80.0 80.6 1 7 8.05 5.68 5.3
10 Alex Van Pelt 33 6 0 5 12 41.7% 49 0 0.0 3 25.0 14 4.1 -7.2 9.8 8.2 14.2 1 7 3.23 -7.15 7.7
20 Travis Henry 25 RB/rb 15 15 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -45.00 0.0
Team Total 26.5 16 6-10-0 293 502 58.4% 3069 11 2.2 17 3.4 54 6.1 5.0 10.5 191.8 69.4 51 385 4.85 3.87 9.2 1 1
Opp Total 16 285 508 56.1% 2938 18 3.5 10 2.0 5.8 5.61 10.3 183.6 76.5 38 231 5.0 4.8 7.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
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 25 RB/rb 15 15 331 1356 10 64 4.1 90.4 22.1 40 28 158 5.6 1 18 1.9 10.5 1514 11 7
35 Joe Burns 24 rb 16 1 39 113 0 12 2.9 7.1 2.4 9 7 62 8.9 0 14 0.4 3.9 175 0 1
11 Drew Bledsoe 31 QB 16 16 24 29 2 11 1.2 1.8 1.5 29 2 15
31 Sammy Morris 26 9 0 19 70 1 12 3.7 7.8 2.1 17 14 100 7.1 0 24 1.6 11.1 170 1 0
10 Alex Van Pelt 33 6 0 4 -6 0 -1 -1.5 -1.0 0.7 -6 0 0
82 Josh Reed 23 WR 16 16 3 38 0 16 12.7 2.4 0.2 104 58 588 10.1 2 26 3.6 36.8 626 2 1
30 Ken Simonton 24 2 0 2 4 0 2 2.0 2.0 1.0 4 0 0
33 Sam Gash 34 FB 16 10 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 13 11 83 7.5 0 18 0.7 5.2 86 0 1
88 Ryan Neufeld 28 te/wr 16 1 1 14 0 14 14.0 0.9 0.1 5 3 41 13.7 0 25 0.2 2.6 55 0 0
86 Antonio Brown 25 KR/PR 16 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 1.1 0.1 17 0 1
5 Travis Brown 26 2 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 2.5 0.5 5 0 0
8 Brian Moorman 27 P/p 16 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 1.3 0.1 21 0 1
80 Eric Moulds 30 WR 13 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 121 64 780 12.2 1 49 4.9 60.0 780 1 0
81 Bobby Shaw 28 wr 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 86 56 732 13.1 4 54 3.5 45.8 732 4 1
84 Mark Campbell 28 TE 16 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 50 34 339 10.0 1 31 2.1 21.2 339 1 0
85 Clarence Coleman 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 8 69 8.6 0 12 0.6 4.9 69 0 0
83 Dave Moore 34 te 15 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 7 82 11.7 2 28 0.5 5.5 82 2 1
89 Sam Aiken 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 3 35 11.7 0 19 0.6 7.0 35 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 427 1664 13 64 3.9 104.0 26.7 488 293 3069 10.5 11 54 18.3 191.8 4733 24 36
Opp Total 16 464 1606 11 3.5 100.4 29.0 285 2707 9.5 18 17.8 169.2 4313 29 22

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
86 Antonio Brown 25 KR/PR 16 0 25 111 0 18 4.4 48 1046 0 75 21.8 1174
22 Nate Clements 24 RCB 16 16 14 137 0 35 9.8 137
24 Terrence McGee 23 cb/db 14 2 8 160 0 26 20.0 160
31 Sammy Morris 26 9 0 6 146 0 52 24.3 316
35 Joe Burns 24 rb 16 1 1 17 0 17 17.0 192
23 Pierson Prioleau 26 fs 16 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
26 Antoine Winfield 26 LCB 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 41 248 0 35 6.0 63 1369 0 75 21.7 6350
Opp Total 16 52 577 0 11.1 55 1080 0 19.6

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
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 27 P/p 16 0 85 3788 71 0 44.6
9 Rian Lindell 26 K/k 16 0 12 11 3 3 7 3 2 24 17 70.8%% 24 24 100.0%%
Team Total 26.5 16 12 11 3 3 7 3 2 24 17 70.8%% 24 24 100.0%% 85 3788 71 0 44.6
Opp Total 16 31 23 74.2%% 26 26 100.0%% 93 3553 38.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
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
59 London Fletcher 28 MLB 16 16 2.0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 3 0 96 37
51 Takeo Spikes* 27 RLB/WLB 16 16 2.0 2 1 0 1 8 1 0 2 29 0 70 56
26 Antoine Winfield 26 LCB 16 16 1.0 1 11 0 11 12 2 0 0 0 0 92 15
36 Lawyer Milloy 30 SS 16 16 3.0 0 0 0 0 9 2 0 1 2 0 69 35
93 Pat Williams 31 dt/RDT/RT 16 16 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 28 1 54 27
22 Nate Clements 24 RCB 16 16 3 54 1 54 7 0 3 1 0 0 51 11
94 Aaron Schobel 26 de/RDE/RE 16 16 11.5 1 6 0 6 3 1 0 1 0 0 37 23
96 Jeff Posey 28 LLB/SLB 16 16 5.5 4 0 0 0 0 37 26
92 Ryan Denney 26 LDE/LE 16 13 3.5 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 27 16
23 Pierson Prioleau 26 fs 16 6 0.5 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 27 12 1
