1961 Houston Oilers

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1961 Houston Oilers

What was the record of the 1961 Houston Oilers?

The Houston Oilers finished the regular season with a 10-3-1 record. They went 6-1 at home and 4-2-1 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Houston Oilers play in?

The 1961 Houston Oilers played in the East Division of the American Football League.

What was the division record of the 1961 Houston Oilers?

During the regular season, the 1961 Houston Oilers went 4-1-1 against their AFL East opponents.

What was the 1961 Houston Oilers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
New York Titans 2-0 100% +63
Boston Patriots 1-0-1 75% +12
Buffalo Bills 1-1 50% +2

What was the 1961 Houston Oilers record by month?

The 1961 Houston Oilers had their best month in November, when they went 4-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was September, when they went 1-1 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 1-1 50% +45
October 2-2-1 50% +28
November 4-0 100% +120
December 3-0 100% +78

Did the 1961 Houston Oilers make the Playoffs?

There was no playoffs in the 1961 season.

What was the point differential for the 1961 Houston Oilers?

The Houston Oilers finished the regular season with a point differential of +271. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Oilers could have been expected to have about 12.0 wins, or a 12-2 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Houston Oilers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1961 Houston Oilers went 0-1-1. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Oilers went 0-0-1.

How did the 1961 Houston Oilers perform in overtime games?

The 1961 Houston Oilers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Houston Oilers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Houston Oilers was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Houston Oilers?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Oilers had during the 1961 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1961 Houston Oilers Schedule

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Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sat, Sep 9, 1961 vs Oakland Raiders Win 55 - 0
3 Sun, Sep 24, 1961 @ San Diego Chargers Loss 24 - 34
4 Sun, Oct 1, 1961 @ Dallas Texans Loss 21 - 26
5 Sun, Oct 8, 1961 vs Buffalo Bills Loss 12 - 22
6 Fri, Oct 13, 1961 @ Boston Patriots Tie 31 - 31
7 Sun, Oct 22, 1961 vs Dallas Texans Win 38 - 7
8 Sun, Oct 29, 1961 @ Buffalo Bills Win 28 - 16
9 Sun, Nov 5, 1961 @ Denver Broncos Win 55 - 14
10 Sun, Nov 12, 1961 vs Boston Patriots Win 27 - 15
11 Sun, Nov 19, 1961 vs New York Titans Win 49 - 13
12 Sun, Nov 26, 1961 vs Denver Broncos Win 45 - 14
13 Sun, Dec 3, 1961 vs San Diego Chargers Win 33 - 13
14 Sun, Dec 10, 1961 @ New York Titans Win 48 - 21
15 Sun, Dec 17, 1961 @ Oakland Raiders Win 47 - 16
Playoffs
AFL Champ AFL Championship Sun, Dec 24, 1961 @ San Diego Chargers Win 10 - 3

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