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1979 Houston Oilers

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Record: 11-5-0, Finished 2nd in AFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 362 points (22.6/g), 8th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 331 points (20.7/g), 16th.
 Differential of 31 points (1.9/g), 10th.
 Expected W-L: 8.8-7.2.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 8-7-1

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +18 (1.1/g), 2nd.

Simple Rating System: Total 4.4, Offense: 2.9, Defense: 1.4, SoS: 2.4, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bum Phillips(11-5-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Ed Biles
 Other Notable Asst.: Wade Phillips (Defensive Line)

Team Executives


 Defensive Alignment: 3-4

Training Camp: Angelo State (San Angelo, Texas)

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