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1976 Buffalo Bills season
Head Coach Jim Ringo and Lou Saban
Home Field
Results
Record 2–12
Place 5th AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1975 1977

The 1976 Buffalo Bills season was the 17th season for the club and its 7th in the National Football League.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1976 Miami Dolphins L 30–21
77,683
2 September 19, 1976 Houston Oilers L 13–3
61,384
3 September 26, 1976 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 14–9
44,505
4 October 3, 1976 Kansas City Chiefs W 50–17
51,909
5 October 10, 1976 at New York Jets L 17–14
59,110
6 October 17, 1976 Baltimore Colts L 31–13
71,009
7 October 24, 1976 New England Patriots L 26–22
45,144
8 October 31, 1976 New York Jets L 19–14
41,285
9 November 7, 1976 at New England Patriots L 20–10
61,157
10 November 15, 1976 at Dallas Cowboys L 17–10
51,799
11 November 21, 1976 San Diego Chargers L 34–13
36,539
12 November 25, 1976 at Detroit Lions L 27–14
66,875
13 December 5, 1976 at Miami Dolphins L 45–27
43,475
14 December 12, 1976 at Baltimore Colts L 58–20
50,451

StandingsEdit

AFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New England Patriots 11 3 0 .786 376 236 W-6
Baltimore Colts 11 3 0 .786 417 246 W-1
Miami Dolphins 6 8 0 .429 263 264 L-1
New York Jets 3 11 0 .214 169 383 L-4
Buffalo Bills 2 12 0 .143 245 363 L-10

RosterEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

  • O.J. Simpson, Thanksgiving Day Record, Most Rushing Yards in One Game, 273 yards vs. Detroit Lions, Nov. 25 [1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 377
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