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1949 Buffalo Bills (AAFC) 4th place 5-5-2 .500
Head Coach: Lowell Dawson (1-4-1); Clem Crowe (4-1-1)
LineClem Crowe
BackfieldJoel Hunt
LineHank Reese
Assistant LineJohn Scafide
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/5/1949HJersey City Giants79-0WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium31890
Wed8/10/1949NBaltimore Colts12-28LWilmington, DEWilmington Park2953
Sun8/14/1949ASan Francisco 49ers10-21LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium28084
Fri8/19/1949HBethlehem Bulldogs48-0WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium12697
Fri8/26/1949AChicago Hornets14-17LChicago, ILSoldier Field23800Boxscore
Mon9/5/1949HCleveland Browns28-28TBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium31839Boxscore
Sun9/11/1949HBrooklyn-New York Yankees14-17LBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium30410Boxscore
Sun9/25/1949HSan Francisco 49ers28-17WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium32097Boxscore
Sun10/2/1949HBaltimore Colts28-35LBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium25692Boxscore
Sun10/9/1949ALos Angeles Dons28-42LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum16575Boxscore
Sun10/16/1949ASan Francisco 49ers7-51LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium35476Boxscore
Sun10/23/1949HLos Angeles Dons17-14WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium21310Boxscore
Sun10/30/1949ACharlotte Clippers-Charlotte, NCMemorial StadiumCanceled
Sun11/6/1949ABrooklyn-New York Yankees17-14WNew York, NYYankee Stadium16758Boxscore
Sun11/13/1949ACleveland Browns7-7TCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium22511Boxscore
Sun11/20/1949HChicago Hornets10-0WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium18494Boxscore
Sun11/27/1949ABaltimore Colts38-14WBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium16323Boxscore
Sun12/4/1949ACleveland Browns21-31LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium17270First Round Playoff
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
42Chet AdamsLOT-DT6'324034Ohio University120
57Al BaldwinLOE-DE6'220526Arkansas1212
82Rex BumgardnerROH5'1119326West Virginia118
45Jack CarpenterLOT-DT6'023526Columbia; Missouri; Michigan77
70Ollie ClineFB6'020024Ohio State1111
88Tommy ColellaROH-DB6'018731Canisius120
87Jesse FreitasQB5'1017528Santa Clara10
40Abe GibronLOG-DG5'1124324Valparaiso; Purdue109
52Paul GibsonROE-DE6'019525North Carolina State112
26Hal HerringC-LB6'121125Auburn110
36Ed HirschLOG-DG5'1021028Northwestern100
80Larry JoeLOH5'919026Penn State20
46John KernsROT-DT6'324526Ohio University; Duke; North Carolina; Ohio University1212
31Eddie KingLOG-DG6'021724Boston College40
47John KissellROT-DT6'224526Boston College120
71Veto KissellROH-DB5'1020522Holy Cross110
80Bobby LivingstoneLOH-DB6'017327Notre Dame50
59Jim LukensROE-DE6'420525Washington & Lee1110
49John MaskasLOT-DT5'1121229Virginia Tech110
88Vince MazzaDE6'121624none120
83Chet MutrynLOH5'917928Xavier (Ohio)1111
56Bob OristaglioROE-DE6'221425Pennsylvania120
35Rocco PirroROG-DG6'022633Catholic1111
61George RattermanQB6'019223Notre Dame1111
72Bill SchrollFB-LB6'021423Louisiana State110
23Carl SchuetteC6'120627Marquette120
53Bill StantonDE6'221025North Carolina State100
22Art StatutoC6'222124Notre Dame1212
32Odell StautzenbergerLOG-DG6'021825Texas A&M96
62Jim StillQB6'319325Mississippi Gulf Coast CC; Georgia Tech101
86Joe SuttonLOH5'1118025Temple111
74Lou TomasettiFB6'019833Bucknell124
34Vic VasicekROG-DG5'1122323Southern California; Texas123
87Wilbur VolzROH6'019025Missouri90
85Alex WizbickiLOH-DB5'1118828Holy Cross; Dartmouth; Holy Cross121
33John WyhonicROG-DG6'021330Alabama40
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Abe GibronSecret-16GPurdue
