Publish Date: 11/14/2021
Fact checked by: Mark Lewis
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Blanda was a durable player and helped the Oilers win back-to-back AFL Championships in 1960 and 1961. He had 82 career starts for the Oilers with a 44-38 record. He threw 165 touchdowns and as a placekicker, he had 48.1 percentage in field goal attempts and 98.4 percent of his point-after attempts.
George played eight NFL seasons in an Oilers/Titans uniform and was the 1996 Rookie of the year in Houston. George set a total of 28 franchise records including most career rushing yards (10,009).
One of the best safeties in NFL history and a great return man in his time with the Oilers. Houston would rank even higher if he wouldn’t have been traded to the Redskins. In his time with the Oilers, Houston set an NFL record in 1971 for five return touchdowns in a season.
He played in 9 Pro-Bowls and ended up on the 1980s All-Decade team of the NFL.
McNair was a fixture with the franchise for a decade and is the only quarterback in franchise history to led the team to the Super Bowl. McNair was named the NFL MVP in 2003 and is the best Quarterback the Titans have had since the move to Tennessee.
Bethea was a dominating defensive end with the Oilers and had 105 unofficial sacks and was a rock for his team not missing a game until his 10th year with the team.
Moon started out in the CFL, let’s face it because of the color of his skin. It wasn’t long before Moom turned the Oilers franchise into winners. During his time with the Oilers Moon went to six straight Pro-Bowls, he led the league in passing yards twice, Moon is the greatest Quarterback in franchise history and one of the best to ever lace them up at Quarterback in the history of the NFL.
Matthews played his whole career with the team, playing 296 games, and retired at the age of 40. He was considered a very versatile offensive lineman. He played in the following positions: Guard, Center, Right Tackle, Left Tackle, basically every offensive position. One of the best all-around offensive linemen to ever play the game.
Brazile was drafted in 1975 by the Oilers and became the main cog in the great Bum Phillips Oilers defenses of the 1970s. He was Lawrence Taylor before Lawrence Taylor was. The Oilers used Brazile in a way that had never been really done until he came along and the Giants would later copy that success when they drafted Taylor.
Campbell’s career was cut short because of the usage and way he ran the ball, but he dominated the NFL from 1978-1982. 5-Time Pro-Bowl, NFL MVP 1979, Bert Bell Award 1979, 3-Time NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1978-80), NFL 1970s All-Decade Team. Not bad for a career that was cut short. He led the Oilers to 3 straight playoff appearances from 1978-80.