1967 Buffalo Bills season

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1967 Buffalo Bills season
Head coachJoe Collier
OwnerRalph Wilson
Home fieldWar Memorial Stadium
Results
Record4–10–0
Division place3rd AFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1967 Buffalo Bills season was the team’s eighth season in the American Football League. It was the second season with the Bills for head coach Joe Collier.[1]

Buffalo was coming off a season in which they were one game away from the first Super Bowl, but could only win four games in 1967. It was Buffalo's first losing season since 1961.

Personnel[edit]

Staff/Coaches[edit]

1967 Buffalo Bills staff

Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Final roster[edit]

1967 Buffalo Bills roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Note: Rookies in italics

Offseason[edit]

AFL Draft[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

AFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Houston Oilers 9 4 1 .692 5–1–1 258 199 W2
New York Jets 8 5 1 .615 5–1–1 371 329 W1
Buffalo Bills 4 10 0 .286 3–5 237 285 L1
Miami Dolphins 4 10 0 .286 2–6 219 407 L1
Boston Patriots 3 10 1 .231 3–5 280 389 L5

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 10, 1967 New York Jets W 20–17
45,748
2 September 17, 1967 Houston Oilers L 3-20
41,384
3 September 24, 1967 Boston Patriots L 0-23
45,748
4 October 1, 1967 San Diego Chargers L 17-37
39,310
5 October 8, 1967 at Denver Broncos W 17–16
35,188
6 October 15, 1967 Oakland Raiders L 20-24
45,758
7 Bye
8 October 29, 1967 at Houston Oilers L 3-10
30,060
9 November 5, 1967 Miami Dolphins W 35–13
31,622
10 November 12, 1967 at New York Jets L 10-20
62,671
11 November 19, 1967 Denver Broncos L 20-21
30,891
12 November 26, 1967 at Miami Dolphins L 14-17
27,050
13 December 3, 1967 at Kansas City Chiefs L 13-23
41,943
14 December 9, 1967 at Boston Patriots W 44–16
20,627
15 Bye
16 December 24, 1967 at Oakland Raiders L 21-28
30,738

Game summaries[edit]

Week 14[edit]

1 234Total
Bills 10 038 21
• Raiders 7 777 28

Awards and Records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collier coached the Bills from 1966–1968