Houston Oilers

11-5-0 2nd in AFC Central
Logo for the 1979 Houston Oilers

PPG

22.6

8th

OPP PPG

20.7

16th

RUSH YDS/G

160.7

4th

PASS YDS/G

155.9

25th

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The Houston Oilers were 11-5 in 1979. They finished 2nd in the AFC Central and 3rd in the AFC. They fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 27 to 13, in the 1979 AFC Championship game.

1979 Stats

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GP PTS YDS PLY AVG RUSH YDS RUSH ATT RUSH AVG PASS YDS PASS ATT PASS AVG SCK SCKY 1DWN RUSH 1DWN PASS 1DWN PEN 1DWN PEN PEN YDS
Team 16 362 4,827 1,034 4.7 2,571 616 4.2 2,494 386 6.5 32 238 268 149 100 19 109 942
Team Rank 8th 22nd 18th 20th 4th 3rd 7th 25th 25th 21st 9th 22nd 22nd 3rd 26th 25th 21st 21st
Opponent 16 331 4,990 1,038 4.8 2,225 522 4.3 3,186 465 6.9 51 421 304 125 158 21 103 920
Opponent Rank 16th 13th 14th 14th 17th 11th 21st 17th 14th 13th 3rd 26th 16th 14th 18th 11th 14th 9th
Net +31 -163 -4 -0.1 +346 +94 -0.1 -692 -79 -0.4 -19 -183 -36 +24 -58 -2 +6 +22
Net Rank 10th 15th 17th 16th 10th 4th 15th 24th 25th 19th 4th 26th 23rd 6th 26th 19th 18th 18th

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AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529