1972 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
1-13-0 0-0 3191 1673 1518 33 183 4734 2143 2591 24 263
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The Houston Oilers' thirteenth season was in 1972, playing their home games at Reliant Astrodome. During the offseason they hired Bill Peterson to lead the team. Peterson had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1972 season. They finished the season 1-13-0, 1-6-0 at home and 0-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Denver Broncos 17-30
Week 2 @ Miami Dolphins 13-34
Week 3 New York Jets 26-20
Week 4 Oakland Raiders 0-34
Week 5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7-24
Week 6 Cleveland Browns 17-23
Week 7 @ Cincinnati Bengals 7-30
Week 8 @ Cleveland Browns 0-20
Week 9 Philadelphia Eagles 17-18
Week 10 Green Bay Packers 10-23
Week 11 @ San Diego Chargers 20-34
Week 12 @ Atlanta Falcons 10-20
Week 13 Pittsburgh Steelers 3-9
Week 14 Cincinnati Bengals 17-61

Coaches

Head Coach: Bill Peterson Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Henning Wide Receivers Coach: Dan Henning Offensive Line Coach: Joe Madro Offensive Backs Coach: Don Breaux Defensive Line Coach: Jerry Smith Linebackers Coach: Larry Peccatiello Defensive Backs Coach: Jackie Simpson Special Assignments: King Hill