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1976 Houston Oilers

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5-9-0, AFC Central Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.8, Offense: -2.7, Defense: 1.0, SoS: 1.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 222 points (15.9/g), 22nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 273 points (19.5/g), 17th.
 Differential of -51 points (-3.6/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 5.3-8.7.

Coach: Bum Phillips (5-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: King Hill
 Defensive Coordinator: Ed Biles
 Other Notable Asst.: Wade Phillips (Linebackers)

Stadium: Houston Astrodome
 Training Camp: Sam Houston State (Huntsville, Texas)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore W 1-0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 0 21 372 182 190 4 8 110 58 52 2
2 Sun September 19 boxscore W 2-0 @ Buffalo Bills 13 3 11 260 52 208 1 13 168 79 89 2
3 Sun September 26 boxscore L 2-1 Oakland Raiders 13 14 17 268 189 79 1 13 234 128 106 1
4 Sun October 3 boxscore W 3-1 @ New Orleans Saints 31 26 14 255 168 87 1 22 375 270 105 3
5 Sun October 10 boxscore W 4-1 Denver Broncos 17 3 18 312 217 95 8 154 67 87 1
6 Sun October 17 boxscore L 4-2 @ San Diego Chargers 27 30 16 380 329 51 1 24 468 245 223 2
7 Sun October 24 boxscore L 4-3 Cincinnati Bengals 7 27 12 176 148 28 4 18 328 166 162 1
8 Mon November 1 boxscore L 4-4 @ Baltimore Colts 14 38 12 190 107 83 3 25 458 190 268 1
9 Sun November 7 boxscore L 4-5 Cleveland Browns 7 21 11 188 63 125 3 13 262 62 200 1
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 4-6 @ Cincinnati Bengals 27 31 20 252 111 141 3 15 300 215 85 3
11 Sun November 21 boxscore L 4-7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 16 32 12 225 124 101 4 17 248 105 143 2
12 Sun November 28 boxscore W 5-7 Atlanta Falcons 20 14 17 359 200 159 2 15 283 165 118 3
13 Sun December 5 boxscore L 5-8 @ Cleveland Browns 10 13 9 175 117 58 4 15 265 89 176 5
14 Sat December 11 boxscore L 5-9 Pittsburgh Steelers 0 21 9 158 65 93 2 20 334 76 258 1