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The Best Buffalo Bills of All Time

List RulesPlease rank the players based only on their time with the Bills

This is a list of the best Buffalo Bills of all time. As one of the original AFL teams in the early '60s, the first few decades of Bills football was defined by solid players, yet they lacked the playoff results to be seriously considered one of the NFL's premier teams. Players like Jack Kemp, Cookie Gilchrist, and O.J. Simpson (we're talking about on the field accomplishments here) spearheaded those high flying Bills of the franchise's early years. With a combination of hitting the jackpot on high draft picks, shrewd trades and a seasoned head coach in Marv Levy, many of the greatest Bills in team history came from the team's most successful seasons during the 1990s. 

Jim Kelly, Thurman Thomas, Bruce Smith and Andre Reed are considered by many to be the best Bills ever. These players were at the core of the Bills teams that went to the Super Bowl a league record four straight years from 1990-1993. Ultimately, these players never were able to capture that elusive Super Bowl title, The run of success that these BIlls players were a part of are looked back fondly by Bills fans. These Bills greats are still revered and popular in western New York. Despite the lack of a championship, it doesn't take away that they are considered some of the greatest Buffalo Bills in history. 

This list of the best Buffalo Bills of all time accounts for all players in its AFL and NFL history. If you notice that a player isn't on this list and should be, feel free to add him. Vote and rerank this list so it accurately reflect who should be considered the greatest Bills players in team history
 
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  • 1
    1,379
    248
    Defensive End
  • 2
    1,356
    243

    Jim Kelly

    Quarterback
  • 3
    1,090
    197

    Thurman Thomas

    Running back
  • 4
    958
    186
    Wide receiver
  • 5
    1,184
    322

    O. J. Simpson

    Running back
  • 6
    561
    185
  • 7
    426
    116

    Kent Hull

    Center
  • 8
    619
    161
    slaft added

    Kyle Williams

    Defensive tackle
  • 9
    501
    161
    Linebacker
  • 10
    483
    110

    Marv Levy

    Running back
  • 11
    572
    196

    Steve Tasker

    Running back, Gunner
  • 12
    444
    141

    James Lofton

    Wide receiver
  • 13
    421
    140

    Joe DeLamielleure

    Offensive Lineman, Guard
  • 14
    486
    165
    bigulcards added

    Fred Jackson

    Running back
  • 15
    475
    156
    Erik Freeland addedQuarterback
  • 16
    398
    168

    Eric Moulds

    Wide receiver
  • 17
    307
    114
    Running back, Fullback
  • 18
    326
    129

    Jack Kemp

  • 19
    324
    109
    ScottPolichette added

    Frank Reich

    Quarterback
  • 20
    299
    126

    Fred Smerlas

    Tackle, Nose tackle
  • 21
    279
    108
    slaft added

    Joe Ferguson

    Quarterback
  • 22
    265
    105
    willyboymcoy addedOffensive Lineman
  • 23
    282
    107

    Eric Wood

    Center
  • 24
    232
    74
    slaft added

    Reggie McKenzie

    Guard
  • 25
    243
    86
    mestrom added

    London Fletcher

    Linebacker, Middle Linebacker