95 Sam Adams 30 dt/LDT/LT 15 15 5.0 1 37 1 37 3 0 0 1 0 0 24 9
24 Terrence McGee 23 cb/db 14 2 1.0 2 5 0 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 28 5
43 Izell Reese 29 FS 13 9 0 0 0 0 1 24 10
27 Coy Wire 25 db/fs 16 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 24 4
28 Kevin Thomas 25 db 16 1 0.5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 19 7
50 Dominique Stevenson 26 16 0 18 3
90 Chris Kelsay 24 16 0 12 7
52 DaShon Polk 26 16 0 12 7
35 Joe Burns 24 rb 16 1 0 1 0 0 0 12 5
97 Justin Bannan 24 dt/lt 14 1 9 6
11 Drew Bledsoe 31 QB 16 16 0 15 4 -18 0
57 Josh Stamer 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
82 Josh Reed 23 WR 16 16 0 1 1 0 0 6 1
91 Keith McKenzie 30 6 0 4 3
98 Ron Edwards 24 5 0 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 4 2
20 Travis Henry 25 RB/rb 15 15 0 7 2 0 0
85 Clarence Coleman 23 14 0 3 0
8 Brian Moorman 27 P/p 16 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0
88 Ryan Neufeld 28 te/wr 16 1 3 0
37 Dainon Sidney 28 2 0 3 0
70 Trey Teague 29 C 16 16 0 4 2 -35 0
80 Eric Moulds 30 WR 13 13 0 0 1 4 0 2 0
89 Sam Aiken 23 5 0 2 0
55 Angelo Crowell 22 6 0 2 0
83 Dave Moore 34 te 15 6 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
31 Sammy Morris 26 9 0 2 0
86 Antonio Brown 25 KR/PR 16 0 0 1 1 0 0
41 Phillip Crosby 27 3 0 1 0
33 Sam Gash 34 FB 16 10 0 1 1 0 0
53 Mario Haggan 23 1 0 1 0
81 Bobby Shaw 28 wr 16 7 0 1 1 0 0
84 Mark Campbell 28 TE 16 11 0 0 1 0 0
68 Mike Williams 23 RT 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 37.0 10 114 2 54 72 14 36 26 13 1 787 328 1
Opp Total 16 51 22 14

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
9 Rian Lindell 26 K/k 16 0 24 17 75
20 Travis Henry 25 RB/rb 15 15 10 1 11 66
81 Bobby Shaw 28 wr 16 7 4 4 24
11 Drew Bledsoe 31 QB 16 16 2 2 12
83 Dave Moore 34 te 15 6 2 2 12
82 Josh Reed 23 WR 16 16 2 2 12
95 Sam Adams 30 dt/LDT/LT 15 15 1 1 6
84 Mark Campbell 28 TE 16 11 1 1 6
22 Nate Clements 24 RCB 16 16 1 1 6
31 Sammy Morris 26 9 0 1 1 6
80 Eric Moulds 30 WR 13 13 1 1 6
93 Pat Williams 31 dt/RDT/RT 16 16 1 1 6
23 Pierson Prioleau 26 fs 16 6 1 2
Team Total 26.5 16 13 11 1 2 27 24 17 3 239
Opp Total 16 11 18 1 2 26 23 279

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2003-09-07 NWE W, 31-0 1 1 rush Travis Henry 1 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
2 2003-09-07 NWE W, 31-0 2 7 pass Dave Moore 7 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
3 2003-09-07 NWE W, 31-0 2 37 interception Sam Adams 37 yard interception return (Rian Lindell kick)
4 2003-09-07 NWE W, 31-0 4 9 rush Travis Henry 9 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
5 2003-09-14 @ JAX W, 38-17 1 1 rush Travis Henry 1 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
6 2003-09-14 @ JAX W, 38-17 1 6 rush Travis Henry 6 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
7 2003-09-14 @ JAX W, 38-17 2 54 pass Bobby Shaw 54 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
8 2003-09-14 @ JAX W, 38-17 3 36 pass Eric Moulds 36 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
9 2003-09-14 @ JAX W, 38-17 3 4 rush Travis Henry 4 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
10 2003-09-21 @ MIA L, 7-17 4 54 interception Nate Clements 54 yard interception return (Rian Lindell kick)
11 2003-09-28 PHI L, 13-23 4 3 pass Bobby Shaw 3 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (pass failed)
12 2003-09-28 PHI L, 13-23 4 1 rush Drew Bledsoe 1 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
13 2003-10-05 CIN W, 22-16 3 9 pass Travis Henry 9 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
14 2003-10-05 CIN W, 22-16 5 2 rush Travis Henry 2 yard rush
15 2003-10-19 WAS W, 24-7 2 4 rush Travis Henry 4 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
16 2003-10-19 WAS W, 24-7 3 10 pass Josh Reed 10 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
17 2003-10-19 WAS W, 24-7 4 14 rush Travis Henry 14 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
18 2003-11-23 IND L, 14-17 2 1 rush Drew Bledsoe 1 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
