1983 Buffalo Bills Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Kay Stephenson (8-8)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1983 Buffalo Bills Statistics
1983 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Bills scored 283 points, but the defense allowed 351. Joe Ferguson passed for 2,995 yards. Joe Cribbs topped pass catchers, hauling in 57 balls for 524 yards. Tony Hunter, Frank Lewis and Byron Franklin each contributed to the receiving game, too.

Joe Cribbs rushed for a team-leading 1,131 yards for Buffalo.

Chris Williams and Steve Freeman each picked off 3 opponent throws. Ben Williams led the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks.

Kay Stephenson coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
75Bill AckerNTNovember 7, 19566'3"255TexasFreer, TX USA110
84Buster BarnettTENovember 24, 19586'5"228Jackson St.Macon, MS USA151
73Jon BorchardtRGAugust 13, 19576'5"260Montana St.Minneapolis, MN USA1616
86Mark BrammerTEMay 3, 19586'3"238Michigan St.Traverse City, MI USA1212
80Jerry ButlerWROctober 12, 19576'0"178ClemsonWare Shoals, SC USA99
67Darryl CaldwellTB-FBFebruary 2, 19606'5"245Tennessee St.Birmingham, AL USA140
7Greg CaterPApril 17, 19576'0"191Tenn-ChattanoogaLa Grange, GA USA160
29Mario ClarkLCBMarch 29, 19546'2"194OregonPasadena, CA USA1414
20Joe CribbsRBJanuary 5, 19585'11"190AuburnSulligent, AL USA1616
63Justin CrossRTApril 29, 19596'6"263West. State (CO)Montreal, QC Canada1513
18Joe DaneloKSeptember 2, 19535'9"166Washington St.Spokane, WA USA140
89Julius DawkinsWRJanuary 4, 19616'1"196PittsburghMonessen, PA USA112
11Joe DufekQBAugust 23, 19616'4"215YaleAnn Arbor, MI USA50
12Joe FergusonQBApril 23, 19506'1"195ArkansasAlvin, TX USA1616
28Judson FlintDBJanuary 26, 19576'0"201MemphisFarrell, PA USA10
85Byron FranklinWRSeptember 4, 19586'1"179AuburnFlorence, AL USA155
22Steve FreemanFSMay 8, 19535'11"185Mississippi St.Lamesa, TX USA1616
53Will GrantCMarch 7, 19546'3"254Idaho St.Milton, MA USA1616
55Jim HaslettLBDecember 9, 19556'3"232Indiana (PA)Pittsburgh, PA USA50
47Tony HunterTEMay 22, 19606'4"237Notre DameCincinnati, OH USA133
47Bill HurleyDBJune 15, 19575'11"195SyracuseKenmore, NY USA100
90Scott HutchinsonDEMay 27, 19566'4"246FloridaWinter Park, FL USA50
91Ken JohnsonRDEMarch 25, 19556'5"253KnoxvilleNashville, TN USA168
72Ken JonesLTDecember 1, 19526'5"260Arkansas St.St. Louis, MO USA1616
50Trey JunkinTE-LBJanuary 23, 19616'2"240Louisiana TechConway, AR USA160
52Chris KeatingLILBOctober 12, 19576'2"223MaineBoston, MA USA1616
21Mike KennedySSFebruary 26, 19596'0"195ToledoToledo, OH USA127
43David KilsonDBAugust 11, 19606'1"200Nevada-RenoSan Francisco, CA USA162
10Matt KoflerQBAugust 30, 19596'3"192San Diego St.Longview, WA USA160
42Rod KushDBDecember 29, 19566'0"188Nebraska-OmahaOmaha, NE USA44
48Roosevelt LeaksRBJanuary 31, 19535'10"225TexasBrenham, TX USA124
82Frank LewisWRJuly 4, 19476'1"196Grambling St.Houma, LA USA1111
59Joey LumpkinLBFebruary 19, 19606'2"230Arizona St.Ardmore, OK USA140
61Tom LynchGMay 24, 19556'5"256Boston Col.Chicago, IL USA153
54Eugene MarveRILBAugust 14, 19606'2"237Saginaw Valley St.Flint, MI USA1616
58Mark MerrillLBMay 5, 19556'4"237MinnesotaSt. Paul, MN USA120
34Booker MooreFBJune 23, 19595'11"224Penn St.Flint, MI USA1511
88Mike MosleyWRJune 6, 19586'2"192Texas A&MHillsboro, TX USA72
62Ervin ParkerROLBAugust 19, 19586'4"236South Carolina St.Georgetown, SC USA1616
40Robb RiddickKRApril 26, 19576'0"195MillersvilleQuakertown, PA USA160
51Jim RitcherLGMay 21, 19586'3"273North Carolina St.Hinckley, OH USA1616
26Charles RomesRCBDecember 16, 19546'1"191North Carolina CentralVerdun, France1616
99Mark RoopenianNTJuly 10, 19586'5"254Boston Col.Medford, MA USA30
57Lucius SanfordLOLBFebruary 14, 19566'2"216Georgia TechMilledgeville, GA USA1616
76Fred SmerlasNTApril 8, 19576'3"277Boston Col.Waltham, MA USA1616
5Fred SteinfortKNovember 3, 19525'11"180Boston Col.Wetter, Germany20
56Darryl TalleyLBJuly 10, 19606'4"235West VirginiaCleveland, OH USA160
24Gary ThompsonDBFebruary 23, 19596'0"180San Jose St.Castro Valley, CA USA160
81Perry TuttleWRAugust 2, 19596'0"178ClemsonLexington, NC USA93
23Van Van WilliamsRBMarch 15, 19596'0"208East Tennessee St.Johnson City, TN USA161
41Phil VillapianoLBFebruary 26, 19496'2"225Bowling GreenLong Branch, NJ USA40
93Scott VirkusDESeptember 7, 19596'5"260PurdueRochester, MN USA150
65Tim VoglerG-COctober 2, 19566'3"259Ohio St.Troy, OH USA160
45Len WalterscheidDBSeptember 13, 19545'11"190Southern UtahGainesville, TX USA30
83Sherman WhiteRDEOctober 6, 19486'5"250CaliforniaManchester, NH USA88
27Chris WilliamsFSJanuary 2, 19596'0"197LSUAlexandria, LA USA165
77Ben WilliamsLDESeptember 1, 19546'3"251MississippiYazoo City, MS USA1616



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