1975 Buffalo Bills Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-6
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Lou Saban (8-6)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1975 Buffalo Bills Roster
1975 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1975 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

On offense, Buffalo led the league with 420 points. At the same time, the defense yielded 355 points. O.J. Simpson spearheaded the running game, rushing for a 1,817 yards for the Bills.

Joe Ferguson threw for 2,426 yards. Bob Chandler topped all receivers, hauling in 55 balls for 746 yards. J.D. Hill was targeted regularly as well.

The opportunistic defense pounced on 45 turnovers, topping in the league. Dwight Harrison intercepted 8 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
Joe Ferguson32116952.624267.6257.8175.3772015381.3
Gary Marangi331339.42357.139.126.16421569.6
Totals35418251.426617.5287.9195.477 22168


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
O.J. Simpson32918175.588 16
Jim Braxton1868234.429 9
Joe Ferguson23823.617 1
Don Calhoun19804.211 0
Gary Marangi77811.130 0
Vic Washington9495.40
Gary Hayman10303.00
Clint Haslerig294.50
Bob Chandler252.50
J.D. Hill111.00
Totals58829745.188 26


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Chandler5574613.635 6
J.D. Hill3666718.577 7
O.J. Simpson2842615.264 7
Jim Braxton2628210.832 4
Paul Seymour1926814.132 1
Reuben Gant910711.919 2
John Holland714420.663 1
Vic Washington22110.515 0
Totals182266114.677 28


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
John Leypoldt575189.516956.278


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Marv Bateman61253641.674

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Hayman252168.630 0
John Holland7537.613 0
Ed Jones199.00
Totals332788.430 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vic Washington3592326.459 0
Gary Hayman817922.434 0
Royce McKinney615125.237 0
Steven Schnarr48020.027 0
John Holland46716.825 0
Bo Cornell33812.716 0
Reggie McKenzie11515.015 0
Tom Ruud144.00
Totals62145723.559 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dwight Harrison89912.440 0
Tony Greene68113.537 0
Ed Jones3134.313 0
Ike Thomas27437.058 0
Steve Freeman24422.030 1
Pat Toomay14444.044 1
Charlie Ford11919.019 0
Merv Krakau122.00
John Skorupan100.00
Totals2537615.058 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
O.J. Simpson167000138
Jim Braxton9400078
John Leypoldt951078
J.D. Hill0700042
Bob Chandler0600036
Reuben Gant200012
Paul Seymour10006
Joe Ferguson10006
Pat Toomay10006
Mike Kadish10006
John Holland1000006
Steve Freeman10006


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