1965 Buffalo Bills Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 10-3-1
Finishing 1st in the AFL's East Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: Lou Saban (10-3-1)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1965 Buffalo Bills Roster
1965 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the American Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 10 wins and 3 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the AFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Bills topped the circuit with just 226 points allowed. Buffalo scored 313 points. Jack Kemp threw for 2,368 yards. Bo Roberson topped all receivers, hauling in 31 balls for 483 yards. Billy Joe and Paul Costa provided receiving help also.

Wray Carlton rushed for a team-leading 592 yards.

The sticky-fingered defense created 57 turnovers, best in the league. Hagood Clarke intercepted 7 opponent throws.

Lou Saban coached the team. The 1965 Buffalo Bills won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Jack Kemp39117945.823686.1102.6184.67854.8
Daryle Lamonica702941.43765.434.368.67437.6


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wray Carlton1565923.880 6
Billy Joe1233773.130 4
Bobby Smith431373.213 1
Donnie Stone19613.214 0
Jack Kemp36491.412 4
Daryle Lamonica10303.010 1
Paul Maguire12121.021 0
Joe Auer3196.314 0
Charley Warner122.00
Totals39212883.380 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bo Roberson3148315.674 3
Billy Joe2727110.078 2
Wray Carlton241968.223 1
Paul Costa2140119.146 0
Charley Ferguson2126212.530 2
Glenn Bass1829916.638 1
Elbert Dubenion1828115.646 1
Ed Rutkowski1824713.747 1
Bobby Smith121169.721 0
Ernie Warlick811214.027 1
Donnie Stone6294.80
Pete Mills14343.043 0
Charley Warner11111.011 1
John Tracey122.00
Jack Kemp1-9-9.0-9 0
Totals208274413.278 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pete Gogolak3131100.0462860.9115


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Paul Maguire80343743.068

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Butch Byrd2222010.030 0
Ed Rutkowski1112711.533 0
Charley Warner11616.016 0
Hagood Clarke11313.013 0
Floyd Hudlow11212.012 0
Totals3638810.833 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charley Warner3282525.8102 2
Ed Rutkowski59719.423 0
Bo Roberson45914.822 0
Floyd Hudlow23618.018 0
Paul Maguire155.00
Jim Dunaway100.00
Totals45102222.7102 2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hagood Clarke7608.640 0
Butch Byrd511923.862 0
Charley Warner58416.823 1
Booker Edgerson55511.019 0
George Saimes4246.020 0
Mike Stratton2199.519 0
Ron McDole12424.024 0
John Tracey188.00
Tom Day100.00
Harry Jacobs100.00
Totals3239312.362 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Pete Gogolak28310115
Wray Carlton6100042
Billy Joe4200036
Jack Kemp4000024
Charley Warner0102100024
Bo Roberson3000018
Charley Ferguson200012
Ed Rutkowski1000006
Ernie Warlick10006
Bobby Smith100006
Elbert Dubenion10006
George Saimes010006
Glenn Bass10006
Daryle Lamonica10006


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