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Houston Oilers

1961 Houston Oilers Roster

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 10-3
Finished 1st in the AFL's East Division

Postseason: 1-0

Won Championship

Coach: Wally Lemm (9-0)

Coach: Lou Rymkus (1-3-1)

1961 Houston Oilers Statistics
1961 Houston Oilers Roster

The Houston Oilers of the American Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 10 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the AFL's East Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-0. Wally Lemm and Lou Rymkus coached the team.

Regular Season Points For: 513
Regular Season Points Against: 242

September 9, 1961Oakland Raiders 0 at Houston Oilers 55W1-0-00-0-01-0-0
September 24, 1961Houston Oilers 24 at San Diego Chargers 34L1-0-00-1-01-1-0
October 1, 1961Houston Oilers 21 at Dallas Texans 26L1-0-00-2-01-2-0
October 8, 1961Buffalo Bills 22 at Houston Oilers 12L1-1-00-2-01-3-0
October 13, 1961Houston Oilers 31 at Boston Patriots 31T1-1-00-2-11-3-1
October 22, 1961Dallas Texans 7 at Houston Oilers 38W2-1-00-2-12-3-1
October 29, 1961Houston Oilers 28 at Buffalo Bills 16W2-1-01-2-13-3-1
November 5, 1961Houston Oilers 55 at Denver Broncos 14W2-1-02-2-14-3-1
November 12, 1961Boston Patriots 15 at Houston Oilers 27W3-1-02-2-15-3-1
November 19, 1961New York Titans 13 at Houston Oilers 49W4-1-02-2-16-3-1
November 26, 1961Denver Broncos 14 at Houston Oilers 45W5-1-02-2-17-3-1
December 3, 1961San Diego Chargers 13 at Houston Oilers 33W6-1-02-2-18-3-1
December 10, 1961Houston Oilers 48 at New York Titans 21W6-1-03-2-19-3-1
December 17, 1961Houston Oilers 47 at Oakland Raiders 16W6-1-04-2-110-3-1
December 24, 1961Houston Oilers 10 at San Diego Chargers 3W0-0-01-0-01-0-0 AFL Championship