1982 Houston Oilers season

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1982 Houston Oilers season
Head coach Ed Biles
General manager Ladd Herzeg
Owner Bud Adams
Home field Astrodome
Results
Record 1–8
Conference place 13th AFC
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1981 1983 >

The 1982 Houston Oilers season was the franchise's 23rd overall and the 13th in the National Football League (NFL).

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Main article: 1982 NFL draft
1982 Houston Oilers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 8 Mike Munchak *   Guard Penn State
2 44 Oliver Luck  Quarterback West Virginia
3 72 Stan Edwards  Running back Michigan
3 77 Robert Abraham  Linebacker North Carolina State
4 94 Steve Bryant  Wide receiver Purdue
5 121 Malcolm Taylor  Defensive end Tennessee State
6 148 Gary Allen  Running back Hawaii
9 234 Matt Bradley  Defensive back Penn State
10 261 Ron Reeves  Quarterback Texas Tech
11 287 Jim Campbell  Tight end Kentucky
12 314 Donnie Craft  Running back Louisville
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1982 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

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Bill Allerheiligen

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1982 at Cincinnati Bengals L 27–6
52,268
2 September 19, 1982 Seattle Seahawks W 23–21
43,117
3 November 21, 1982 Pittsburgh Steelers L 24–10
42,338
4 November 28, 1982 at New England Patriots L 29–21
33,602
5 December 5, 1982 at New York Giants L 17–14
71,184
6 December 13, 1982 Dallas Cowboys L 37–7
51,808
7 December 19, 1982 at Philadelphia Eagles L 35–14
44,119
8 December 26, 1982 Cleveland Browns L 20–14
36,559
9 January 2, 1983 Cincinnati Bengals L 35–27
26,522

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Cincinnati Bengals(3) 7 2 0 .778 3–1 6–2 232 177 W2
Pittsburgh Steelers(4) 6 3 0 .667 3–1 5–3 204 146 W2
Cleveland Browns(8) 4 5 0 .444 2–2 4–3 140 182 L1
Houston Oilers 1 8 0 .111 0–4 1–5 136 245 L7
American Football Conference
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Los Angeles Raiders(1) 8 1 0 .889 260 200 W5
Miami Dolphins(2) 7 2 0 .778 198 131 W3
Cincinnati Bengals(3) 7 2 0 .778 232 177 W2
Pittsburgh Steelers(4) 6 3 0 .667 204 146 W2
San Diego Chargers(5) 6 3 0 .667 288 221 L1
New York Jets(6) 6 3 0 .667 245 166 L1
New England Patriots(7) 5 4 0 .556 143 157 W1
Cleveland Browns(8) 4 5 0 .444 140 182 L1
Buffalo Bills 4 5 0 .444 150 154 L3
Seattle Seahawks 4 5 0 .444 127 147 W1
Kansas City Chiefs 3 6 0 .333 176 184 W1
Denver Broncos 2 7 0 .222 148 226 L3
Houston Oilers 1 8 0 .111 136 245 L7
Baltimore Colts 0 8 1 .056 113 236 L2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1982 Houston Oilers draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 22, 2014. 

External links[edit]