1998 Buffalo Bills schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
10-6-0 0-1 5957 3719 2238 25 342 5036 3426 1610 32 308
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The Buffalo Bills' thirty-ninth season was in 1998, playing their home games at Ralph Wilson Stadium. During the offseason they promoted Wade Phillips to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for two years. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Miami Dolphins 24-17. At the end of the season, Doug Flutie was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ San Diego Chargers 14-16
Week 2 @ Miami Dolphins 7-13
Week 3 St. Louis Rams 33-34
Week 5 San Francisco 49ers 26-21
Week 6 @ Indianapolis Colts 31-24
Week 7 Jacksonville Jaguars 17-16
Week 8 @ Carolina Panthers 30-14
Week 9 Miami Dolphins 30-24
Week 10 @ New York Jets 12-34
Week 11 New England Patriots 13-10
Week 12 Indianapolis Colts 34-11
Week 13 @ New England Patriots 21-25
Week 14 @ Cincinnati Bengals 33-20
Week 15 Oakland Raiders 44-21
Week 16 New York Jets 10-17
Week 17 @ New Orleans Saints 45-33


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Miami Dolphins 17-24

1998 Buffalo Bills Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Wade Phillips Offensive Coordinator: Joe Pendry Defensive Coordinator: Ted Cottrell Quarterbacks Coach: Turk Schonert Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Joiner Offensive Line Coach: Carl Mauck Running Backs Coach: Bishop Harris Tight Ends Coach: Max Bowman Offensive Quality Control Coach: Chris Dickson Defensive Line Coach: John Levra Linebackers Coach: Chuck Lester Defensive Backs Coach: Bill Bradley Special Teams Coach: Bruce DeHaven Assistant to the Head Coach: Max Bowman Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Rusty Jones Alumni Relations: Jerry Butler General Manager: John Butler Vice President of Football Operations: Wade Phillips Director of Player Development: Jerry Butler Personnel Department: Mike Biehl