Buffalo Bills at a glance

September 14, 2013 

Buffalo Bills

Coach: Doug Marrone

Key Stats

2 Touchdown passes needed by E.J. Manuel to match Joe Ferguson for third-most among Bills rookie quarterbacks in a single season.

13 Years since the Bills last made the playoffs, the longest drought in the NFL.

16 Head coaches in Buffalo’s 54-year history, only three of whom had winning records in their first season. Former Syracuse coach Doug Marrone replaced Chan Gailey during the offseason.

100 Career games played by defensive end Mario Williams, who needs 1.5 sacks to reach 65 for his career.

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR13 Stevie Johnson
LT77 Cordy Glenn
LG74 Colin Brown
C70 Eric Wood
RG60 Kraig Urbik
RT79 Erik Pears
TE84 Scott Chandler
WR11 T.J. Graham
QB3 EJ Manuel
FB38 Frank Summers
RB28 C.J. Spiller

Defense

DE92 Alex Carrington
DT95 Kyle Williams
DT99 Marcell Dareus
DE94 Mario Williams
SLB91 Manny Lawson
MLB50 Kiko Alonso
WLB53 Nigel Bradham
LCB21 Leodis McKelvin
RCB24 Stephon Gilmore
SS23 Aaron Williams
FS31 Jairus Byrd

Special Teams

K5 Dustin Hopkins
P6 Shawn Powell
KR88 Marquise Goodwin
PR21 Leodis McKelvin
LS65 Garrison Sanborn
H6 Shawn Powell

Injuries

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Schedule/Results

DateOpponentTimeTV
September
8New EnglandL 23-21
15Carolina1FOX
22At N.Y. Jets4:25CBS
29Baltimore1CBS
October
3At Cleveland8:25NFLN
13Cincinnati1CBS
20At Miami1CBS
27At New Orleans1CBS
November
3Kansas City1CBS
10At Pittsburgh1CBS
17N.Y. Jets1*CBS
24Bye
December
1Atlanta4:05*FOX
8At Tampa Bay1*CBS
15At Jacksonville1*CBS
22Miami1*CBS
29At New England1*CBS

NOTE: * Time subject to change.

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