1972 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
4-9-1 0-0 3733 1601 2132 39 221 4192 1951 2241 31 249
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The Buffalo Bills' thirteenth season was in 1972, playing their home games at War Memorial Stadium. During the offseason they hired Lou Saban to lead the team. Saban brought eleven years of experience as a head coach. They finished the season 4-9-1, 2-4-1 at home and 2-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New York Jets 24-41
Week 2 San Francisco 49ers 27-20
Week 3 Baltimore Colts 0-17
Week 4 New England Patriots 38-14
Week 5 @ Oakland Raiders 16-28
Week 6 @ Miami Dolphins 23-24
Week 7 Pittsburgh Steelers 21-38
Week 8 Miami Dolphins 16-30
Week 9 @ New York Jets 3-41
Week 10 @ New England Patriots 27-24
Week 11 @ Cleveland Browns 10-27
Week 12 @ Baltimore Colts 7-35
Week 13 Detroit Lions 21-21
Week 14 @ Washington Redskins 24-17

Coaches

Head Coach: Lou Saban Wide Receivers Coach: Robert Shaw Offensive Line Coach: Jim Ringo Defensive Line Coach: Stan Jones Linebackers Coach: Jim Dooley Defensive Backs Coach: Billy Atkins Special Teams Coach: Ed Cavanaugh