1973 Houston Oilers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 1-13
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Bill Peterson (0-5)
Coach: Sid Gillman (1-8)
Location: Houston, Texas
1973 Houston Oilers Roster
1973 Houston Oilers Results

The Houston Oilers of the National Football League ended the 1973 season with a record of 1 wins and 13 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.

The Oilers stumbled, scoring only 199 points, and the leaky defense conceded 447, most in the league. Dan Pastorini passed for 1,482 yards. Fred Willis hauled in 57 passes, while Billy Parks added 581 receiving yards, while Ken Burrough contributed to the receiving game, too.

Fred Willis ran for a team-leading 579 yards for Houston.

Guy Roberts and Jeff Severson each seized 4 opponent throws.

Bill Peterson and Sid Gillman coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dan Pastorini29015453.114825.151.7175.9503031349.0
Lynn Dickey1207159.28887.465.0108.3661313864.2
Fred Willis100.
Totals41122554.723705.8112.7276.666 43451


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Fred Willis1715793.425 4
Bob Gresham1044003.852 2
Paul Robinson341514.422 2
Dan Pastorini311023.317 0
George Amundson15563.710 0
Bill Thomas10393.917 0
Ken Burrough5387.634 1
Mack Alston11313.013 0
Lynn Dickey691.50
Lewis Jolley760.90
Eddie Hinton1-2-2.0-2 0
Al Johnson1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals38613883.652 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Fred Willis573716.550 1
Billy Parks4358113.566 1
Ken Burrough4357713.449 2
Bob Gresham282448.762 1
Mack Alston1919510.339 4
Eddie Hinton1320215.534 1
George Amundson7608.618 0
Paul Robinson7466.619 0
Lewis Jolley35618.748 0
Dave Parks33110.312 1
Bill Thomas144.00
Clifton McNeil133.00
Totals225237010.566 11


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Skip Butler2121100.0241562.566
Lynn Dickey11100.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Skip Butler36134437.355
Dan Pastorini27108740.359
Dave Green2286839.561

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jeff Severson161267.974 0
Alvin Haymond141017.244 0
Totals302277.674 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Gresham2772326.8103 1
Alvin Haymond2870325.147 0
Eddie Hinton814117.630 0
Larry Eaglin37625.339 0
Joe Blahak24120.523 0
Lewis Jolley24120.521 0
Mike Fanucci34013.314 0
Jeff Severson11717.017 0
Floyd Rice2178.50
Totals76179923.7103 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Guy Roberts45513.827 0
Jeff Severson4246.019 0
Willie Alexander331.00
Joe Blahak212060.087 0
John Charles27437.039 0
Gregg Bingham22211.018 0
Totals1729817.587 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Skip Butler1521066
Fred Willis4100030
Mack Alston0400024
Bob Gresham21100024
Ken Burrough1200018
Paul Robinson2000012
Larry Eaglin010006
Floyd Rice010006
Dave Parks10006
Eddie Hinton0100006
Billy Parks10006
Lynn Dickey00101