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1961 Houston Oilers

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10-3-1, AFL East Division  · 1961 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 16.9, Offense: 11.4, Defense: 5.5, SoS: -2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 513 points (36.6/g), 1st of 8 in the AFL. Allowed 242 points (17.3/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 271 points (19.4/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.0-2.0.

Coach: Lou Rymkus (1-3-1) and Wally Lemm (9-0-0)

Stadium: Jeppesen Stadium
 Training Camp: Ellington Air Force Base (Webster, Texas)


Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 9 boxscore W 1-0 Oakland Raiders 55 0 25 482 279 203 1 7 99 34 65 5
3 Sun September 24 boxscore L 1-1 @ San Diego Chargers 24 34 19 372 300 72 7 7 158 108 50 1
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 1-2 @ Dallas Texans 21 26 15 353 249 104 5 27 528 130 398
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 1-3 Buffalo Bills 12 22 8 194 146 48 3 18 382 176 206 5
6 Fri October 13 boxscore T 1-3-1 @ Boston Patriots 31 31 25 540 448 92 2 20 383 254 129 2
6 Sun October 22 boxscore W 2-3-1 Dallas Texans 38 7 23 475 315 160 13 296 170 126 2
8 Sun October 29 boxscore W 3-3-1 @ Buffalo Bills 28 16 17 510 464 46 4 22 351 252 99 4
9 Sun November 5 boxscore W 4-3-1 @ Denver Broncos 55 14 24 582 348 234 2 19 204 130 74 6
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 5-3-1 Boston Patriots 27 15 19 346 177 169 2 16 252 208 44 3
10 Sun November 19 boxscore W 6-3-1 New York Titans 49 13 24 555 407 148 1 25 347 240 107 4
11 Sun November 26 boxscore W 7-3-1 Denver Broncos 45 14 21 311 251 60 6 11 159 115 44 8
12 Sun December 3 boxscore W 8-3-1 San Diego Chargers 33 13 22 473 351 122 3 14 306 271 35 4
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 9-3-1 @ New York Titans 48 21 26 573 307 266 1 17 304 152 152 3
14 Sun December 17 boxscore W 10-3-1 @ Oakland Raiders 47 16 25 522 350 172 2 19 256 151 105 1
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 24 boxscore W 11-3-1 @ San Diego Chargers 10 3 18 256 160 96 7 15 256 177 79 6