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HOUSTON OILERS ERA
OILERS PLAY INCONSISTENT FOOTBALL ALL YEAR LONG & GET IN THE PLAYOFFS WITH A 9-7 RECORD:
After playing inconsistent football through the first eight games while compiling an 8-8 record, the Oilers win five out of six games to earn a spot in the playoffs. However, losses in their final two games would cost them the AFC Central Division Title, as the settled for the Wild Card with a 9-7 record. In the Wild Card Game at the Astrodome, the Oilers would play sloppy football all afternoon losing in overtime to the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-23. Following the season Coach Jerry Glanville would be let go and replaced by Jack Pardee.