1966 Houston Oilers season

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1966 Houston Oilers season
Head coach Wally Lemm
Home field Rice Stadium
Results
Record 3–11
Division place 4th AFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1965 1967 >

The 1966 Houston Oilers season was their seventh in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 4–10, winning only three games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 1966 Denver Broncos W 45–7
30,156
2 September 10, 1966 Oakland Raiders W 31–0
31,763
3 September 18, 1966 at New York Jets L 52–13
54,681
4 September 25, 1966 at Buffalo Bills L 27–20
42,526
5 October 2, 1966 at Denver Broncos L 40–38
27,203
6 October 16, 1966 New York Jets W 24–0
30,823
7 October 23, 1966 Miami Dolphins L 20–13
23,173
8 October 30, 1966 at Kansas City Chiefs L 48–23
31,676
9 November 6, 1966 at Oakland Raiders L 38–23
34,102
10 November 13, 1966 at Boston Patriots L 27–21
23,426
11 November 20, 1966 Buffalo Bills L 42–20
27,312
12 December 4, 1966 San Diego Chargers L 28–22
17,569
13 December 11, 1966 Boston Patriots L 38–14
17,100
14 December 18, 1966 at Miami Dolphins L 29–28
20,045

Division standings[edit]

AFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills 9 4 1 .692 358 255 W-1
Boston Patriots 8 4 2 .667 315 283 L-1
New York Jets 6 6 2 .500 322 312 W-1
Houston Oilers 3 11 0 .214 335 396 L-8
Miami Dolphins 3 11 0 .214 213 362 W-1

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