1973 Buffalo Bills Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-5
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Lou Saban (9-5)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1973 Buffalo Bills Roster
1973 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1973 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

Buffalo ran up 259 points, while the defense allowed 230. O.J. Simpson spearheaded the running game, rushing for a 2,003 yards for the Bills.

Joe Ferguson threw for 939 yards. Bob Chandler hauled in 30 balls for 427 yards. J.D. Hill provided receiving help as well.

Dwight Harrison intercepted 5 opponent throws.

Lou Saban coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Joe Ferguson1647344.59395.742.4106.1422016445.8
Dennis Shaw462247.83006.500.048.740117532.9
Bob Chandler100.000.000.000.000039.6
Totals2139645.112365.841.9146.642 31239

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
O.J. Simpson33220036.080 12
Jim Braxton1084944.636 4
Larry Watkins984144.217 2
Joe Ferguson481473.124 2
Pete Van Valkenberg22010.012 0
Bo Cornell4133.20
Steve Jones393.00
Dennis Shaw420.50
Spike Jones100.00
Bob Chandler5-14-2.818 0
Totals60530885.180 20

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Chandler3042714.237 3
J.D. Hill2942214.642 0
Larry Watkins12867.228 1
Paul Seymour1011411.422 0
Jim Braxton610116.837 0
O.J. Simpson67011.724 0
Ray Jarvis11212.012 0
Pete Van Valkenberg177.00
Joe Ferguson1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals96123612.942 4

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
John Leypoldt2727100.0302170.090
Bob Chandler11100.01
Totals2828100.0302170.091

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Spike Jones66266040.362
Totals66266040.362

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Donnie Walker252108.423 0
Bill Cahill47318.251 1
Bob Chandler252.50
J.D. Hill1-9-9.0-9 0
Totals322798.751 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wallace Francis2368729.9101 2
Steve Jones611619.322 0
Ray Jarvis58416.825 0
Bill Cahill24221.024 0
Larry Watkins11818.018 0
Willie Parker11616.016 0
Tony Greene177.00
Bo Cornell122.00
Pete Van Valkenberg100.00
Jim Braxton100.00
Totals4297223.1101 2

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dwight Harrison511723.438 1
Jim Cheyunski33110.331 0
Ernie Kellermann22311.519 0
Donnie Walker12222.022 0
Tony Greene100.00
Leon Garror100.00
Robert James100.00
Totals1419313.838 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
John Leypoldt2127090
O.J. Simpson12000072
Jim Braxton40000024
Bob Chandler03001019
Larry Watkins21000018
Joe Ferguson2000012
Wallace Francis200012
Dwight Harrison10006
Bill Cahill100006
Totals2041201002128000259



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