1961 Buffalo Bills

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1961 Buffalo Bills

What was the record of the 1961 Buffalo Bills?

The Buffalo Bills finished the regular season with a 6-8 record. They went 2-5 at home and 4-3 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Buffalo Bills play in?

The 1961 Buffalo Bills played in the East Division of the American Football League.

What was the division record of the 1961 Buffalo Bills?

During the regular season, the 1961 Buffalo Bills went 2-4 against their AFL East opponents.

What was the 1961 Buffalo Bills record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
New York Titans 1-1 50% +3
Houston Oilers 1-1 50% -2
Boston Patriots 0-2 0% -33

What was the 1961 Buffalo Bills record by month?

The 1961 Buffalo Bills had their best month in November, when they went 2-2 and had a 50% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 1-3 and had a 25% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 1-3 25% -12
October 2-2 50% -30
November 2-2 50% +7
December 1-1 50% -13

Did the 1961 Buffalo Bills make the Playoffs?

There was no playoffs in the 1961 season.

What was the point differential for the 1961 Buffalo Bills?

The Buffalo Bills finished the regular season with a point differential of -48. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bills could have been expected to have about 5.8 wins, or a 6-8 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Buffalo Bills perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1961 Buffalo Bills went 2-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Bills went 1-1.

How did the 1961 Buffalo Bills perform in overtime games?

The 1961 Buffalo Bills did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Buffalo Bills?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Buffalo Bills was a 2 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Buffalo Bills?

The longest losing streak that the Buffalo Bills had during the 1961 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1961 Buffalo Bills Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 10, 1961 vs Denver Broncos Loss 10 - 22
2 Sun, Sep 17, 1961 vs New York Titans Win 41 - 31
3 Sat, Sep 23, 1961 vs Boston Patriots Loss 21 - 23
4 Sat, Sep 30, 1961 vs San Diego Chargers Loss 11 - 19
5 Sun, Oct 8, 1961 @ Houston Oilers Win 22 - 12
6 Sun, Oct 15, 1961 vs Dallas Texans Win 27 - 24
7 Sun, Oct 22, 1961 @ Boston Patriots Loss 21 - 52
8 Sun, Oct 29, 1961 vs Houston Oilers Loss 16 - 28
9 Sun, Nov 5, 1961 vs Oakland Raiders Loss 22 - 31
10 Sun, Nov 12, 1961 @ Dallas Texans Win 30 - 20
11 Sun, Nov 19, 1961 @ Denver Broncos Win 23 - 10
12 Thu, Nov 23, 1961 @ New York Titans Loss 14 - 21
13 Sun, Dec 3, 1961 @ Oakland Raiders Win 26 - 21
14 Sun, Dec 10, 1961 @ San Diego Chargers Loss 10 - 28

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