1962 Buffalo Bills season
Head Coach Lou Saban
Home Field War Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 7–6–1
Place 3rd AFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1962 Buffalo Bills season was the team’s third season. During the offseason, the Bills hired Lou Saban as their new head coach. The Bills finished the season with a 7–6–1 record, good for third place in the AFL East.

Offseason

AFL Draft

Round Pick # Player Position College
1 4 Ernie Davis Running Back Syracuse

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Regular season

Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 9, 1962 Houston Oilers L 28–23
31,236
2 September 15, 1962 Denver Broncos L 23–20
30,577
3 September 22, 1962 New York Titans L 17–6
24,024
4 September 30, 1962 at Dallas Texans L 41–21
25,500
5 October 7, 1962 at Houston Oilers L 17–14
26,350
6 October 13, 1962 San Diego Chargers W 35–10
20,074
7 October 20, 1962 Oakland Raiders W 14–6
21,037
8 October 28, 1962 at Denver Broncos W 45–38
26,051
9 November 3, 1962 Boston Patriots T 28–28
33,247
10 November 11, 1962 at San Diego Chargers W 40–20
22,204
11 November 18, 1962 at Oakland Raiders W 10–6
11,700
12 November 23, 1962 at Boston Patriots L 21–10
20,021
13 December 2, 1962 Dallas Texans W 23–14
35,261
14 December 8, 1962 at New York Titans W 20–3
16,453

Season standings

Eastern Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
*Houston Oilers 11 3 0 .786 387 270
Boston Patriots 9 4 1 .692 346 295
Buffalo Bills 7 6 1 .538 309 272
New York Titans 5 9 0 .357 278 423

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Roster

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Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Awards and Records

References

  1. Rockin’ the Rockpile: The Buffalo Bills of the American Football League, p.564, Jeffrey J. Miller, ECW Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-55022-797-0
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 299
Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Dallas Texans
Buffalo Denver
Houston Oakland
New York Titans San Diego
1962 AFL Draft1962 AFL Championship Game1962 AFL All-Star game
Related: 1962 NFL Season


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