1977 Houston Oilers season

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1977 Houston Oilers season
Head coach Bum Phillips
Home field Astrodome
Results
Record 8–6
Division place 2nd AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1976 1978 >

The 1977 Houston Oilers season was the 18th season overall and eighth with the league. The team improved upon their previous season's output of 5–9, winning eight games,[1] but failed to qualify for the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18, 1977 New York Jets W 20–0
39,488
2 September 25, 1977 at Green Bay Packers W 16–10
55,071
3 October 2, 1977 at Miami Dolphins L 27–7
49,619
4 October 9, 1977 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–10
49,226
5 October 16, 1977 Cleveland Browns L 24–23
47,888
6 October 23, 1977 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 27–10
48,517
7 October 30, 1977 at Cincinnati Bengals L 13–10
53,194
8 November 6, 1977 Chicago Bears W 47–0
47,226
9 November 13, 1977 at Oakland Raiders L 34–29
53,667
10 November 20, 1977 at Seattle Seahawks W 22–10
61,519
11 November 27, 1977 Kansas City Chiefs W 34–20
42,934
12 December 4, 1977 Denver Broncos L 24–14
46,875
13 December 11, 1977 at Cleveland Browns W 19–15
30,898
14 December 18, 1977 Cincinnati Bengals W 21–16
46,212

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Pittsburgh Steelers(3) 9 5 0 .643 4–2 7–5 283 243
Cincinnati Bengals 8 6 0 .571 3–3 6–6 238 235
Houston Oilers 8 6 0 .571 3–3 6–6 299 230
Cleveland Browns 6 8 0 .429 2–4 5–7 269 267

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