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

Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1964 at San Diego Chargers L 27–21
22,632
2 September 19, 1964 Oakland Raiders W 42–28
26,482
3 September 27, 1964 at Denver Broncos W 38–17
22,651
4 October 4, 1964 at Kansas City Chiefs L 28–7
22,727
5 October 11, 1964 Buffalo Bills L 48–17
26,218
6 October 17, 1964 at New York Jets L 24–21
32,840
7 October 25, 1964 San Diego Chargers L 20–17
21,671
8 November 1, 1964 at Buffalo Bills L 24–10
40,119
9 November 6, 1964 at Boston Patriots L 25–24
28,161
10 November 15, 1964 at Oakland Raiders L 20–10
16,375
11 November 22, 1964 Kansas City Chiefs L 28–19
17,782
12 November 29, 1964 Boston Patriots L 34–17
17,560
13 December 13, 1964 New York Jets W 33–17
16,225
14 December 20, 1964 Denver Broncos W 34–15
15,839

Standings

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.

References

  1. ^ 1964 Houston Oilers
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