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1961 Houston Oilers

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Record: 10-3-1, Finished 1st in AFL East Division
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1961 AFL Champions

Scored 513 points (36.6/g), 1st of 8 in the AFL.
 Allowed 242 points (17.3/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 271 points (19.4/g), 1st.
 Expected W-L: 12.0-2.0.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +9 (0.6/g), 3rd.

Simple Rating System: Total 16.9, Offense: 11.4, Defense: 5.5, SoS: -2.4, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Lou Rymkus(1-3-1) and Wally Lemm(9-0-0)

Team Executives


 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: Ellington Air Force Base (Webster, Texas)

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