1970 Houston Oilers season

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1970 Houston Oilers season
Head coach Wally Lemm
Results
Record 3–10–1
Division place 4th AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1969 1971 >

The 1970 Houston Oilers season was the 11th season overall and its first as part of the National Football League. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 6–6–2, winning only three games.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Main article: 1970 NFL draft
1970 Houston Oilers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 14 Doug Wilkerson *  Guard North Carolina Central
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 20, 1970 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 19–7
45,538
2 September 27, 1970 Miami Dolphins L 20–10
39,840
3 October 4, 1970 at Cincinnati Bengals W 20–13
55,094
4 October 11, 1970 Baltimore Colts L 24–20
48,050
5 October 18, 1970 Pittsburgh Steelers L 7–3
42,799
6 October 25, 1970 at San Diego Chargers T 31–31
41,427
7 November 1, 1970 at St. Louis Cardinals L 44–0
47,911
8 November 8, 1970 at Kansas City Chiefs L 24–9
49,810
9 November 15, 1970 San Francisco 49ers L 30–20
43,040
10 November 22, 1970 at Cleveland Browns L 28–14
74,723
11 November 29, 1970 Denver Broncos W 31–21
35,733
12 December 7, 1970 Cleveland Browns L 21–10
50,582
13 December 13, 1970 Cincinnati Bengals L 30–20
34,435
14 December 20, 1970 at Dallas Cowboys L 52–10
50,504

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA
Cincinnati Bengals 8 6 0 .571 312 255
Cleveland Browns 7 7 0 .500 286 265
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 .357 210 272
Houston Oilers 3 10 1 .231 217 352

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1970 Houston Oilers
  2. ^ "1970 Houston Oilers draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 12, 2014.