1966 Buffalo Bills Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 9-4-1
Finishing 1st in the AFL's East Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Joe Collier (9-4-1)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1966 Buffalo Bills Roster
1966 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the American Football League ended the 1966 season with a record of 9 wins and 4 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the AFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Defensively, the Bills yielded 255 points, fewest in the league. Buffalo piled up points with 358 points. Jack Kemp tossed for 2,451 yards. Elbert Dubenion hauled in 50 balls for 747 yards.

Bobby Burnett rushed for a team-leading 766 yards, and Wray Carlton also contributed to the rushing attack.

Tom Janik seized 8 opponent throws.

Joe Collier coached the team. The 1966 Buffalo Bills lost in the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Jack Kemp38916642.724516.3112.8164.15556.2
Daryle Lamonica843339.35496.544.856.05553.1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Burnett1877664.132 4
Wray Carlton1566964.523 6
Allen Smith311484.820 0
Jack Kemp401303.226 5
Jack Spikes281194.236 3
Elbert Dubenion3165.317 0
Ed Rutkowski11010.010 0
Daryle Lamonica960.714 1
Paul Costa010
Totals45518924.236 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Elbert Dubenion5074714.944 2
Bobby Burnett3441912.348 4
Bobby Crockett3153317.253 3
Paul Costa2740014.850 3
Wray Carlton2128013.355 0
Charley Ferguson1629318.332 1
Glenn Bass1013013.019 0
Ed Rutkowski615025.055 1
Jack Spikes24522.527 1
Joe O'Donnell122.00
Allen Smith111.00
Totals199300015.155 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Booth Lusteg424197.6381950.098


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Paul Maguire69284141.261

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ed Rutkowski1820911.673 1
Butch Byrd231868.172 1
Hagood Clarke2126.00
Totals434079.573 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charley Warner3384625.695 1
Ed Rutkowski612120.232 0
Pete Mills47619.026 0
Remi Prudhomme11616.016 0
Bob Schmidt122.00
Dave Costa100.00
Paul Maguire100.00
Charley Ferguson200.00
Wayne DeSutter200.00
Totals51106120.895 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Janik813617.037 2
Butch Byrd611018.360 1
Hagood Clarke511823.666 1
Mike Stratton33712.323 0
Harry Jacobs2157.515 0
George Saimes13232.032 0
Marty Schottenheimer12020.020 0
Ron McDole144.00
Charlie King100.00
John Tracey100.00
Totals2947216.366 4

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Booth Lusteg1941098
Bobby Burnett4400048
Wray Carlton6000036
Jack Kemp500030
Jack Spikes3100024
Paul Costa0300018
Bobby Crockett300018
Butch Byrd1100012
Elbert Dubenion0200012
Tom Janik200012
Ed Rutkowski011000012
Charley Warner10006
Daryle Lamonica10006
Charley Ferguson100006
Mike Stratton010006
Hagood Clarke010006
Jim Dunaway10006


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