List of Buffalo Bills starting quarterbacks
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These quarterbacks have started at least one game for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. The Bills are a professional American football franchise based in the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area. The team competes in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) East division. The quarterbacks are listed in order of the date of each player's first start for the team at that position.
The number of games they started during the season is listed to the right:
- Matt Cassel technically started a game due to the Bills' first play on offense having Tyrod Taylor lined up at wide receiver
- In Week 8 of the 2018 NFL season against the New England Patriots, the Bills lined up in the Wildcat formation for their first play on offense, with LeSean McCoy lined up at quarterback, and Derek Anderson lined up at wide receiver. As a result, McCoy technically started the game at quarterback.
|1963 (AFL)||Jack Kemp (0–1)|
|1964 (AFL)||Jack Kemp (1–0)|
|1966 (AFL)||Jack Kemp (0–1)|
|1974||Joe Ferguson (0–1)|
|1981||Joe Ferguson (1–1)|
|1988||Jim Kelly (1–1)|
|1989||Jim Kelly (0–1)|
|1990||Jim Kelly (2–1)|
|1992||Frank Reich (2–0)|
|Jim Kelly (1–1)|
|1993||Jim Kelly (2–1)|
|1995||Jim Kelly (1–1)|
|1996||Jim Kelly (0–1)|
|1998||Doug Flutie (0–1)|
|1999||Rob Johnson (0–1)|
|2017||Tyrod Taylor (0–1)|
Most games started
These quarterbacks have the most starts for the Bills in regular season games (through the 2018 NFL season).
|W||Number of wins as starting quarterback|
|L||Number of losses as starting quarterback|
|T||Number of ties as starting quarterback|
|Pct||Winning percentage as starting quarterback|
Team career passing records
(Through the 2018 NFL season)
- "New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills - October 29th, 2018 | Pro-Football-Reference.com". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 3, 2018.