Buffalo Bills (AAFC)

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Buffalo Bills
First Season
1946
Team History
Buffalo Bills (1947-49)
Buffalo Bisons (1946)
Conference/Division
All-America Football Conference (1946-49)
  • Eastern Division (1946-48)
Venue
Civic Stadium (1946-49)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives
This article is about the defunct All-America Football Conference team. For the current NFL team, see Buffalo Bills.

The Buffalo Bills were an American football team based in Buffalo, New York, that played in the All-America Football Conference from 1946 to 1949. During its first season in 1946, the team was known as the Buffalo Bisons.

When the AAFC merged with the NFL after the 1949 season the Bills did not join the league and folded.

Publications

Programs by season

1940s

Week Date Opponent Venue
Buffalo Bisons
1946
Week 2 September 14 at New York Yankees Yankee Stadium
Week 3 September 29 vs. Los Angeles Dons Civic Stadium
Week 4 October 4 vs. New York Yankees Civic Stadium
Week 5 October 11 vs. Miami Seahawks Civic Stadium
Week 6 October 18 vs. San Francisco 49ers Civic Stadium
Week 9 November 2 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 12 November 18 at Miami Seahawks Burdine Stadium
Week 13 November 24 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
Week 14 December 1 at Los Angeles Dons Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Buffalo Bills
1947
preseason August 31 vs. New York Yankees Civic Stadium
Week 1 September 5 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
Week 4 September 19 at Chicago Rockets Soldier Field
Week 5 September 28 vs. San Francisco 49ers Civic Stadium
Week 6 October 5 at Los Angeles Dons Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 9 October 26 vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Civic Stadium
Week 10 November 2 vs. Cleveland Browns Civic Stadium
Week 12 November 23 at Baltimore Colts Municipal Stadium
Week 13 December 7 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
1948
preseason August 12 vs. New York Yankees Ruppert Stadium
Week 1 August 29 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 8 October 24 at Los Angeles Dons Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 9 October 31 vs. Baltimore Colts Civic Stadium
Week 10 November 7 at Brooklyn Dodgers Ebbets Field
Week 12 November 25 at Chicago Rockets Soldier Field
Week 13 November 28 at New York Yankees Yankee Stadium
Week 14 December 5 at Baltimore Colts Municipal Stadium
postseason December 12 at Baltimore Colts Municipal Stadium
postseason December 19 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
1949
exhibition August 5 vs. Jersey City Giants Civic Stadium
preseason August 14 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 1 August 26 at Chicago Hornets Soldier Field
Week 4 September 25 vs. San Francisco 49ers Civic Stadium
Week 6 October 9 at Los Angeles Dons Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 7 October 16 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 8 October 23 vs. Los Angeles Dons Civic Stadium
Week 9 November 6 at Brooklyn-New York Yankees Yankee Stadium
Week 10 November 13 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
Week 14 November 27 at Baltimore Colts Municipal Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks

All media guides

1940s 1948 • 1949
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All-America Football Conference
Teams Baltimore Colts • Brooklyn-New York Yankees • Buffalo Bills • Chicago Hornets • Cleveland Browns • Los Angeles Dons • San Francisco 49ers
Seasons 1946 • 1947 • 1948 • 1949
Venues Burdine Stadium • Kezar Stadium • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Soldier Field
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