1981 Houston Oilers season
Head Coach Ed Biles
Home Field Astrodome
Results
Record 7–9
Place 3rd AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1980 1982

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School
1

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 6, 1981 at Los Angeles Rams W 27–20
63,198
2 September 13, 1981 at Cleveland Browns W 9–3
79,483
3 September 20, 1981 Miami Dolphins L 16–10
47,379
4 September 27, 1981 at New York Jets L 33–17
50,309
5 October 4, 1981 Cincinnati Bengals W 17–10
44,350
6 October 11, 1981 Seattle Seahawks W 35–17
42,671
7 October 18, 1981 at New England Patriots L 38–10
60,474
8 October 26, 1981 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 26–13
52,732
9 November 1, 1981 at Cincinnati Bengals L 34–21
54,736
10 November 8, 1981 Oakland Raiders W 17–16
45,519
11 November 15, 1981 at Kansas City Chiefs L 23–10
73,984
12 November 22, 1981 New Orleans Saints L 27–24
49,581
13 November 29, 1981 Atlanta Falcons L 31–27
40,201
14 December 3, 1981 Cleveland Browns W 17–13
44,502
15 December 13, 1981 at San Francisco 49ers L 28–6
55,707
16 December 20, 1981 Pittsburgh Steelers W 21–20
41,056

Standings[edit | edit source]

AFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Cincinnati Bengals 12 4 0 .750 421 304
Pittsburgh Steelers 8 8 0 .500 356 297
Houston Oilers 7 9 0 .438 281 355
Cleveland Browns 5 11 0 .313 276 375

Roster[edit | edit source]

Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs CB

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Postseason[edit | edit source]

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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