1989 Houston Oilers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Jerry Glanville (9-7)
Location: Houston, Texas
1989 Houston Oilers Roster
1989 Houston Oilers Results

The Houston Oilers of the National Football League ended the 1989 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Houston chalked up 365 points, while the shaky defensive squad allowed 412. Warren Moon triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,631 yards. Drew Hill hauled in 66 passes for 938 yards, while Ernest Givins provided receiving help, too.

Alonzo Highsmith ran for a team-leading 531 yards for the Oilers, while Allen Pinkett also contributed to the rushing attack.

Steve Brown picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition. Ray Childress sacked quarterbacks 8.5 times.

Jerry Glanville coached the team. The 1989 Houston Oilers lost in the Wild Card.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Warren Moon46428060.336317.8235.0143.0553526788.9
Cody Carlson311548.41555.000.013.22322049.8
Tony Zendejas100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals49629559.537867.6234.6163.255 37287


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alonzo Highsmith1285314.125 4
Allen Pinkett944494.860 1
Lorenzo White1043493.433 5
Mike Rozier883013.417 2
Warren Moon702683.819 4
Greg Montgomery3175.711 0
Tracy Johnson4164.00
Curtis Duncan100.00
Cody Carlson3-3-1.00
Totals49519283.960 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Drew Hill6693814.250 8
Ernest Givins5579414.448 3
Haywood Jeffires4761913.245 2
Curtis Duncan4361314.355 5
Allen Pinkett312397.723 1
Alonzo Highsmith1820111.232 2
Leonard Harris1320215.536 2
Lorenzo White6376.211 0
Chris Verhulst44812.021 0
Kenny Jackson4317.818 0
Mike Rozier4287.00
Bob Mrosko3289.314 0
Tracy Johnson188.00
Totals295378612.855 23


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Tony Zendejas4040100.0372567.6115


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Greg Montgomery56242243.263

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kenny Johnson191226.419 0
Totals191226.419 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kenny Johnson2137217.739 0
Leonard Harris1433123.663 0
Lorenzo White1730317.829 0
Tracy Johnson1322417.227 0
Bob Mrosko34615.319 0
David Williams284.00
Eric Fairs111.00
Robert Lyles100.00
Glenn Montgomery100.00
Chris Verhulst100.00
Totals74128517.463 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Brown55410.841 0
Robert Lyles46616.548 0
Bubba McDowell46516.221 0
Cris Dishman4317.831 0
Tracey Eaton33311.020 0
Richard Johnson100.00
Totals2124911.948 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
Tony Zendejas25400115
Drew Hill800048
Alonzo Highsmith4200036
Curtis Duncan0500030
Lorenzo White50000030
Warren Moon400024
Ernest Givins300018
Haywood Jeffires200012
Mike Rozier2000012
Leonard Harris2000012
Allen Pinkett1100012
Cris Dishman010006
Eugene Seale10006
Bubba McDowell000012


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