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1996 Houston Oilers season
Head Coach Jeff Fisher
Home Field Astrodome
Results
Record 8–8
Place 4th AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1995 1997

The 1996 Houston Oilers season was the 37th season the team was with the league and their final season in Houston. The team bested their previous season's output of 7–9,[1] but failed to qualify for the playoffs for the third consecutive season.

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1996 Houston Oilers staff
Front Office
  • Owner/Chairman of the Board/President – Bud Adams
  • Executive Vice President/General Manager – Floyd Reese

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Steve Watterson

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 1, 1996 Kansas City Chiefs L 20–19
27,725
2 September 8, 1996 at Jacksonville Jaguars W 34–27
66,468
3 September 15, 1996 Baltimore Ravens W 29–13
20,082
4 Bye
5 September 29, 1996 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 30–16
58,608
6 October 6, 1996 at Cincinnati Bengals W 30–27
44,680
7 October 13, 1996 at Atlanta Falcons W 23–13
35,401
8 October 20, 1996 Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–13
50,337
9 October 27, 1996 San Francisco 49ers L 10–9
53,664
10 November 3, 1996 at Seattle Seahawks L 23–16
36,320
11 November 10, 1996 at New Orleans Saints W 31–14
34,121
12 November 17, 1996 Miami Dolphins L 23–20
47,358
13 November 24, 1996 Carolina Panthers L 31–6
20,107
14 December 1, 1996 at New York Jets W 35–10
21,731
15 December 8, 1996 Jacksonville Jaguars L 23–17
20,196
16 December 15, 1996 Cincinnati Bengals L 21–13
15,131
17 December 22, 1996 at Baltimore Ravens W 24–21
52,704

StandingsEdit

AFC Central
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
Pittsburgh Steelers 10 6 0 .625 344 257
Jacksonville Jaguars 9 7 0 .563 325 335
Cincinnati Bengals 8 8 0 .500 372 369
Houston Oilers 8 8 0 .500 345 319
Baltimore Ravens 4 12 0 .250 371 441

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Baltimore Denver Arizona Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cincinnati Kansas City Dallas Detroit Carolina
Miami Houston Oakland NY Giants Green Bay New Orleans
New England Jacksonville San Diego Philadelphia Minnesota St. Louis
NY Jets Pittsburgh Seattle Washington Tampa Bay San Francisco
1996 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXXI

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