19 2003-11-23 IND L, 14-17 4 7 rush Sammy Morris 7 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
20 2003-11-30 @ NYG W, 24-7 2 24 pass Dave Moore 24 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
21 2003-11-30 @ NYG W, 24-7 2 22 pass Bobby Shaw 22 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
22 2003-11-30 @ NYG W, 24-7 3 13 rush Travis Henry 13 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
23 2003-12-07 NYJ W, 17-6 2 6 pass Josh Reed 6 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
24 2003-12-07 NYJ W, 17-6 3 4 rush Travis Henry 4 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
25 2003-12-14 @ TEN L, 26-28 2 6 pass Bobby Shaw 6 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Rian Lindell kick)
26 2003-12-14 @ TEN L, 26-28 3 28 fumble Pat Williams 28 yard fumble return (Rian Lindell kick)
27 2003-12-14 @ TEN L, 26-28 4 6 pass Mark Campbell 6 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (pass failed)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2003-09-14 @ JAX L, 17-38 2 1 rush Mark Brunell 1 yard rush (Seth Marler kick)
2 2003-09-14 @ JAX L, 17-38 4 5 pass George Wrighster 5 yard pass from Byron Leftwich (Seth Marler kick)
3 2003-09-21 @ MIA W, 17-7 2 12 pass Chris Chambers 12 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
4 2003-09-21 @ MIA W, 17-7 4 1 rush Ricky Williams 1 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
5 2003-09-28 PHI W, 23-13 1 2 rush Correll Buckhalter 2 yard rush (David Akers kick)
6 2003-09-28 PHI W, 23-13 4 62 rush Brian Westbrook 62 yard rush (David Akers kick)
7 2003-10-05 CIN L, 16-22 4 16 rush Rudi Johnson 16 yard rush (Shayne Graham kick)
8 2003-10-12 @ NYJ W, 30-3 2 1 pass Anthony Becht 1 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Doug Brien kick)
9 2003-10-12 @ NYJ W, 30-3 3 18 pass Anthony Becht 18 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Doug Brien kick)
10 2003-10-12 @ NYJ W, 30-3 3 4 pass Santana Moss 4 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Doug Brien kick)
11 2003-10-19 WAS L, 7-24 3 25 pass Rod Gardner 25 yard pass from Patrick Ramsey (John Hall kick)
12 2003-10-26 @ KAN W, 38-5 1 67 pass Dante Hall 67 yard pass from Trent Green (Morten Andersen kick)
13 2003-10-26 @ KAN W, 38-5 2 4 rush Priest Holmes 4 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
14 2003-10-26 @ KAN W, 38-5 2 13 rush Priest Holmes 13 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
15 2003-10-26 @ KAN W, 38-5 2 1 pass Tony Gonzalez 1 yard pass from Trent Green (Morten Andersen kick)
16 2003-10-26 @ KAN W, 38-5 4 15 rush Priest Holmes 15 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
17 2003-11-09 @ DAL W, 10-6 1 2 pass Dan Campbell 2 yard pass from Quincy Carter (Billy Cundiff kick)
18 2003-11-16 HOU W, 12-10 2 46 pass Andre Johnson 46 yard pass from Tony Banks (run failed)
19 2003-11-23 IND W, 17-14 4 14 rush Edgerrin James 14 yard rush
20 2003-11-23 IND W, 17-14 4 1 rush Edgerrin James 1 yard rush (James Mungro pass from Peyton Manning)
21 2003-11-30 @ NYG L, 7-24 2 77 pass Amani Toomer 77 yard pass from Kerry Collins (Matt Bryant kick)
22 2003-12-14 @ TEN W, 28-26 3 14 pass Erron Kinney 14 yard pass from Billy Volek (Robert Holcombe run)
23 2003-12-14 @ TEN W, 28-26 4 2 pass Justin McCareins 2 yard pass from Billy Volek (Gary Anderson kick)
24 2003-12-14 @ TEN W, 28-26 4 1 rush Billy Volek 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
25 2003-12-21 MIA W, 20-3 1 23 pass Chris Chambers 23 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
26 2003-12-21 MIA W, 20-3 3 74 interception Terrell Buckley 74 yard interception return (Olindo Mare kick)
27 2003-12-27 @ NWE W, 31-0 1 1 pass Daniel Graham 1 yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)
28 2003-12-27 @ NWE W, 31-0 1 9 pass Bethel Johnson 9 yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)
29 2003-12-27 @ NWE W, 31-0 2 19 pass Troy Brown 19 yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)
30 2003-12-27 @ NWE W, 31-0 2 10 pass David Givens 10 yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)