Buffalo Bills: 30 greatest players in franchise history

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Joe Ferguson, Buffalo Bills
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16. . Quarterback. 1973-84. Joe Ferguson. 18. player

There haven’t been a ton of quality quarterbacks to wear a Bills jersey over the years. However, if you’re looking for one who found a way to win games and rack up big yards, then look no further than Joe Ferguson.

Currently second on Buffalo’s all-time passing yards list, Ferguson was quite the gunslinger during his days as the Bills’ starter. Although not on the level of someone like Jim Kelly, he managed to hold down the fort in some of the franchise’s less impressive years. His stats also weren’t that impressive at times, but Ferguson did the best with the tools he was given.

Yes, Ferguson has no Pro Bowls or All-Pro selections to his name. Yes, he led the league in interceptions one year. At the same time, he also led the league in passing yards and passing touchdowns at different points in his career.

For a third-round pick, Ferguson gave the Bills more than they ever could have bargained for. After 12 years with the club, the Arkansas alum more than earned his place among the best to ever call Buffalo home.