1997 Buffalo Bills Schedule & Results

1997 Buffalo Bills schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 8/31 1234FINAL
Minnesota (1-0) 01032134
Buffalo (0-1) 070613
Pass
B. Johnson (MIN), 30-17-218, 1 INT, 2 TD
T. Collins (BUF), 39-25-299, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Smith (MIN), 16-169, 1 TD
T. Thomas (BUF), 14-63
Rec
C. Carter (MIN), 8-121, 2 TD
A. Reed (BUF), 7-142
Sun 9/7 1234FINAL
Buffalo (1-1) 0147728
NY Jets (1-1) 3106322
Pass
T. Collins (BUF), 22-15-210, 2 INT, 3 TD
N. O'Donnell (NYJ), 37-16-218, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Smith (BUF), 14-47
A. Murrell (NYJ), 14-27
Rec
A. Reed (BUF), 5-39, 1 TD
R. Anderson (NYJ), 3-18
Sun 9/14 1234FINAL
Buffalo (1-2) 037616
Kansas City (2-1) 6301322
Pass
T. Collins (BUF), 43-22-297, 2 INT, 1 TD
E. Grbac (KC), 37-20-179, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Smith (BUF), 11-30
G. Hill (KC), 17-59
Rec
L. Johnson (BUF), 4-30
K. Anders (KC), 5-31
Sun 9/21 1234FINAL
Indianapolis (0-4) 14120935
Buffalo (2-2) 01062137
Pass
J. Harbaugh (IND), 31-16-191, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Collins (BUF), 38-23-275, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Faulk (IND), 16-77, 1 TD
A. Smith (BUF), 12-129, 3 TD
Rec
A. Bailey (IND), 7-96, 1 TD
A. Reed (BUF), 7-91
Sun 10/5 1234FINAL
Detroit (3-3) 033713
Buffalo (3-2) 3100922
Pass
S. Mitchell (DET), 38-20-221, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Collins (BUF), 18-11-122, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Sanders (DET), 25-107
A. Smith (BUF), 13-88, 1 TD
Rec
H. Moore (DET), 8-116
A. Reed (BUF), 5-95, 1 TD
Sun 10/12 1234FINAL
Buffalo (3-3) 00066
New England (5-1) 10617033
Pass
B. Hobert (BUF), 30-17-133, 2 INT, 0 TD
D. Bledsoe (NE), 27-14-181, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
D. Holmes (BUF), 4-41, 1 TD
C. Martin (NE), 22-99, 1 TD
Rec
Q. Early (BUF), 6-59
B. Coates (NE), 4-92, 1 TD
Mon 10/20 1234FINAL
Buffalo (4-3) 33039
Indianapolis (0-7) 00336
Pass
T. Collins (BUF), 22-17-184, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Harbaugh (IND), 12-9-108, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Smith (BUF), 15-42
M. Faulk (IND), 16-54
Rec
E. Moulds (BUF), 5-75
M. Faulk (IND), 5-50
Sun 10/26 12345F/OT
Denver (7-1) 010100323
Buffalo (4-4) 00020020
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 30-16-133, 2 INT, 0 TD
A. Van Pelt (BUF), 24-12-177, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 42-207, 1 TD
A. Smith (BUF), 16-92
Rec
T. Davis (DEN), 5-29
Q. Early (BUF), 6-91, 1 TD
Sun 11/2 1234FINAL
Miami (5-4) 03036
Buffalo (5-4) 33039
Pass
C. Erickson (MIA), 18-8-121, 1 INT, 0 TD
A. Van Pelt (BUF), 22-13-89, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Al-Jabbar (MIA), 16-39
T. Thomas (BUF), 11-68
Rec
O. McDuffie (MIA), 3-42
Q. Early (BUF), 3-25
Sun 11/9 1234FINAL
New England (6-4) 7107731
Buffalo (5-5) 307010
Pass
D. Bledsoe (NE), 22-15-200, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Collins (BUF), 21-12-89, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Martin (NE), 26-93, 1 TD
A. Smith (BUF), 12-43, 1 TD
Rec
B. Coates (NE), 3-17, 1 TD
L. Johnson (BUF), 4-34
Mon 11/17 1234FINAL
Buffalo (5-6) 0010313
Miami (7-4) 31031430
Pass
T. Collins (BUF), 37-19-152, 1 INT, 0 TD
D. Marino (MIA), 24-18-234, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Thomas (BUF), 11-43
A. Al-Jabbar (MIA), 26-83, 1 TD
Rec
Q. Early (BUF), 7-57
T. Drayton (MIA), 4-62, 1 TD
Sun 11/23 1234FINAL
Buffalo (5-7) 070714
Tennessee (6-6) 1473731
Pass
T. Collins (BUF), 40-25-286, 1 INT, 2 TD
S. McNair (TEN), 24-15-167, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Smith (BUF), 9-7
E. George (TEN), 25-93
Rec
Q. Early (BUF), 8-103, 2 TD
F. Wycheck (TEN), 6-51
Sun 11/30 1234FINAL
NY Jets (8-5) 037010
Buffalo (6-7) 7301020
Pass
N. O'Donnell (NYJ), 47-25-292, 1 INT, 1 TD
T. Collins (BUF), 31-12-164, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Murrell (NYJ), 9-27
T. Thomas (BUF), 18-104
Rec
W. Chrebet (NYJ), 6-86
L. Johnson (BUF), 4-81, 1 TD
Sun 12/7 1234FINAL
Buffalo (6-8) 03003
Chicago (3-11) 0170320
Pass
T. Collins (BUF), 32-13-138, 0 INT, 0 TD
E. Kramer (CHI), 33-23-270, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Thomas (BUF), 7-22
R. Harris (CHI), 24-59
Rec
D. Holmes (BUF), 3-41
C. Conway (CHI), 7-115
Sun 12/14 1234FINAL
Jacksonville (10-5) 773320
Buffalo (6-9) 0301114
Pass
M. Brunell (JAX), 32-24-317, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Collins (BUF), 26-13-107, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
N. Means (JAX), 22-74, 1 TD
A. Smith (BUF), 15-70, 1 TD
Rec
K. McCardell (JAX), 6-94
E. Moulds (BUF), 6-80
Sat 12/20 1234FINAL
Buffalo (6-10) 0081321
Green Bay (13-3) 1473731
Pass
A. Van Pelt (BUF), 44-23-255, 3 INT, 0 TD
B. Favre (GB), 18-12-156, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Thomas (BUF), 7-28
D. Levens (GB), 22-71
Rec
Q. Early (BUF), 7-120
A. Freeman (GB), 6-63, 1 TD

Preseason

Saturday, July 26, 1997 FINAL
Buffalo (0-1) 10
Denver (1-0) 31
Saturday, August 2, 1997 FINAL
Chicago (1-1) 20
Buffalo (0-2) 17
Friday, August 8, 1997 FINAL
Minnesota (2-1) 3
Buffalo (1-2) 19
Saturday, August 16, 1997 FINAL
Buffalo (1-3) 3
Green Bay (4-0) 35
Friday, August 22, 1997 FINAL
Buffalo (2-3) 31
Baltimore (0-4) 28

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