1971 Houston Oilers Schedule & Results

1971 Houston Oilers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/19 1234FINAL
Houston (0-1) 00000
Cleveland (1-0) 7107731
Pass
L. Dickey (HOU), 20-8-144, 3 INT, 0 TD
B. Nelsen (CLE), 31-17-254, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Campbell (HOU), 11-22
L. Kelly (CLE), 17-60, 2 TD
Rec
K. Burrough (HOU), 4-82
F. Hooker (CLE), 5-69
Sun 9/26 1234FINAL
Kansas City (1-1) 1030720
Houston (0-2) 073616
Pass
L. Dawson (KC), 24-14-207, 0 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 21-10-156, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. McVea (KC), 15-45, 1 TD
J. Dawkins (HOU), 13-16
Rec
O. Taylor (KC), 6-97
J. Dawkins (HOU), 4-20
Sun 10/3 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-1-1) 700613
Houston (0-2-1) 3001013
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 20-8-112, 2 INT, 1 TD
C. Johnson (HOU), 5-3-85, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Baker (NO), 10-76
J. Dawkins (HOU), 7-52
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 3-89, 1 TD
J. Dawkins (HOU), 2-16
Sun 10/10 1234FINAL
Houston (0-3-1) 0103013
Washington (4-0) 6100622
Pass
C. Johnson (HOU), 34-16-160, 2 INT, 1 TD
B. Kilmer (WAS), 21-10-136, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. Sledge (HOU), 9-31
C. Harraway (WAS), 19-65
Rec
W. Frazier (HOU), 4-36
C. Taylor (WAS), 4-59
Sun 10/17 1234FINAL
Detroit (4-1) 01431431
Houston (0-4-1) 07007
Pass
G. Landry (DET), 16-9-197, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 40-15-209, 4 INT, 1 TD
Rush
S. Owens (DET), 22-93, 2 TD
L. Sledge (HOU), 13-36
Rec
A. Taylor (DET), 4-122, 1 TD
J. Beirne (HOU), 4-47
Sun 10/24 1234FINAL
Houston (0-5-1) 736016
Pittsburgh (3-3) 3331423
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 34-17-191, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 32-21-279, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Dawkins (HOU), 16-49, 2 TD
J. Fuqua (PIT), 16-113, 1 TD
Rec
C. Joiner (HOU), 5-74
R. Shanklin (PIT), 6-84
Sun 10/31 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-6) 03036
Houston (1-5-1) 037010
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 13-4-11, 1 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 15-6-86, 4 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Johnson (CIN), 7-32
R. Holmes (HOU), 15-45
Rec
J. Phillips (CIN), 2--4
C. Joiner (HOU), 3-42
Sun 11/7 1234FINAL
Houston (1-6-1) 067720
New England (3-5) 7701428
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 36-18-260, 3 INT, 1 TD
J. Plunkett (NE), 30-14-157, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Holmes (HOU), 12-29
J. Nance (NE), 15-39, 1 TD
Rec
J. Beirne (HOU), 6-97
R. Vataha (NE), 7-77
Sun 11/14 1234FINAL
Houston (1-7-1) 0002121
Oakland (6-1-2) 21173041
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 21-8-90, 1 INT, 2 TD
D. Lamonica (OAK), 12-7-167, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Campbell (HOU), 4-26
D. Highsmith (OAK), 13-52
Rec
J. Beirne (HOU), 3-56, 1 TD
D. Buie (OAK), 2-88, 2 TD
Sun 11/21 1234FINAL
Houston (1-8-1) 033713
Cincinnati (3-7) 1477028
Pass
C. Johnson (HOU), 10-6-144, 0 INT, 1 TD
V. Carter (CIN), 15-12-143, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Holmes (HOU), 9-28
F. Willis (CIN), 26-87, 2 TD
Rec
A. Reed (HOU), 5-91
C. Myers (CIN), 5-54
Sun 11/28 1234FINAL
Cleveland (6-5) 310141037
Houston (1-9-1) 0170724
Pass
B. Nelsen (CLE), 22-11-162, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 8-4-90, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. Kelly (CLE), 23-107, 1 TD
R. Holmes (HOU), 9-23
Rec
D. Jones (CLE), 4-66
K. Burrough (HOU), 3-15
Sun 12/5 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (5-7) 03003
Houston (2-9-1) 1660729
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 31-14-111, 3 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 22-12-126, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Bankston (PIT), 6-36
W. Campbell (HOU), 14-46, 1 TD
Rec
J. Fuqua (PIT), 5-39
R. Holmes (HOU), 5-63
Sun 12/12 1234FINAL
Houston (3-9-1) 337720
Buffalo (1-12) 0001414
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 33-17-211, 0 INT, 0 TD
D. Shaw (BUF), 29-20-233, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Walsh (HOU), 11-56
W. Patrick (BUF), 7-32
Rec
W. Campbell (HOU), 6-45
M. Briscoe (BUF), 4-38
Sun 12/19 1234FINAL
San Diego (6-8) 0237333
Houston (4-9-1) 07281449
Pass
J. Hadl (SD), 29-12-147, 3 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 22-14-212, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Queen (SD), 13-53, 2 TD
R. Holmes (HOU), 16-92, 2 TD
Rec
J. LeVias (SD), 5-68
K. Burrough (HOU), 4-122, 1 TD

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