The Buffalo Bills decisively defeated the Cincinnati Bengals, 31 to 17, on November 17, 1996.

1996 Buffalo Bills

Final

CIN

Bengals

4-7-0

17

BUF

Bills

8-3-0

31

1

0

7

2

7

17

3

0

7

4

10

0

Total

17

31

1st quarter

CIN

BUF

Bills

Thurman Thomas 1-yard run (Steve Christie kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

CIN

BUF

Bills

Jim Kelly 1-yard run (Steve Christie kick)

0

14

Bengals

Ashley Ambrose 31-yard interception return (Doug Pelfrey kick)

7

14

Bills

David White 12-yard fumble return (Steve Christie kick)

7

21

Bills

Steve Christie 22-yard field goal

7

24

3rd quarter

CIN

BUF

Bills

Steve Tasker 22-yard pass from Jim Kelly (Steve Christie kick)

7

31

4th quarter

CIN

BUF

Bengals

Ki-Jana Carter 1-yard run (Doug Pelfrey kick)

14

31

Bengals

Doug Pelfrey 30-yard field goal

17

31

Bengals

Bills

1st Downs

13

23

Passing 1st Downs

6

11

Rushing 1st Downs

5

12

1st downs from penalties

2

0

3rd down efficiency

2 - 15

6 - 18

4th down efficiency

2 - 3

2 - 2

Total Plays

66

79

Total Yards

224

308

Yards per play

3.4

3.9

Passing

105

174

Comp - Att

11 - 31

14 - 25

Yards per pass

2.7

6.2

Interceptions thrown

3

2

Sacks - Yards lost

8 - 51

3 - 21

Rushing

119

134

Rushing Attempts

27

51

Yards per rush

4.4

2.6

Penalties

6

5

Turnovers

4

2

Fumbles lost

1

0

Interceptions

3

2

Possession

26:21

33:39

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Jeff Blake 8 22 95 4.3 0 1 5 31.4
Erik Wilhelm 3 9 61 6.8 0 2 3 18.5
Team 11 31 105 5.0 0 3 8 13.0

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Garrison Hearst 11 55 5.0 0
Eric Bieniemy 4 34 8.5 0
Jeff Blake 3 12 4.0 0
Ki-Jana Carter 6 12 2.0 1
Erik Wilhelm 1 4 4.0 0
Jeff Cothran 1 2 2.0 0
Carl Pickens 1 0 0.0 0
Team 27 119 4.4 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Carl Pickens 5 62 12.4 0
Darnay Scott 3 62 20.7 0
Eric Bieniemy 1 13 13.0 0
Garrison Hearst 1 12 12.0 0
Tony McGee 1 7 7.0 0
Team 11 156 5.0 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 1 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Artie Smith 1.0
Ramondo Stallings 1.0
Steve Tovar 1.0
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Doug Pelfrey 1 1 2 5
Team 1 1 2 5

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Lee Johnson 8 363 45.4
Team 8 363 45.4

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Jeff Hill 3 61 20.3 0
David Dunn 2 32 16.0 0
Troy Sadowski 1 7 7.0 0
Team 6 100 16.7 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Carl Pickens 1 2 2.0 0
Corey Sawyer 2 2 1.0 0
David Dunn 2 -3 -1.5 0
Team 5 1 0.2 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Jim Kelly 13 22 199 9.0 1 1 3 85.2
Todd Collins 1 3 -4 -1.3 0 1 0 2.8
Team 14 25 174 7.8 1 2 3 61.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Thurman Thomas 19 78 4.1 1
Darick Holmes 28 46 1.6 0
Jim Kelly 4 10 2.5 1
Team 51 134 2.6 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Andre Reed 6 105 17.5 0
Steve Tasker 2 42 21.0 1
Lonnie Johnson 3 22 7.3 0
Quinn Early 1 18 18.0 0
Chris Brantley 1 12 12.0 0
Darick Holmes 1 -4 -4.0 0
Team 14 195 7.8 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Phil Hansen 2.0
Ken Irvin 1.0
Jim Jeffcoat 2.0
Gabe Northern 1.0
Sam Rogers 0.5
Bruce Smith 1.5
Team 8.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Steve Christie 1 1 4 7
Team 1 1 4 7

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Chris Mohr 8 360 45.0
Team 8 360 45.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Eric Moulds 4 80 20.0 0
Team 4 80 20.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Jeff Burris 3 51 17.0 0
Steve Tasker 2 18 9.0 0
Team 5 69 13.8 0

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1,122

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REC

1,183

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PPG

26.5

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OPP PPG

18.3

4th

RUSH YDS/G

130.1

7th

PASS YDS/G

253.3

10th

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TEAM W L T PCT
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
Jets Jets
7 10 0 .412
Patriots Patriots
4 13 0 .235

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1-1-0

24

Final

27

KC Chiefs

2-0-0

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AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529