1974 Buffalo Bills Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-5
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Lou Saban (9-5)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1974 Buffalo Bills Roster
1974 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Bills chalked up 264 points, and the defensive squad surrendered 244. O.J. Simpson rushed for a team-leading 1,125 yards for Buffalo.

Joe Ferguson threw for 1,588 yards. Ahmad Rashad topped all receivers, hauling in 36 balls, while J.D. Hill added 572 receiving yards.

Tony Greene picked off 9 opponent throws.

Lou Saban coached the team. The 1974 Buffalo Bills lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Joe Ferguson23211951.315886.8125.2125.2553223569.0
Gary Marangi18950.01407.8211.1316.7441173.6
O.J. Simpson100.
Totals25112851.017286.9145.6156.055 33236


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
O.J. Simpson27011254.241 3
Jim Braxton1465433.721 4
Larry Watkins411704.113 2
Joe Ferguson541112.115 2
Don Calhoun21884.215 0
Gary Hayman7314.40
Gary Marangi4205.016 0
Wayne Mosley263.00
Totals54520943.841 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ahmad Rashad3643312.029 4
J.D. Hill3257217.955 6
Jim Braxton181719.515 0
Paul Seymour1524616.440 2
O.J. Simpson1518912.629 1
Bob Chandler78812.621 1
Don Calhoun2105.00
Ed Jenkins11212.012 0
Larry Watkins177.00
Donnie Green100.00
Totals128172813.555 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
John Leypoldt292586.2331957.682


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Spike Jones35130537.356
Marv Bateman34149443.966

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Donnie Walker433848.952 0
Bill Cahill10626.215 0
Gary Hayman2136.511 0
Rex Kern111.00
Totals564608.252 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wallace Francis3794725.674 0
Don Calhoun69015.025 0
Bo Cornell34515.020 0
Bill Cahill12626.026 0
Donnie Walker12020.020 0
Neal Craig100.00
Ahmad Rashad100.00
Totals50112822.674 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Greene915717.438 0
Robert James3134.30
Dave Washington27236.072 1
Neal Craig15555.055 1
Merv Krakau13737.037 0
Rich Lewis13333.033 0
Dwight Harrison12424.024 0
Doug Allen11616.016 0
Jim Cheyunski166.00
Totals2041320.672 2

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 Leypoldt1925082
Ahmad Rashad40200036
J.D. Hill600036
Jim Braxton4000024
O.J. Simpson3100024
Joe Ferguson200012
Paul Seymour200012
Dave Washington1100012
Larry Watkins2000012
Neal Craig010006
Bob Chandler10006
Mike Kadish00012


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