1991 Buffalo Bills Statistics & Players. The Jets raced downfield in the final seconds but missed a 51-yard field goal attempt, falling 23-20 to the Bills. The season is notable for Buffalo's first playoff game in this year, known as " The Comeback ", in which the Bills, down 35–3, ended up winning in overtime. Jim Harbaugh was intercepted once. Previous Season Next Season.
at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minnesota, From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core, List of Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl selections, https://infogalactic.com/w/index.php?title=1991_Buffalo_Bills_season&oldid=710856212, Pages using Americanfootballbox with unknown parameters, 1991 National Football League season by team, American Football Conference championship seasons, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, About Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core, Mark Clayton 5-yard pass from Dan Marino (Charlie Baumann kick), Thurman Thomas 7-yard run (Scott Norwood kick), Vice President of Administration/General Manager –, Assistant General Manager/Director of Pro Personnel –, Vice President for Football Operations/Head Coach –, Administrative Assistant to the Head Coach – Chuck Lester. But Reed was limited to just 5 catches for 31 yards. But the Bills' second onside kick attempt was unsuccessful and the Redskins were able to run out the clock. Scott Norwood had a nightmarish day as he missed a PAT and two FGAs but the Bills rallied to tie the game and in overtime Norwood connected on the winning 42-yarder, and a 30-27 Bills win. Harvey Williams and Christian Okoye combined for 225 rushing yards in leading a 33-6 massacre of the Bills; by themselves the two Chiefs backs put up more offense than the entire Bills offensive unit (211 total yards). The Colts failed to exceed six points for the sixth time in the season so far; they put up just 240 yards of offense vs. 276 rushing yards and four scores by Thurman Thomas, Kenneth Davis, and Carwell Gardner. October 21, 1991 – Jim Kelly tied a Monday Night Football record by throwing for five touchdown passes in one game. Barry Sanders rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown, and his burgeoning legend as impossible to bring down showed when Cornelius Bennett appeared to bring him down for a ten-yard loss in the first quarter but Sanders escaped for a one-yard gain. Expected W-L: 11.3-4.7. With the #1 AFC seed confirmed, the Bills started Frank Reich against the Lions, still fighting for a playoff bye with the Bears to play the 49ers on Monday Night.
The Bills rebounded by hammering the winless Colts 42-6. Steve DeBerg added 150 passing yards and a touchdown as Buffalo's win streak crashed to a halt.
James Lofton was the top receiver for the Bills with 7 catches for 92 yards. Amid a burgeoning feud with team owner Al Davis, Marcus Allen put up 95 all-purpose yards on 19 combined touches (16 of them rushes) and a touchdown as the Raiders led 27-14 after three quarters. Jim Kelly overcame three interceptions to toss five touchdowns, winning 35-16; Boomer Esiason managed one score and one pick while his Bengals squad also chewed up 105 yards in penalties. The 1991Buffalo Billsseasonwas the 32nd season for the team in the National Football League. The win secured the #1 playoff seed for the Bills while the Colts secured a 1-15 season. One play later, Riggs scored his second touchdown of the game. The Bills No Huddle "K-Gun" offense, after having a breakout 1990 season, once again dominated the league by gaining an NFL leading 6,525 yards and scoring 458 points, a franchise record, and second only to Washington. The Buffalo Bills finished the National Football League 's 1991 season with a record of 13 wins and 3 losses, the same record as their previous year's record, and finished first in the AFC East division. The Dolphins fumbled three times and Dan Marino was intercepted twice as the Bills rolled to 262 rushing yards and three Jim Kelly touchdowns, winning 41-27.
Kelly threw for 363 yards, overshadowing the 194 rushing yards the Bills produced. Jeff George was benched after completing just 83 yards and Mark Herrmann was even worse, throwing three interceptions. Milwaukee County Stadium hosted the Packers and Bills and the Pack made a game of it as future Steeler Mike Tomczak tossed for 317 yards and two touchdowns but was intercepted twice.
From there, the Bills attempted one final pass play before time expired.