Bill Kay16TIowa
Frank TripuckaSecret-213QBNotre Dame
Huey Keeney315BRicefrom CHI
Veto Kissell319BHoly Cross
Wilbur Volz427BMissouri
Frank Gaul535GNotre Dame
Frank Guess643BTexas
Hal Entsminger751QBMissouri
Vic Vasicek859GTexas
Alex Verdova967BOhio State
Al Russas1075ETennessee
Ernie Settembre1183TMiami (Florida)
Milt Kormarnicki1291CVillanovaDeclared Ineligible
Butch Songin1399QBBoston CollegeDeclared Ineligible
Leon Cooper14107THardin-Simmons
Clay Tonnemaker15115CMinnesotaDeclared Ineligible
Rob Goode16123BTexas A&M
Art Donovan17131GBoston College
Jim Goodman18137TMaryland
Merlin London19143EOklahoma State
Marty Breen20149CCanisius
John Simon21155GPenn State
Bernie Hanula25170TWake Forest
Bobby Deuber26175BPennsylvania
Floyd Lewis27180GSouthern Methodist
Leon Cochran28185BAuburn
Joe Leonard29190TVirginiaDeclared Ineligible
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals77555648
Opponents Totals52794976
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals184111611259454
Opponents Totals1396962854419
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Chet Adams03232100.041136.4044
Al Baldwin70000042
Rex Bumgardner50000030
Chet Mutryn50000030
George Ratterman40000024
Ollie Cline30000018
Lou Tomasetti30000018
Jim Lukens20000012
Bobby Livingstone1000006
Joe Sutton1000006
Wilbur Volz1000006
Team Totals323232100.041136.40236
Opponents Totals353535100.031618.81256
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Chet Adams41136.43/1/0/0/0/
Team Totals41136.43/1/0/0/0/
Opponents Totals31618.80/3/0/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Chet Mutryn1316965.35
Ollie Cline1255184.13
Rex Bumgardner1013913.91
Lou Tomasetti542494.62
George Ratterman36852.44
Joe Sutton9637.00
Veto Kissell10191.90
Larry Joe2189.00
Jesse Freitas3134.30
Wilbur Volz471.81
Jim Still263.00
Al Baldwin210.50
Bobby Livingstone100.000
Tommy Colella7-9-1.30
Alex Wizbicki5-10-2.00
Team Totals49220474.216
Opponents Totals38516164.257t13
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
George Ratterman25214657.99317777.112.2145.6135.276.8
Jim Still12650.05867.214.318.318.366.7
Jesse Freitas9444.43101.12.500.0222.212.0
Team Totals27315657.110118736.912.0155.5165.972.2
Opponents Totals28213246.814121097.516.080t186.493.22811080.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Al Baldwin5371913.67
Chet Mutryn2933311.50
Jim Lukens2424910.42
Ollie Cline151107.30
Lou Tomasetti9566.21
Rex Bumgardner716824.04
Joe Sutton56312.61
Paul Gibson33210.70
Veto Kissell33712.30
Jack Carpenter22010.00
Tommy Colella263.00
Larry Joe25226.00
Bob Oristaglio11414.0140
Wilbur Volz166.060
Abe Gibron033L0
Vic Vasicek055L0
Team Totals156187312.015
Opponents Totals132210916.08018
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy Colella34916.30
Veto Kissell11414.0140
Paul Gibson199.090
Bobby Livingstone166.060
Bill Schroll144.040
Hal Herring111.010
Alex Wizbicki111.010
Team Totals9849.30
Opponents Totals1625015.6551
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Tommy Colella44155435.31
Jim Still1661438.40
Team Totals60216836.1134330.4
Opponents Totals580400
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Livingstone1017117.179t1
Chet Mutryn77711.00
Joe Sutton66210.30
Tommy Colella5428.40
Rex Bumgardner4358.80
Lou Tomasetti2136.50
Team Totals3440011.879t1
Opponents Totals2934311.80
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Chet Mutryn1022422.40
Rex Bumgardner916318.10
Tommy Colella710715.30
Joe Sutton48220.50
Wilbur Volz34314.30
Bobby Livingstone23517.50
Alex Wizbicki12222.0220
Ollie Cline12121.0210
Lou Tomasetti11919.0190
Larry Joe11212.0120
Veto Kissell111.010
Team Totals4072918.20
Opponents Totals410
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals34181622380
Opponents Totals34221218303
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