List of Buffalo Bills seasons

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This is a list of seasons completed by the Buffalo Bills American football franchise. The list documents the season-by-season records of the Bills' franchise from 1960 to present, including postseason records, and league awards for individual players or head coaches. The Bills finished their most recent season (2015) with a record of eight wins and eight losses.

For complete team history, see History of the Buffalo Bills

Seasons[edit]

  • The Finish, Wins, Losses, and Ties columns list regular season results and exclude any postseason play. Regular and postseason records are combined only at the bottom of the list.
AFL Champions (1960–1969) Super Bowl Champions (1970–present) Conference Champions Division Champions Wild Card Berth One-Game Playoff Berth
Season Team League Conference Division Regular Season Post Season Results Awards Head coaches
Finish Wins Losses Ties
1960 1960 AFL Eastern 3rd 5 8 1 Buster Ramsey
1961 1961 AFL Eastern 4th 6 8 0 Buster Ramsey
1962 1962 AFL Eastern 3rd 7 6 1 Lou Saban
1963 1963 AFL Eastern 2nd 7 6 1 Lost Divisional Playoffs (Patriots) 8–26 Lou Saban
1964 1964 AFL Eastern 1st 12 2 0 Won AFL Championship (1) (Chargers) 20–7 Lou Saban (COY) Lou Saban
1965 1965 AFL Eastern 1st 10 3 1 Won AFL Championship (2) (at Chargers) 23–0 Lou Saban (COY) Lou Saban
1966 1966 AFL Eastern 1st 9 4 1 Lost AFL Championship (Chiefs) 7–31 Bobby Burnett (ROY) Joe Collier
1967 1967 AFL Eastern 3rd 4 10 0 Joe Collier
1968 1968 AFL Eastern 5th 1 12 1 Joe Collier (0–2)
Harvey Johnson (1–10–1)
1969 1969 AFL Eastern 4th 4 10 0 John Rauch
1970 1970 NFL AFC East 4th 3 10 1 Dennis Shaw (OROY)(ROY) John Rauch
1971 1971 NFL AFC East 5th 1 13 0 Harvey Johnson
1972 1972 NFL AFC East 4th 4 9 1 Lou Saban
1973 1973 NFL AFC East 2nd 9 5 0 O.J. Simpson (MVP)(OPOY) Lou Saban
1974 1974 NFL AFC East 2nd 9 5 0 Lost Divisional Playoffs (at Steelers) 14–32 Lou Saban
1975 1975 NFL AFC East 3rd 8 6 0 Lou Saban
1976 1976 NFL AFC East 5th 2 12 0 Lou Saban (2–3)
Jim Ringo (0–9)
1977 1977 NFL AFC East 5th 3 11 0 Jim Ringo
1978 1978 NFL AFC East 4th 5 11 0 Chuck Knox
1979 1979 NFL AFC East 4th 7 9 0 Jim Haslett (DROY), Jerry Butler (ROY) Chuck Knox
1980 1980 NFL AFC East 1st 11 5 0 Lost Divisional Playoffs (at Chargers) 14–20 Joe Cribbs (ROY), Chuck Knox (COY) Chuck Knox
1981 1981 NFL AFC East 3rd 10 6 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (at Jets) 31–27
Lost Divisional Playoffs (at Bengals) 21–28
Chuck Knox
1982[1] 1982 NFL AFC 9th 4 5 0 Chuck Knox
1983 1983 NFL AFC East 3rd 8 8 0 Kay Stephenson
1984 1984 NFL AFC East 5th 2 14 0 Kay Stephenson
1985 1985 NFL AFC East 5th 2 14 0 Kay Stephenson (0–4)
Hank Bullough (2–10)
1986 1986 NFL AFC East 4th 4 12 0 Hank Bullough (2–7)
Marv Levy (2–5)
1987 1987 NFL AFC East 4th 7 8 0 Shane Conlan (DROY)(ROY) Marv Levy
1988 1988 NFL AFC East 1st 12 4 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Oilers) 17–10
Lost Conference Championship (at Bengals) 10–21
