1978 Houston Oilers
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1978 Houston Oilers

What was the record of the 1978 Houston Oilers?

The Houston Oilers finished the regular season with a 10-6 record. They went 5-3 at home and 5-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Houston Oilers went 12-7. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

What division did the 1978 Houston Oilers play in?

The 1978 Houston Oilers played in the Central Division of the American Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1978 Houston Oilers?

During the regular season, the 1978 Houston Oilers went 4-2 against their AFC Central opponents.

Did the 1978 Houston Oilers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Houston Oilers made the Playoffs in 1978. They won their first game against the New England Patriots in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Conference Championship.

What was the point differential for the 1978 Houston Oilers?

The Houston Oilers finished the regular season with a point differential of -15. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Oilers could have been expected to have about 7.5 wins, or a 8-8 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 Houston Oilers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1978 Houston Oilers went 10-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Oilers went 4-0.

How did the 1978 Houston Oilers perform in overtime games?

The 1978 Houston Oilers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 Houston Oilers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 Houston Oilers was a 4 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 Houston Oilers?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Oilers had during the 1978 regular season was 1 game, which occured 6 separate times.

1978 Houston Oilers Schedule

= Playoff Team

= Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 3 @ Falcons L 14 - 20
2 Sun, Sep 10 @ Chiefs W 20 - 17
3 Sun, Sep 17 vs 49ers W 20 - 19
4 Sun, Sep 24 vs Rams L 6 - 10
5 Sun, Oct 1 @ Browns W 16 - 13
6 Sun, Oct 8 @ Raiders L 17 - 21
7 Sun, Oct 15 vs Bills W 17 - 10
8 Mon, Oct 23 @ Steelers W 24 - 17
9 Sun, Oct 29 @ Bengals L 13 - 28
10 Sun, Nov 5 vs Browns W 14 - 10
11 Sun, Nov 12 @ Patriots W 26 - 23
12 Mon, Nov 20 vs Dolphins W 35 - 30
13 Sun, Nov 26 vs Bengals W 17 - 10
14 Sun, Dec 3 vs Steelers L 3 - 13
15 Sun, Dec 10 @ Saints W 17 - 12
16 Sun, Dec 17 vs Chargers L 24 - 45
Playoffs
Wild Card Sun, Dec 24 @ Dolphins W 17 - 9
Divisional Sun, Dec 31 @ Patriots W 31 - 14
Conf Champ Sun, Jan 7, 1979 @ Steelers L 5 - 34

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