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1988 Buffalo Bills Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Marv Levy (12-4)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1988 Buffalo Bills Roster
1988 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Bills ran up 329 points, and the rigid defensive squad conceded 237. Jim Kelly led the charge, throwing for 3,380 yards. Andre Reed hauled in 71 balls for 968 yards.

Thurman Thomas rushed for a team-leading 881 yards for Buffalo.

Mark Kelso picked off 7 opponent throws. Bruce Smith topped the defensive unit with 11 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 46 sacks.

Marv Levy coached the team. The 1988 Buffalo Bills lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim Kelly45226959.533807.5153.3173.8663022978.2
Robb Riddick22100.03115.500.000.02600118.8
Totals45427159.734117.5153.3173.766 30229


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Thurman Thomas2078814.337 2
Robb Riddick1114383.921 12
Jamie Mueller812963.720 0
Ronnie Harmon572123.732 1
Jim Kelly351544.420 0
Carl Byrum28913.211 0
Andre Reed66410.736 0
Frank Reich3-3-1.0-1 0
Totals52821334.037 15


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Andre Reed7196813.665 6
Trumaine Johnson3751413.949 0
Ronnie Harmon3742711.536 3
Pete Metzelaars3343813.335 1
Robb Riddick302829.426 1
Chris Burkett2335415.434 1
Thurman Thomas1820811.634 0
Flip Johnson917018.966 1
Jamie Mueller8425.217 0
Butch Rolle231.52
Carl Byrum200.00
Jim Kelly155.00
Totals271341112.666 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Scott Norwood3333100.0373286.5129


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
John Kidd62245139.560

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Erroll Tucker10808.024 0
Flip Johnson16724.516 0
Totals261525.824 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Erroll Tucker1531020.730 0
Flip Johnson1425017.924 0
Ronnie Harmon1124922.637 0
Robb Riddick610016.723 0
Butch Rolle11212.012 0
Carl Byrum294.50
Mark Pike155.00
Totals5093518.737 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mark Kelso718025.778 1
Cornelius Bennett23015.030 0
Sherman Cocroft11717.017 0
Leonard Smith11414.014 0
Wayne Davis133.00
Shane Conlan100.00
Ray Bentley100.00
Nate Odomes100.00
Totals1524416.378 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
Scott Norwood32330129
Robb Riddick1210100084
Andre Reed0600036
Ronnie Harmon13000024
Thurman Thomas2000012
Butch Rolle2000012
Mark Kelso10006
Leon Seals10006
Flip Johnson1000006
Chris Burkett10006
Pete Metzelaars10006
Bruce Smith00012


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