1964 Houston Oilers season

The 1964 Houston Oilers season was the fifth season for the Houston Oilers as a professional AFL franchise; The team failed to improve on their previous output of 6–8, winning only four games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second consecutive season. It was their final season at Jeppesen Stadium before moving their home games to Rice Stadium the following season.

1964 Houston Oilers season
OwnerBud Adams
Head coachSammy Baugh
General managerCarroll Martin
Home fieldJeppesen Stadium
Results
Record4–10
Division place4th AFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Recap
1 September 12 at San Diego Chargers L 21–27 0–1 Balboa Stadium 22,632 Recap
2 September 19 Oakland Raiders W 42–28 1–1 Jeppesen Stadium 26,482 Recap
3 September 27 at Denver Broncos W 38–17 2–1 Bears Stadium 22,651 Recap
4 October 4 at Kansas City Chiefs L 7–28 2–2 Municipal Stadium 22,727 Recap
5 October 11 Buffalo Bills L 17–48 2–3 Jeppesen Stadium 26,218 Recap
6 October 17 at New York Jets L 21–24 2–4 Shea Stadium 32,840 Recap
7 October 25 San Diego Chargers L 17–20 2–5 Jeppesen Stadium 21,671 Recap
8 November 1 at Buffalo Bills L 10–24 2–6 War Memorial Stadium 40,119 Recap
9 November 6 at Boston Patriots L 24–25 2–7 Fenway Park 28,161 Recap
10 November 15 at Oakland Raiders L 10–20 2–8 Frank Youell Field 16,375 Recap
11 November 22 Kansas City Chiefs L 19–28 2–9 Jeppesen Stadium 17,782 Recap
12 November 29 Boston Patriots L 17–34 2–10 Jeppesen Stadium 17,560 Recap
13
Bye
14 December 13 New York Jets W 33–17 2–11 Jeppesen Stadium 16,225 Recap
15 December 20 Denver Broncos W 34–15 3–11 Jeppesen Stadium 15,839 Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

StandingsEdit

AFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills 12 2 0 .857 5–1 400 242 W2
Boston Patriots 10 3 1 .769 4–2 365 297 L1
New York Jets 5 8 1 .385 2–4 278 315 L3
Houston Oilers 4 10 0 .286 1–5 310 355 W2

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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