7 Facts About Houston Oilers

1. The Houston Oilers would never make the playoffs again in Texas.

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2. In 1991, the Houston Oilers won their first division title in 25 years, and their first as an NFL team.

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3. In spite of the lopsided defeat, the Houston Oilers returned home to a packed Astrodome for a pep-rally uncommon in professional sports.

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4. In 1962, the Houston Oilers were the first AFL team to sign an active NFL player away from the other league, when wide receiver Willard Dewveall left the Bears to join the champion Oilers.

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5. The Houston Oilers played the 1997 season in Memphis before moving to Nashville in 1998.

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6. The Houston Oilers were a consistent playoff team from 1987 to 1993, an era that included both of the Oilers' only division titles, as well as the dubious distinction of being on the losing end of the largest comeback in NFL history.

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7. The Houston Oilers began play in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League.

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