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Houston Oilers

1978 Houston Oilers Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finished 2nd in the NFL's American Football Conference Central Division

Postseason: 2-1

Lost Conference Championship

Coach: Bum Phillips (10-6)

1978 Houston Oilers Statistics
1978 Houston Oilers Roster

The Houston Oilers of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's American Football Conference Central Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-1. Bum Phillips coached the team.

Regular Season Points For: 283
Regular Season Points Against: 298

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
September 3, 1978Houston Oilers 14 at Atlanta Falcons 20L0-0-00-1-00-1-0
September 10, 1978Houston Oilers 20 at Kansas City Chiefs 17W0-0-01-1-01-1-0
September 17, 1978San Francisco 49ers 19 at Houston Oilers 20W1-0-01-1-02-1-0
September 24, 1978St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Houston Oilers 6L1-1-01-1-02-2-0
October 1, 1978Houston Oilers 16 at Cleveland Browns 13W1-1-02-1-03-2-0
October 8, 1978Houston Oilers 17 at Oakland Raiders 21L1-1-02-2-03-3-0
October 15, 1978Buffalo Bills 10 at Houston Oilers 17W2-1-02-2-04-3-0
October 23, 1978Houston Oilers 24 at Pittsburgh Steelers 17W2-1-03-2-05-3-0
October 29, 1978Houston Oilers 13 at Cincinnati Bengals 28L2-1-03-3-05-4-0
November 5, 1978Cleveland Browns 10 at Houston Oilers 14W3-1-03-3-06-4-0
November 12, 1978Houston Oilers 26 at New England Patriots 23W3-1-04-3-07-4-0
November 20, 1978Miami Dolphins 30 at Houston Oilers 35W4-1-04-3-08-4-0
November 26, 1978Cincinnati Bengals 10 at Houston Oilers 17W5-1-04-3-09-4-0
December 3, 1978Pittsburgh Steelers 13 at Houston Oilers 3L5-2-04-3-09-5-0
December 10, 1978Houston Oilers 17 at New Orleans Saints 12W5-2-05-3-010-5-0
December 17, 1978San Diego Chargers 45 at Houston Oilers 24L5-3-05-3-010-6-0
December 24, 1978Houston Oilers 17 at Miami Dolphins 9W0-0-01-0-01-0-0 AFC Wild Card Playoff
December 31, 1978Houston Oilers 31 at New England Patriots 14W0-0-02-0-02-0-0 AFC Divisional Playoff
January 7, 1979Houston Oilers 5 at Pittsburgh Steelers 34L0-0-02-1-02-1-0 AFC Championship