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1967 Houston Oilers season

The 1967 Houston Oilers season was their eighth in the American Football League. The team improved on their previous output of 3–11, winning nine games.[1] They qualified for the playoffs for the first time in five seasons.

1967 Houston Oilers season
Head coachWally Lemm
General managerDon Klosterman
OwnerBud Adams
Home fieldRice Stadium
Results
Record9–4–1
Division place1st AFL Eastern
Playoff finishLost Conference Championship

Contents

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 9, 1967 Kansas City Chiefs L 20-25
28,003
2 September 17, 1967 at Buffalo Bills W 20–3
41,384
3 September 24, 1967 at San Diego Chargers L 3-13
36,032
4 October 1, 1967 Denver Broncos W 10–6
21,798
5 October 15, 1967 at New York Jets T 28–28
62,729
6 October 22, 1967 at Kansas City Chiefs W 24–19
46,365
7 October 29, 1967 Buffalo Bills W 10–3
30,060
8 November 5, 1967 at Boston Patriots L 7-18
19,422
9 November 12, 1967 at Denver Broncos W 20–18
30,392
10 November 26, 1967 Boston Patriots W 27–6
28,044
11 December 3, 1967 Miami Dolphins W 17–14
20,979
12 December 10, 1967 Oakland Raiders L 7-19
36,375
13 December 16, 1967 San Diego Chargers W 24–17
19,870
14 December 23, 1967 at Miami Dolphins W 41–10
25,982

Game summariesEdit

Week 14Edit

1 234Total
• Oilers 7 71710 41
Dolphins 0 370 10

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Conference December 31, 1967 at Oakland Raiders L 7-40
53,330

StandingsEdit

AFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Houston Oilers 9 4 1 .692 5–1–1 258 199 W2
New York Jets 8 5 1 .615 5–1–1 371 329 W1
Buffalo Bills 4 10 0 .286 3–5 237 285 L1
Miami Dolphins 4 10 0 .286 2–6 219 407 L1
Boston Patriots 3 10 1 .231 3–5 280 389 L5

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

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