1984 Houston Oilers season

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1984 Houston Oilers season
Head coach Hugh Campbell
Home field Houston Astrodome
Results
Record 3–13
Division place 4th AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1983 1985 >

The 1984 Houston Oilers season was the 25th season overall and 15th with the league. The team improved upon their previous season's output of 2–14, winning three games,[1] but failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Main article: 1984 NFL draft

The following players were selected in the 1984 NFL draft.

1984 Houston Oilers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 2 Dean Steinkuhler  Offensive tackle Nebraska
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

[2]

Supplemental draft[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1984 NFL supplemental draft.

198 Houston Oilers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 2 Mike Rozier *  Running back Nebraska
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

[2]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1984 Houston Oilers staff
Front office
  • Owner/Chairman of the Board/President – Bud Adams
  • Executive Vice President/General Manager – Ladd Herzeg

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Bill Allerheiligen

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 2, 1984 Los Angeles Raiders L 24–14
49,092
2 September 9, 1984 Indianapolis Colts L 35–21
43,820
3 September 16, 1984 at San Diego Chargers L 31–14
52,266
4 September 23, 1984 at Atlanta Falcons L 42–10
45,248
5 September 30, 1984 New Orleans Saints L 27–10
43,108
6 October 7, 1984 at Cincinnati Bengals L 13–3
43,637
7 October 14, 1984 at Miami Dolphins L 28–10
54,080
8 October 21, 1984 San Francisco 49ers L 34–21
39,900
9 October 28, 1984 Cincinnati Bengals L 31–13
34,010
10 November 4, 1984 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 35–7
48,892
11 November 11, 1984 at Kansas City Chiefs W 17–16
44,464
12 November 18, 1984 New York Jets W 31–20
40,141
13 November 25, 1984 at Cleveland Browns L 27–10
46,077
14 December 2, 1984 Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–20
39,786
15 December 9, 1984 at Los Angeles Rams L 27–16
49,092
16 December 16, 1984 Cleveland Browns L 27–20
33,676

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Pittsburgh Steelers(3) 9 7 0 .563 5–1 6–6 387 310
Cincinnati Bengals 8 8 0 .500 3–3 6–6 339 339
Cleveland Browns 5 11 0 .313 3–3 4–8 250 297
Houston Oilers 3 13 0 .188 1–5 3–9 240 437

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1984 Houston Oilers
  2. ^ a b "1984 Houston Oilers draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 12, 2014.