1972 Buffalo Bills Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-9-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Lou Saban (4-9-1)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1972 Buffalo Bills Roster
1972 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1972 season with a record of 4 wins and 9 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Bills racked up 257 points, but the shaky defensive squad conceded 377. O.J. Simpson rushed for a team-leading 1,251 yards for Buffalo.

Dennis Shaw threw for 1,666 yards. J.D. Hill hauled in 52 balls for 754 yards.

Ken Lee snatched 6 opponent throws.

Lou Saban coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dennis Shaw25813652.716666.5145.4176.6583832063.5
Mike Taliaferro331648.51765.313.0412.12464835.2
O.J. Simpson8562.511314.1112.500.034111145.8
Leo Hart15640.0533.500.0320.01343210.6
Spike Jones2150.
Totals31616451.920126.4165.1247.658 49411


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
O.J. Simpson29212514.394 6
Jim Braxton1164533.921 5
Dennis Shaw351383.916 0
Wayne Patrick351303.70
Randy Jackson17573.415 0
Bob Chandler3279.016 0
Mike Taliaferro5193.814 0
Leo Hart5193.816 0
Spike Jones2189.010 0
J.D. Hill11111.011 0
Ted Koy199.00
Totals51221324.294 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
J.D. Hill5275414.558 5
Bob Chandler3352816.043 5
O.J. Simpson271987.325 0
Jim Braxton242329.725 1
Jan White1214812.318 2
Wayne Patrick8425.210 1
Haven Moses36020.025 1
Randy Jackson22110.513 1
Dwight Harrison11616.016 0
Ted Koy199.00
Dave Washington144.00
Totals164201212.358 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
John Leypoldt302996.7241666.777


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Spike Jones80310438.867

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alvin Wyatt11857.727 0
Linzy Cole7355.013 0
J.D. Hill4246.012 0
Tony Greene2189.00
Dwight Harrison122.00
Totals251646.627 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alvin Wyatt1743225.443 0
Linzy Cole1641525.951 0
Tony Greene1537825.266 0
Ted Koy56312.625 0
Andy Selfridge33612.016 0
J.D. Hill23216.026 0
O.J. Simpson12121.021 0
Jim Braxton11212.012 0
Totals60138923.266 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Lee615525.861 1
Maurice Tyler46115.227 0
Alvin Wyatt45213.049 1
Tony Greene34515.039 1
Dale Farley14242.042 0
John Pitts11010.010 0
Dave Washington144.00
Robert James100.00
Mike Stratton100.00
Paul Guidry100.00
Totals2336916.061 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
John Leypoldt1629077
O.J. Simpson60000036
Jim Braxton51000036
Bob Chandler0500030
J.D. Hill050000030
Jan White200012
Haven Moses10006
Wayne Patrick010006
Ken Lee10006
Randy Jackson010006
Tony Greene0010006
Alvin Wyatt0010006


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