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April 27, 1984: Bills announce Silver Anniversary team

Posted Apr 26, 2014

The Bills' 25th Anniversary team, voted on by a team of local media members, was announced on April 27, 1984.


April 27, 1984 -- BILLS ANNOUNCE SILVER ANNIVERSITY TEAM
The Bills' 25th Anniversary team, voted on by a team of local media members, was announced. The players selected were: QB Jack Kemp (pictured), RB O.J. Simpson, RB Cookie Gilchrist, WR Elbert Dubenion, WR Bob Chandler, TE Ernie Warlick, T Joe Devlin, G Billy Shaw, C Al Bemiller, P Paul Maguire, NT Fred Smerlas, DT Tom Sestak, DE Ben Williams, DE Ron McDole, LB John Tracey, LB Jim Haslett, LB Mike Stratton, CB Robert James, CB George "Butch" Byrd, S George Saimes, S Steve Freeman, K Pete Gogolak and owner Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

Also on this date in Bills history:

1982: WR PERRY TUTTLE IS NO. 1 IN 1982 DRAFT FOR BILLS
With the 19th pick in the 1982 NFL Draft, the Bills selected WR Perry Tuttle from Clemson University.

1987: WNY NATIVE SHANE CONLAN IS BILLS' NO. 1 DRAFT CHOICE IN 1987
Frewsburg, NY native LB Shane Conlan from Penn State (8th overall) was Buffalo's No. 1 pick in the 1987 NFL Draft.

1993: MARV LEVY'S CONTRACT EXTENDED
Bills head coach Marv Levy received a 3-year contract extension through the 1996 season.