San Diego Chargers at Houston Oilers 14 to 21

Sunday, September 15, 1974, Week 1

The San Diego Chargers played the Houston Oilers in Houston on Sunday, September 15, 1974, Week 1 of the 1974 season. The Oilers won by a score of 21-14.


San Diego Chargers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
411 195 216 5 23

Coaches

Head Coach: Tommy Prothro Defensive Coordinator: Jackie Simpson Offensive Line Coach: Howard Mudd Offensive Backfield Coach: Earnel Durden Conditioning Coach: Clyde Evans


Houston Oilers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
349 193 156 1 19

Coaches

Head Coach: Sid Gillman Defensive Coordinator: Bum Phillips Quarterbacks Coach: King Hill Wide Receivers Coach: Lew Carpenter Offensive Line Coach: Sam Boghosian, Joe Madro Offensive Assistant Coach: Joe Wooley Offensive Backs Coach: Andy Bourgeois Defensive Line Coach: Bum Phillips Linebackers Coach: Larry Peccatiello Defensive Backs Coach: Richie Petitbon Defensive Assistant Coach: Ed Biles Strength Coach: Jerry Meins