1996 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 5427 3434 1993 40 313 5146 3293 1853 30 301
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The Buffalo Bills' thirty-seventh season was in 1996, and it was the eleventh season Marv Levy served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-27. At the end of the season, Bruce Smith was awarded with the AP Defensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New York Giants 23-20
Week 2 New England Patriots 17-10
Week 3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 6-24
Week 4 Dallas Cowboys 10-7
Week 6 Indianapolis Colts 16-13
Week 7 Miami Dolphins 7-21
Week 8 @ New York Jets 25-22
Week 9 @ New England Patriots 25-28
Week 10 Washington Redskins 38-13
Week 11 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24-17
Week 12 Cincinnati Bengals 31-17
Week 13 New York Jets 35-10
Week 14 @ Indianapolis Colts 10-13
Week 15 @ Seattle Seahawks 18-26
Week 16 @ Miami Dolphins 14-16
Week 17 Kansas City Chiefs 20-9


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Jacksonville Jaguars 27-30


Head Coach: Marv Levy Assistant Head Coach: Elijah Pitts Offensive Coordinator: Tom Bresnahan Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Shofner Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Joiner Offensive Line Coach: Tom Bresnahan Running Backs Coach: Elijah Pitts Tight Ends Coach: Don Lawrence Defensive Line Coach: Dan Sekanovich Linebackers Coach: Ted Cottrell Assistant Linebackers Coach: Chuck Lester Defensive Backs Coach: Dick Roach Special Teams Coach: Bruce DeHaven Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Rusty Jones Director of Player Development: Jerry Butler Alumni Relations: Jerry Butler Administrative Assistant: Chuck Lester