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BY THE NUMBERS

BY THE NUMBERS
DENVER ....0 10 10 0 3--23
BUFFALO....0 0 0 20 0--20
FIRST QUARTER

No scoring.
SECOND QUARTER
Field goal, 23 yards, by Elam at 5:25. Drive of 24 yards in six plays after Braxton interception and return of 23 to Bills' 28. Key gain: Elway bootleg run for 12 to Bills' 8. BRONCOS LEAD, 3-0.

Touchdown run, 9 yards, by Davis at 13:04 (Elam kick). Drive of 74 yards in 11 plays after Mohr punt of 44 yards and Gordon return of 10 to Denver 26. Key gain: Elway pass of 25 yards to Davis to Bills' 33. BRONCOS LEAD, 10-0.
THIRD QUARTER
Field goal, 22 yards, by Elam at 3:19. Drive of 17 yards in six plays after Moulds fumble of kickoff return and Carswell recovery at Bills' 21. Key gains: none. BRONCOS LEAD, 13-0.

Touchdown, interception return by Traylor, 62 yards, at 10:47 (Elam kick). BRONCOS LEAD, 20-0.
FOURTH QUARTER
Touchdown pass, 27 yards, Reed from Van Pelt, at 2:50 (Christie kick). Drive of 29 yards in two plays after Schulz interception and 2-yard return to Denver 29. BRONCOS LEAD, 20-7.

Field goal, 30 yards, by Christie at 5:20. Drive of 49 yards in five plays and one penalty after Rouen punt of 36 yards to Bills' 39. Key gain: 40-yard pass interference penalty on McKyer to Denver 15. BRONCOS LEAD, 20-10.

Touchdown pass, 31 yards, Early from Van Pelt at 12:37 (Christie kick). Drive of 45 yards in three plays after Rouen punt of 26 yards to Denver 45. Key gain: Van Pelt pass of 22 yards to Early to Denver 23. BRONCOS LEAD, 20-17.

Field goal, 55 yards, by Christie at 14:58. Drive of 43 yards in seven plays after Rouen punt into end zone for touchback. Key gains: Van Pelt passes of 15 yards to Early to Bills' 35 and 24 yards to Reed to Denver 41. TIED, 20-20.
OVERTIME
Field goal, 33 yards, by Elam at 13:04. Drive of 43 yards in nine plays after Mohr punt of 44 yards and Gordon return of 6 to Denver 42. Key gain: Elway passes of 17 yards to McCaffrey to Bills' 41, and of 14 yards to Smith to Bills' 27. BRONCOS WIN, 23-20.

Missed Field Goals: Denver, Elam 38 (wr).

Att: 78,458.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
BUFFALO
Rushing Att Yds Avg
A. Smith .... 16 92 5.8
Thomas .... 9 47 5.2
Moulds .... 1 9 9.0
Van Pelt .... 1 4 4.0
Reed .... 1 2 2.0
Collins .... 1 1 1.0
Passing Att Com Yds TD Int
Van Pelt .... 24 12 177 2 1
Collins .... 18 7 35 0 2
Reed .... 0 0 0 0 0
Pass Receiving No Yds Lng TD
Early .... 6 91 31 1
Reed .... 4 70 27 1
Johnson .... 4 17 8 0
Moulds .... 3 30 19 0
Riemersma .... 1 4 4 0
A. Smith .... 1 0 0 0
Punting No Yds Avg Lng
Mohr .... 8 329 41.1 47
Punt Returns No Yds Lng
Burris .... 2 19 17
Kickoff Returns No Yds Lng
Holmes .... 3 71 31
Moulds .... 3 54 24
Defensive Stats Tkls Asst Sack
Covington .... 16 6 .5
Spielman .... 8 2 0
Jones .... 5 4 0
Hansen .... 5 2 2
Schulz .... 5 1 0
B. Smith .... 4 1 1
Paup .... 2 3 0
T. Smith .... 4 0 0
Washington .... 1 3 .5
Burris .... 3 0 0
Wiley .... 1 2 0
Brandenberg .... 3 0 0
Moran .... 2 0 1
Northern .... 2 1 0
Kerner .... 2 0 0
Perry .... 1 0 0
Martin .... 0 0 0
Van Pelt .... 0 0 0
Rogers .... 1 0 0
Smedley .... 1 0 0
A. Smith .... 1 0 0
Tasker .... 1 0 0
DENVER BRONCOS
Rushing Att Yds Avg
Davis .... 42 207 4.9
Elway .... 2 14 7.0
Hebron .... 1 6 6.0
D. Smith .... 1 -2 -2.0
Passing Att Com Yds TD Int
Elway .... 30 16 133 0 2
Pass Receiving No Yds Lng TD
Davis .... 5 29 25 0
Sharpe .... 4 35 12 0
R. Smith .... 3 35 15 0
Carswell .... 2 9 9 0
McCaffrey .... 1 17 17 0
D. Smith .... 1 8 8 0
Punting No Yds Avg Lng
Rouen .... 8 316 39.5 49
Punt Returns No Yds Lng
Gordon .... 5 31 10
Kickoff Returns No Yds Lng
Hebron .... 3 53 23
Burns .... 1 11 11
Defensive Stats Tkls Asst Sack
Romanowski .... 7 4 0
Braxton .... 5 3 0
Crockett .... 5 1 0
Mobley .... 4 2 0
Williams .... 5 0 1
Gordon .... 4 0 0
McKyer .... 2 2 0
Traylor .... 3 0 1
Hilliard .... 3 0 0
Atwater .... 2 1 0
Lodish .... 2 0 0
N. Smith .... 2 0 2
McCaffrey .... 2 0 0
Cadrez .... 1 1 0
Tanuvasa .... 0 1 0
Burns .... 1 0 0
Carswell .... 1 0 0
Dodge .... 1 0 0
Johnson .... 1 0 0
Lynn .... 0 1 0
Russ .... 0 1 0
Sharpe .... 1 0 0
D. Smith .... 1 0 0
TEAM STATISTICS
Den. Buf.
Total First Downs.... 17 19
By Rushing.... 8 7
By Passing.... 9 9
By Penalty.... 0 3
Third-Down Efficiency.... 6-18 6-17
Total Net Yards.... 341 315
Total Offensive Plays.... 81 76
Avg. Gain Per Play.... 4.2 4.1
Net Yards Rushing.... 225 155
Total Rushing Plays.... 46 29
Average Gain Per Play.... 4.9 5.3
Net Yards Passing.... 116 160
Was Sacked -- Yds. Lost.... 5-17 5-52
Gross Yards Passing.... 133 212
Passes-Completed-Int.... 30-16-2 42-19-3
Avg. Gain Per Pass Play.... 3.3 3.4
Den. Buf.
Punts-Avg..... 8-39.5 8-41.1
Had Blocked.... 0 0
Total Return Yardage.... 126 33
Punt Returns-Yards.... 5-31 2-19
Kickoff Returns-Yards.... 4-64 6-125
Interceptions-Yards.... 3-95 2-14
Penalties-Yards.... 10-113 4-25
Fumbles-Lost.... 1-1 4-3
Touchdowns.... 2 2
By Rushing.... 1 0
By Passing.... 0 2
By Returns.... 0 0
Extra Points Made-Att.... 2-2 2-2
Field Goals Made-Att.... 3-4 2-2
Time of Possession.... 42:04 31:00

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