1972 Buffalo Bills Schedule & Results

1972 Buffalo Bills schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/17 1234FINAL
NY Jets (1-0) 141431041
Buffalo (0-1) 0771024
Pass
J. Namath (NYJ), 14-5-113, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Shaw (BUF), 24-14-190, 4 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (NYJ), 26-125, 1 TD
O. Simpson (BUF), 14-41
Rec
E. Bell (NYJ), 2-43
J. Hill (BUF), 6-95, 2 TD
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
San Francisco (1-1) 373720
Buffalo (1-1) 0671427
Pass
S. Spurrier (SF), 25-10-171, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Shaw (BUF), 20-8-105, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
V. Washington (SF), 9-18
O. Simpson (BUF), 29-138
Rec
T. Kwalick (SF), 3-66, 1 TD
J. Hill (BUF), 2-33
Sun 10/1 1234FINAL
Baltimore (1-2) 1070017
Buffalo (1-2) 00000
Pass
J. Unitas (BAL), 28-12-184, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Shaw (BUF), 21-6-79, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
D. Nottingham (BAL), 18-78
O. Simpson (BUF), 21-78
Rec
D. Nottingham (BAL), 5-63
J. Hill (BUF), 8-115
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
New England (2-2) 700714
Buffalo (2-2) 3287038
Pass
J. Plunkett (NE), 30-13-198, 3 INT, 0 TD
D. Shaw (BUF), 10-7-125, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Ashton (NE), 13-45, 1 TD
J. Braxton (BUF), 15-58, 2 TD
Rec
R. Rucker (NE), 7-103
J. Braxton (BUF), 3-34
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
Buffalo (2-3) 3100316
Oakland (3-1-1) 0072128
Pass
D. Shaw (BUF), 21-14-125, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Lamonica (OAK), 26-10-192, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (BUF), 28-144
M. Hubbard (OAK), 20-122, 1 TD
Rec
J. Braxton (BUF), 6-49
R. Chester (OAK), 4-84, 1 TD
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
Buffalo (2-4) 01301023
Miami (6-0) 7010724
Pass
D. Shaw (BUF), 6-3-29, 0 INT, 0 TD
E. Morrall (MIA), 10-6-91, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Braxton (BUF), 9-75
L. Csonka (MIA), 18-107, 1 TD
Rec
J. Braxton (BUF), 2-18, 1 TD
J. Kiick (MIA), 2-17
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (5-2) 01771438
Buffalo (2-5) 0071421
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 17-9-93, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Shaw (BUF), 17-12-102, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
F. Harris (PIT), 15-138, 2 TD
O. Simpson (BUF), 22-189, 1 TD
Rec
J. Fuqua (PIT), 3-21
B. Chandler (BUF), 7-94, 2 TD
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
Miami (8-0) 1067730
Buffalo (2-6) 673016
Pass
E. Morrall (MIA), 14-5-89, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Shaw (BUF), 23-12-125, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Morris (MIA), 11-106, 2 TD
O. Simpson (BUF), 13-45
Rec
M. Fleming (MIA), 2-38, 1 TD
J. Hill (BUF), 4-55
Sun 11/12 1234FINAL
Buffalo (2-7) 30003
NY Jets (6-3) 71771041
Pass
D. Shaw (BUF), 16-7-113, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Namath (NYJ), 12-6-106, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (BUF), 20-89
J. Riggins (NYJ), 14-64, 1 TD
Rec
B. Chandler (BUF), 4-78
J. Barkum (NYJ), 4-67, 1 TD
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
Buffalo (3-7) 01701027
New England (2-8) 7014324
Pass
D. Shaw (BUF), 26-12-143, 0 INT, 2 TD
J. Plunkett (NE), 23-9-208, 3 INT, 2 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (BUF), 22-103, 1 TD
J. Ashton (NE), 24-66
Rec
B. Chandler (BUF), 4-71, 1 TD
B. Windsor (NE), 5-72, 1 TD
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
Buffalo (3-8) 1000010
Cleveland (8-3) 01071027
Pass
D. Shaw (BUF), 6-3-34, 0 INT, 0 TD
M. Phipps (CLE), 22-11-145, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (BUF), 27-93, 1 TD
L. Kelly (CLE), 18-58
Rec
O. Simpson (BUF), 2-25
B. Scott (CLE), 6-62
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
Buffalo (3-9) 00077
Baltimore (5-7) 14071435
Pass
D. Shaw (BUF), 15-10-150, 1 INT, 0 TD
M. Domres (BAL), 24-12-138, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
R. Jackson (BUF), 9-37
D. McCauley (BAL), 17-68
Rec
O. Simpson (BUF), 6-62
L. Mitchell (BAL), 7-69, 1 TD
Sun 12/10 1234FINAL
Detroit (7-5-1) 077721
Buffalo (3-9-1) 077721
Pass
G. Landry (DET), 25-8-150, 0 INT, 3 TD
D. Shaw (BUF), 32-18-239, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
G. Landry (DET), 9-46
O. Simpson (BUF), 27-116
Rec
M. Farr (DET), 4-54
J. Hill (BUF), 8-129, 1 TD
Sun 12/17 1234FINAL
Buffalo (4-9-1) 10001424
Washington (11-3) 0710017
Pass
D. Shaw (BUF), 21-10-107, 2 INT, 0 TD
B. Kilmer (WAS), 15-4-62, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (BUF), 26-101, 1 TD
H. Mul-key (WAS), 25-95, 1 TD
Rec
J. White (BUF), 4-49
H. Mul-key (WAS), 2-28

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