1968 Houston Oilers season

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1968 Houston Oilers season
Head coach Wally Lemm
Home field Astrodome
Results
Record 7–7
Division place 2nd AFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1967 1969

The 1968 Houston Oilers season was the team's ninth season. The club would play their home games in the Houston Astrodome. The Oilers would become the first team in professional football to play their games in a domed stadium.[1]

Offseason[edit]

AFL Draft[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 9, 1968 Kansas City Chiefs L 26–21
45,083
2 September 14, 1968 at Miami Dolphins W 24–10
40,067
3 September 21, 1968 at San Diego Chargers L 30–14
46,217
4 September 29, 1968 Oakland Raiders L 24–15
46,098
5 October 6, 1968 Miami Dolphins L 24–7
36,109
6 October 13, 1968 at Boston Patriots W 16–0
32,502
7 October 20, 1968 New York Jets L 20–14
51,710
8 October 27, 1968 at Buffalo Bills W 30–7
34,339
9 November 3, 1968 at Cincinnati Bengals W 27–17
24,012
10 November 10, 1968 at New York Jets L 26–7
60,242
11 November 17, 1968 Denver Broncos W 38–17
36,075
12 November 28, 1968 at Kansas City Chiefs L 24–10
48,493
13 December 7, 1968 Buffalo Bills W 35–6
34,110
14 December 15, 1968 Boston Patriots W 45–17
34,198

Season standings[edit]

Notable Stats[edit]

Player Comp. Att. Comp% Yards TD's INT's

Roster[edit]

Houston Oilers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs CB

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 283