1983 Buffalo Bills Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Kay Stephenson (8-8)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1983 Buffalo Bills Roster
1983 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Bills scored 283 points, but the defense allowed 351. Joe Ferguson passed for 2,995 yards. Joe Cribbs topped pass catchers, hauling in 57 balls for 524 yards. Tony Hunter, Frank Lewis and Byron Franklin each contributed to the receiving game, too.

Joe Cribbs rushed for a team-leading 1,131 yards for Buffalo.

Chris Williams and Steve Freeman each picked off 3 opponent throws. Ben Williams led the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks.

Kay Stephenson coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Joe Ferguson50828155.329955.9265.1254.9432726669.3
Matt Kofler613557.44407.246.634.928108581.3
Joe Cribbs2150.031.500.000.030056.3
Totals57131755.534386.0305.3284.943 37351


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Cribbs26311314.345 3
Booker Moore602754.621 0
Roosevelt Leaks581572.712 1
Joe Ferguson20884.419 0
Tony Hunter22814.024 0
Matt Kofler4256.211 0
Robb Riddick4184.512 0
Van Van Williams3113.70
Byron Franklin133.00
Totals41517364.245 4


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Cribbs575249.233 7
Frank Lewis3648613.527 3
Tony Hunter3640211.240 3
Jerry Butler3638510.725 3
Booker Moore341995.921 1
Byron Franklin3045215.143 4
Mark Brammer252158.621 2
Perry Tuttle1726115.438 3
Mike Mosley1418012.935 3
Julius Dawkins1112311.228 1
Buster Barnett10949.414 0
Roosevelt Leaks8749.212 0
Robb Riddick34314.324 0
Totals317343810.843 30


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Joe Danelo353394.3201050.063
Fred Steinfort11100.06116.74


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Greg Cater89353339.760

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robb Riddick422415.724 0
Bill Hurley100.00
Van Van Williams100.00
Totals442415.524 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robb Riddick2856820.349 0
Van Van Williams2555022.060 0
Mike Mosley923626.233 0
Darryl Talley294.50
Totals64136321.360 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Freeman34013.329 0
Chris Williams362.00
Lucius Sanford23919.520 0
Charles Romes22713.527 0
Chris Keating22010.017 0
Mike Kennedy12222.022 1
Totals1315411.829 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Ben Williams10.00.0
Fred Smerlas6.00.0
Darryl Talley5.00.0
Ervin Parker4.00.0
Sherman White3.00.0
Eugene Marve2.00.0
Ken Johnson2.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Joe Danelo1033063
Joe Cribbs3700060
Byron Franklin0400024
Perry Tuttle300018
Tony Hunter0300018
Mike Mosley3000018
Jerry Butler300018
Frank Lewis300018
Mark Brammer200012
Mike Kennedy10006
Roosevelt Leaks100006
Julius Dawkins10006
David Kilson10006
Booker Moore010006
Fred Steinfort1104


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