The Buffalo Bills came up just a bit short against the Jacksonville Jaguars, 30 to 27, in the 1996 AFC Wild Card game on December 28, 1996.

1996 Buffalo Bills

Final

JAX

Jaguars

1-0-0

30

BUF

Bills

0-1-0

27

1

10

14

2

7

3

3

3

3

4

10

7

Total

30

27

1st quarter

JAX

BUF

Bills

Thurman Thomas 7-yard pass from Jim Kelly (Steve Christie kick)

0

7

Jaguars

Clyde Simmons 20-yard interception return (Mike Hollis kick)

7

7

Bills

Thurman Thomas 2-yard run (Steve Christie kick)

7

14

Jaguars

Mike Hollis 27-yard field goal

10

14

2nd quarter

JAX

BUF

Jaguars

Natrone Means 30-yard run (Mike Hollis kick)

17

14

Bills

Steve Christie 33-yard field goal

17

17

3rd quarter

JAX

BUF

Bills

Steve Christie 47-yard field goal

17

20

Jaguars

Mike Hollis 24-yard field goal

20

20

4th quarter

JAX

BUF

Bills

Jeff Burris 38-yard interception return (Steve Christie kick)

20

27

Jaguars

Jimmy Smith 2-yard pass from Mark Brunell (Mike Hollis kick)

27

27

Jaguars

Mike Hollis 45-yard field goal

30

27

Jaguars

Bills

1st Downs

18

19

Passing 1st Downs

13

14

Rushing 1st Downs

5

5

1st downs from penalties

0

0

3rd down efficiency

7 - 17

5 - 15

4th down efficiency

1 - 1

0 - 1

Total Plays

70

68

Total Yards

409

308

Yards per play

5.8

4.5

Passing

225

216

Comp - Att

18 - 33

22 - 36

Yards per pass

6.4

5.5

Interceptions thrown

2

1

Sacks - Yards lost

2 - 14

3 - 30

Rushing

184

92

Rushing Attempts

35

29

Yards per rush

5.3

3.2

Penalties

6

6

Turnovers

2

3

Fumbles lost

0

2

Interceptions

2

1

Possession

33:06

26:54

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Mark Brunell 18 33 239 7.2 1 2 2 62.6
Team 18 33 225 7.2 1 2 2 62.6

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Natrone Means 31 175 5.6 1
Mark Brunell 3 9 3.0 0
James Stewart 1 0 0.0 0
Team 35 184 5.3 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Keenan McCardell 4 76 19.0 0
Pete Mitchell 3 64 21.3 0
Jimmy Smith 5 58 11.6 1
Le'Shai Maston 2 21 10.5 0
Willie Jackson 1 11 11.0 0
Derek Brown 1 8 8.0 0
James Stewart 1 5 5.0 0
Natrone Means 1 -4 -4.0 0
Team 18 239 7.2 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Tony Brackens 1.0
Clyde Simmons 2.0
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Mike Hollis 3 4 3 12
Team 3 4 3 12

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Bryan Barker 5 253 50.6 59
Team 5 253 50.6

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Bucky Brooks 4 74 18.5 0 25
Ricky Bell 1 25 25.0 0 25
Team 5 99 19.8 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Chris Hudson 2 11 5.5 0 11
Team 2 11 5.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Jim Kelly 21 32 239 7.5 1 1 1 85.3
Todd Collins 1 4 7 1.8 0 0 2 39.6
Team 22 36 216 6.8 1 1 3 79.2

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Thurman Thomas 14 50 3.6 1
Jim Kelly 4 18 4.5 0
Darick Holmes 9 10 1.1 0
Steve Tasker 1 9 9.0 0
Tim Tindale 1 5 5.0 0
Team 29 92 3.2 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Quinn Early 9 122 13.6 0
Andre Reed 3 32 10.7 0
Steve Tasker 3 30 10.0 0
Lonnie Johnson 3 27 9.0 0
Thurman Thomas 3 24 8.0 1
Darick Holmes 1 11 11.0 0
Team 22 246 6.8 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 4 2 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Damien Covington 1.0
David White 1.0
Team 2.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Steve Christie 2 2 3 9
Team 2 2 3 9

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Chris Mohr 5 216 43.2 53
Team 5 216 43.2

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Eric Moulds 5 142 28.4 0 57
Russell Copeland 1 26 26.0 0 26
Robert Coons 1 4 4.0 0 4
Team 7 172 24.6 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Jeff Burris 5 32 6.4 0 16
Team 5 32 6.4 0

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PASS

4,306

Allen

Josh Allen

RUSH

1,122

Cook

James Cook

REC

1,183

Diggs

Stefon Diggs

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PPG

26.5

6th

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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BUF Bills

1-1-0

24

Final

27

KC Chiefs

2-0-0

Sun 21 Jan 2024

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NFL 2023 Division Standings

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