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1965 Buffalo Bills season
Head Coach Lou Saban
Home Field War Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 10–3–1
Place 1st AFL Eastern
Playoff Finish Won AFL Championship
Timeline
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1964 1966

Having started play in 1960, the 1965 Buffalo Bills season was the team’s sixth season. It ended with a triumph in the AFL Championship.

OffseasonEdit

AFL DraftEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
*Buffalo Bills 1031.769313226
New York Jets 581.385285303
Boston Patriots 482.333244302
Houston Oilers 4100.286298429

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 11, 1965 Boston Patriots W 24–7
45,502
2 September 19, 1965 at Denver Broncos W 30–15
30,682
3 September 26, 1965 New York Jets W 33–21
45,056
4 October 3, 1965 Oakland Raiders W 17–12
41,256
5 October 10, 1965 San Diego Chargers L 34–3
45,260
6 October 17, 1965 at Kansas City Chiefs W 23-7
26,941
7 October 24, 1965 Denver Broncos W 31-13
45,046
8 October 31, 1965 Houston Oilers L 19–17
44,267
9 November 7, 1965 at Boston Patriots W 23–7
24,415
10 November 14, 1965 at Oakland Raiders W 17–14
19,352
11 Bye
12 November 25, 1965 at San Diego Chargers W 20–20
27,473
13 December 5, 1965 at Houston Oilers W 29–18
23,087
14 December 12, 1965 Kansas City Chiefs W 34–25
40,298
15 December 19, 1965 at New York Jets L 14–12
57,396

RosterEdit

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Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Player statsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Comp Att Yds Completion % TD INT
Jack Kemp 179391 236845.8 10 18
Daryle Lamonica 2970 376 41.43 6
[1]

RushingEdit

Player Att Yds Average Long TD
Wray Carlton 156592 3.8 806
[1]

PostseasonEdit

AFL Championship GameEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bills 0 14 6 3 23
Chargers 0 0 0 0 0




Buffalo Bills 23, San Diego Chargers 0

December 26, 1965 at Balboa Stadium, San Diego, California
Attendance: 30,361

Scoring

  • BUF – Warlick 18 pass from Kemp (Gogolak kick)
  • BUF – Byrd 74 punt return (Gogolak kick)
  • BUF – Field goal Gogolak 11
  • BUF – Field goal Gogolak 39
  • BUF – Field goal Gogolak 32

AFL All-Star GameEdit

Season Date Winner Most Valuable Player(s) Site
1965January 15, 1966
AFL All-Stars 30,
Buffalo Bills 19
Offense: Joe Namath, QB, Jets
Defense: Frank Buncom, LB, Chargers
Rice Stadium, Houston

Awards and RecordsEdit

  • Lou Saban, Coach of the Year

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Denver
Buffalo Kansas City
Houston Oakland
New York Jets San Diego
1965 AFL Draft1965 AFL Championship Game1965 AFL All-Star game
Related: 1965 NFL Season


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