The Houston Oilers were easily defeated by the Detroit Lions, 31 to 7, on October 17, 1971.

Final

DET

Lions

4-1-0

31

HOU

Oilers

0-4-1

7

Team

DET

HOU

1

0

0

2

14

7

3

3

0

4

14

0

Total

31

7

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

2nd quarter

DET

HOU

Lions

Lem Barney 28-yard interception return (Errol Mann kick)

7

0

Lions

Steve Owens 10-yard run (Errol Mann kick)

14

0

Oilers

Charlie Joiner 58-yard pass from Dan Pastorini (Mark Moseley kick)

14

7

3rd quarter

DET

HOU

Lions

Errol Mann 13-yard field goal

17

7

4th quarter

DET

HOU

Lions

Altie Taylor 35-yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)

24

7

Lions

Steve Owens 1-yard run (Errol Mann kick)

31

7