Marv Levy (COY) Marv Levy
1989 1989 NFL AFC East 1st 9 7 0 Lost Divisional Playoffs (at Browns) 30–34 Marv Levy
1990 1990 NFL AFC East 1st 13 3 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Dolphins) 44–34
Won Conference Championship (Raiders) 51–3
Lost Super Bowl XXV (vs. Giants) 19–20
Bruce Smith (DPOY) Marv Levy
1991 1991 NFL AFC East 1st 13 3 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Chiefs) 37–14
Won Conference Championship (Broncos) 10–7
Lost Super Bowl XXVI (vs. Redskins) 24–37
Thurman Thomas (MVP)(OPOY) Marv Levy
1992 1992 NFL AFC East 2nd 11 5 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (Oilers) 41–38 (OT)[2]
Won Divisional Playoffs (at Steelers) 24–3
Won Conference Championship (at Dolphins) 29–10
Lost Super Bowl XXVII (vs. Cowboys) 17–52
Marv Levy
1993 1993 NFL AFC East 1st 12 4 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Raiders) 29–23
Won Conference Championship (Chiefs) 30–13
Lost Super Bowl XXVIII (vs. Cowboys) 13–30
Marv Levy (COY) Marv Levy
1994 1994 NFL AFC East 4th 7 9 0 Marv Levy
1995 1995 NFL AFC East 1st 10 6 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (Dolphins) 37–22
Lost Divisional Playoffs (at Steelers) 21–40
Bryce Paup (DPY) Marv Levy
1996 1996 NFL AFC East 2nd 10 6 0 Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Jaguars) 27–30 Bruce Smith (DPY) Marv Levy
1997 1997 NFL AFC East 4th 6 10 0 Marv Levy
1998 1998 NFL AFC East 3rd 10 6 0 Lost Wild Card Playoffs (at Dolphins) 17–24 Wade Phillips
1999 1999 NFL AFC East 2nd 11 5 0 Lost Wild Card Playoffs (at Titans) 16–22[3] Wade Phillips
2000 2000 NFL AFC East 4th 8 8 0 Wade Phillips
2001 2001 NFL AFC East 4th 3 13 0 Gregg Williams
2002 2002 NFL AFC East 4th 8 8 0 Gregg Williams
2003 2003 NFL AFC East 3rd 6 10 0 Gregg Williams
2004 2004 NFL AFC East 3rd 9 7 0 Mike Mularkey
2005 2005 NFL AFC East 3rd 5 11 0 Mike Mularkey
2006 2006 NFL AFC East 3rd 7 9 0 Dick Jauron
2007 2007 NFL AFC East 2nd 7 9 0 Dick Jauron
2008 2008 NFL AFC East 4th 7 9 0 Dick Jauron
2009 2009 NFL AFC East 4th 6 10 0 Dick Jauron (3–7)
Perry Fewell (3–4)
2010 2010 NFL AFC East 4th 4 12 0 Chan Gailey
2011 2011 NFL AFC East 4th 6 10 0 Chan Gailey
2012 2012 NFL AFC East 4th 6 10 0 Chan Gailey
2013 2013 NFL AFC East 4th 6 10 0 Kiko Alonso (PFWA DROY) Doug Marrone
2014 2014 NFL AFC East 2nd 9 7 0 Doug Marrone
2015 2015 NFL AFC East 3rd 8 8 0 Rex Ryan

All-time records[edit]

Note: Statistics are correct through Week 17 of the 2015 NFL season.

Statistic Wins Losses Ties Win%
Buffalo Bills regular season record 393 451 8 .466
Buffalo Bills post-season record 14 15 .483
All-time regular and post-season 407 466 8 .467

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ 1982 was a strike-shortened season so the league was divided up into two conferences instead of its normal divisional alignment.
  2. ^ This game is also known as the Comeback
  3. ^ This game is also known as the Music City Miracle

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