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1968 Buffalo Bills season
Head Coach Joe Collier and Harvey Johnson
Home Field War Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 1–12–1
Place 5th AFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1967 1969

The 1968 Buffalo Bills season was the team’s ninth season.

OffseasonEdit

  • August 24: Bills sign Fullback Wayne Patrick.[1]
  • August 27: Bills acquire future Buffalo Bills Head Coach Kay Stephenson from the San Diego Chargers for a Fifth Round Pick.[1]
  • August 28: Bills acquire Fullback Bob Cappadona from the Boston Patriots for a Ninth Round Draft Pick.[1]
  • September 2: The Bills cut Wray Carlton, Ed Rutkowski, Charley Ferguson and Dudley Meredith.[2]

The release of Wray Carlton makes Elbert Dubenion the last player from the Bills original roster in 1960 to still be with the club.[2]

AFL DraftEdit

PreseasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Result Record Attendance
August 5 Detroit Lions 13–9 [3] Win 1–0
August 11 Miami Dolphins 28–28[4] Tie 1–0–1
August 17 Cincinnati Bengals 10–6 [4] Loss 2–0–1
August 23 Houston Oilers 37–7 [4] Loss 2–1–1
August 30 Cleveland Browns 22–12[2] Loss 2–2–1

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
*New York Jets 1130.786419280
Houston Oilers 770.500303248
Miami Dolphins 581.385276355
Boston Patriots 4100.286229406
Buffalo Bills 1121.077199367
[5]

Season scheduleEdit

Date Opponent Score Result Record Attendance
September 8 Boston Patriots 16-7 Loss 0–1
38,865
September 15 Oakland Raiders 48–6 Loss 0–2
43,056
September 22 at Cincinnati Bengals 34-23 Loss 0–3
24,405
September 29 New York Jets 37-35 Win 1–3
38,044
October 5 Kansas City Chiefs 18-7 Loss 1–4
40,748
October 12 at Miami Dolphins 14-14 Tie 1-4-1
28,559
October 20 at Boston Patriots 23-6 Loss 1-5-1
21,082
October 27 Houston Oilers 30-7 Loss 1-6-1
34,339
November 3 at New York Jets 25-21 Loss 1-7-1
61,452
November 10 Miami Dolphins 21-17 Loss 1–8-1
28,751
November 17 San Diego Chargers 21-6 Loss 1-9-1
27,993
November 24 at Denver Broncos 34-32 Loss 1-10-1
35,142
November 28 at Oakland Raiders 13-10 Loss 1-11-1
39,883
December 7 at Houston Oilers 35-6 Loss 1-12-1
34,110

RosterEdit

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Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Awards and RecordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rockin’ the Rockpile: The Buffalo Bills of the American Football League, p.392, Jeffrey J. Miller, ECW Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-55022-797-0
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Rockin’ the Rockpile: The Buffalo Bills of the American Football League, p.393, Jeffrey J. Miller, ECW Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-55022-797-0
  3. Rockin’ the Rockpile: The Buffalo Bills of the American Football League, p.389, Jeffrey J. Miller, ECW Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-55022-797-0
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Rockin’ the Rockpile: The Buffalo Bills of the American Football League, p.391, Jeffrey J. Miller, ECW Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-55022-797-0
  5. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 298
  6. Rockin’ the Rockpile: The Buffalo Bills of the American Football League, p.513, Jeffrey J. Miller, ECW Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-55022-797-0
Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Cincinnati
Buffalo Denver
Houston Kansas City
Miami Oakland
New York Jets San Diego
1969 AFL DraftAFL Playoffs1968 AFL All-Star gameSuper Bowl III
Related: 1968 NFL Season

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