1996 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
8-8-0 0-0 5048 3098 1950 30 287 4610 3225 1385 26 271
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The Houston Oilers' thirty-seventh season was in 1996, and it was the third season Jeff Fisher served as the head coach of the team. The Oilers played their home games at Reliant Astrodome. They finished the season 8-8-0, 2-6-0 at home and 6-2-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Eddie George was awarded with the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Kansas City Chiefs 19-20
Week 2 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 34-27
Week 3 Baltimore Ravens 29-13
Week 5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 16-30
Week 6 @ Cincinnati Bengals 30-27
Week 7 @ Atlanta Falcons 23-13
Week 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 23-13
Week 9 San Francisco 49ers 9-10
Week 10 @ Seattle Seahawks 16-23
Week 11 @ New Orleans Saints 31-14
Week 12 Miami Dolphins 20-23
Week 13 Carolina Panthers 6-31
Week 14 @ New York Jets 35-10
Week 15 Jacksonville Jaguars 17-23
Week 16 Cincinnati Bengals 13-21
Week 17 @ Baltimore Ravens 24-21

1996 Houston Oilers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jeff Fisher Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Rhome Defensive Coordinator: Steve Sidwell Special Teams Coordinator: Russ Purnell Offensive Pass Game Coordinator: Dick Coury Wide Receivers Coach: Les Steckel Offensive Line Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Running Backs Coach: Sherman Smith Tight Ends Coach: Les Steckel Offensive Assistant Coach: Mike Munchak, Dick Coury Defensive Line Coach: Rex Norris Linebackers Coach: Gregg Williams Defensive Backs Coach: Rod Perry Defensive Assistant Coach: Alan Lowry Quality Control Coach: Mike Munchak, Alan Lowry Strength and Conditioning Coach: Steve Watterson General Manager: Floyd Reese Administrative Assistant: Ed Sidwell