1971 Buffalo Bills Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 1-13
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Harvey Johnson (1-13)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1971 Buffalo Bills Roster
The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 1 wins and 13 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.
The Bills scored only 184 points, worst in the league, and the leaky defense surrendered 394, most in the circuit. Dennis Shaw passed for 1,813 yards. Marlin Briscoe topped all receivers, hauling in 44 balls for 603 yards. Haven Moses and Wayne Patrick provided receiving help as well.
O.J. Simpson rushed for a team-leading 742 yards for Buffalo.
Robert James picked off 4 opponent throws.
Harvey Johnson coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 184
Regular Season Points Against: 394
|September 19, 1971||Dallas Cowboys 49 at Buffalo Bills 37||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|September 26, 1971||Miami Dolphins 29 at Buffalo Bills 14||L||0-2-0||0-0-0||0-2-0|
|October 3, 1971||Buffalo Bills 0 at Minnesota Vikings 19||L||0-2-0||0-1-0||0-3-0|
|October 10, 1971||Baltimore Colts 43 at Buffalo Bills 0||L||0-3-0||0-1-0||0-4-0|
|October 17, 1971||Buffalo Bills 17 at New York Jets 28||L||0-3-0||0-2-0||0-5-0|
|October 23, 1971||Buffalo Bills 3 at San Diego Chargers 20||L||0-3-0||0-3-0||0-6-0|
|October 31, 1971||St. Louis Cardinals 28 at Buffalo Bills 23||L||0-4-0||0-3-0||0-7-0|
|November 7, 1971||Buffalo Bills 0 at Miami Dolphins 34||L||0-4-0||0-4-0||0-8-0|
|November 14, 1971||Buffalo Bills 33 at New England Patriots 38||L||0-4-0||0-5-0||0-9-0|
|November 21, 1971||New York Jets 20 at Buffalo Bills 7||L||0-5-0||0-5-0||0-10-0|
|November 28, 1971||New England Patriots 20 at Buffalo Bills 27||W||1-5-0||0-5-0||1-10-0|
|December 5, 1971||Buffalo Bills 0 at Baltimore Colts 24||L||1-5-0||0-6-0||1-11-0|
|December 12, 1971||Houston Oilers 20 at Buffalo Bills 14||L||1-6-0||0-6-0||1-12-0|
|December 19, 1971||Buffalo Bills 9 at Kansas City Chiefs 22||L||1-6-0||0-7-0||1-13-0|