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The 1948 Buffalo Bills season was their third in the All-America Football Conference. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 8-4-2, winning only seven games.[1] They qualified for the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, but lost to the Cleveland Browns in the AAFC Championship.


1948 Buffalo Bills (AAFC) season
Head Coach Red Dawson
Home Field
Results
Record 7-7
Place 1st AAFC East
Playoff Finish Lost AAFC Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1947 1949

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 August 29, 1948 at San Francisco 49ers L 35-14
2 September 6, 1948 Chicago Rockets W 42-7
3 September 12, 1948 Cleveland Browns L 42-13
4 September 26, 1948 San Francisco 49ers L 38-28
5 October 3, 1948 Brooklyn Dodgers W 31-21
6 October 10, 1948 New York Yankees L 14-13
7 October 17, 1948 at Cleveland Browns L 31-14
8 October 24, 1948 at Los Angeles Dons W 35-21
9 October 31, 1948 Baltimore Colts W 35-17
10 November 7, 1948 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 26-21
11 November 14, 1948 Los Angeles Dons L 27-20
12 November 25, 1948 at Chicago Rockets W 39-35
13 November 28, 1948 at New York Yankees W 35-14
14 December 5, 1948 at Baltimore Colts L 35-15

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
Division December 12, 1948 at Baltimore Colts W 28-17
Championship December 19, 1948 at Cleveland Browns L 49-7

Division standingsEdit

AAFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills 7 7 0 .500 360 358 L-1
Baltimore Colts 7 7 0 .500 333 327 W-2
New York Yankees 6 8 0 .429 265 301 W-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 2 12 0 .143 253 387 L-6

ReferencesEdit

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