1990 Houston Oilers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
9-7-0 0-1 6448 4964 1484 38 389 4984 3222 1762 33 303
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The Houston Oilers' thirty-first season was in 1990, playing their home games at Reliant Astrodome. During the offseason they hired Jack Pardee to lead the team. Pardee brought six years of experience as a head coach. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Cincinnati Bengals 41-14. At the end of the season, Warren Moon was awarded with the AP Offensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Atlanta Falcons 27-47
Week 2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 9-20
Week 3 Indianapolis Colts 24-10
Week 4 @ San Diego Chargers 17-7
Week 5 San Francisco 49ers 21-24
Week 6 Cincinnati Bengals 48-17
Week 7 New Orleans Saints 23-10
Week 8 New York Jets 12-17
Week 9 @ Los Angeles Rams 13-17
Week 11 @ Cleveland Browns 35-23
Week 12 Buffalo Bills 27-24
Week 13 @ Seattle Seahawks 10-13
Week 14 Cleveland Browns 58-14
Week 15 @ Kansas City Chiefs 27-10
Week 16 @ Cincinnati Bengals 20-40
Week 17 Pittsburgh Steelers 34-14


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Cincinnati Bengals 14-41

1990 Houston Oilers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jack Pardee Offensive Coordinator: Kevin Gilbride Defensive Coordinator: Jim Eddy Wide Receivers Coach: Chris Palmer Offensive Line Coach: Bob Young Running Backs Coach: Frank Novak Defensive Line Coach: Jim Stanley Linebackers Coach: Richard Smith Defensive Backs Coach: Pat Thomas Defensive Quality Control Coach: Gregg Williams Special Teams Coach: Richard Smith Strength and Conditioning Coach: Steve Watterson General Manager: Mike Holovak Assistant General Manager: Floyd Reese College Scout: Frank Bush