List of American Football League seasons

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The following is a list of American Football League (AFL) seasons since the inception of the league in 1960 to 1969, the year before it merged with the National Football League (NFL).

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Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PCT= Winning Percentage, PF= Points For, PA = Points Against

1960

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Houston Oilers 1040.714379285
New York Titans 770.500382399
Buffalo Bills 581.385296303
Boston Patriots 590.375286349
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Los Angeles Chargers 1040.714373336
Dallas Texans 860.571362253
Oakland Raiders 680.429319388
Denver Broncos 491.308309393

1961

The Chargers relocated from Los Angeles to San Diego prior to the season.

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Houston Oilers 1031.769513242
Boston Patriots 941.692413313
New York Titans 770.500301390
Buffalo Bills 680.429294342
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
San Diego Chargers 1220.857396219
Dallas Texans 680.429334343
Denver Broncos 3110.214251432
Oakland Raiders 2120.143237458

1962

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Houston Oilers 1130.786387270
Boston Patriots 941.692346295
Buffalo Bills 761.538309272
New York Titans 590.357278423
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Dallas Texans 1130.786389233
Denver Broncos 770.500353334
San Diego Chargers 4100.286314392
Oakland Raiders 1130.071213370

1963

The Dallas Texans relocated to Kansas City, Missouri and changed the team's name to the Kansas City Chiefs. Meanwhile, the New York Titans became the New York Jets. The AFL decided to postpone their games on November 24, due to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy two days earlier.

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Boston Patriots 761.538327257
Buffalo Bills 761.538304291
Houston Oilers 680.429302372
New York Jets 581.385249399
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
San Diego Chargers 1130.786399255
Oakland Raiders 1040.714363282
Kansas City Chiefs 572.417347263
Denver Broncos 2111.154301473

1964

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Buffalo Bills 1220.857400242
Boston Patriots 1031.769365297
New York Jets 581.385278315
Houston Oilers 4100.286310355
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
San Diego Chargers 851.615341300
Kansas City Chiefs 770.500366306
Oakland Raiders 572.417303350
Denver Broncos 2111.154240438

1965

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Buffalo Bills 1031.769313226
New York Jets 581.385285303
Boston Patriots 482.333244302
Houston Oilers 4100.286298429
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
San Diego Chargers 923.818340227
Oakland Raiders 851.615298239
Kansas City Chiefs 752.583322285
Denver Broncos 4100.286303392

1966

Prior to the season, the AFL-NFL Merger was announced, including both leagues agreeing to play an annual AFL-NFL World Championship Game (later known as the Super Bowl) beginning in January, 1967.

Also, the Miami Dolphins joined the AFL as an expansion team.

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Buffalo Bills 941.692358255
Boston Patriots 842.677315283
New York Jets 662.500322312
Houston Oilers 3110.214335396
Miami Dolphins 3110.214213362
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Kansas City Chiefs 1121.846448276
Oakland Raiders 851.615315288
San Diego Chargers 761.538335284
Denver Broncos 4100.286196381

1967

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Houston Oilers 941.692258199
New York Jets 851.615371329
Buffalo Bills 4100.286237285
Miami Dolphins 4100.286219407
Boston Patriots 3101.231280389
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Oakland Raiders 1310.929468233
Kansas City Chiefs 950.643408254
San Diego Chargers 851.615360352
Denver Broncos 3110.214256409

1968

The Cincinnati Bengals joined the league as an expansion team.

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
New York Jets 1130.786419280
Houston Oilers 770.500303248
Miami Dolphins 581.385276355
Boston Patriots 4100.286229406
Buffalo Bills 1121.077199367
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Oakland Raiders 1220.857453233
Kansas City Chiefs 1220.857371170
San Diego Chargers 950.643382310
Denver Broncos 590.357255404
Cincinnati Bengals 3110.214215329

1969

For its tenth and final season before merging with the NFL, the AFL instituted a four team playoff tournament with the second place teams in each division also participating.

Eastern Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
New York Jets 1040.714353269
Houston Oilers 662.500278279
Boston Patriots 4100.286266316
Buffalo Bills 4100.286230359
Miami Dolphins 3101.231233332
Western Division
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Oakland Raiders 1211.923377242
Kansas City Chiefs 1130.786359177
San Diego Chargers 860.571288276
Denver Broncos 581.385297344
Cincinnati Bengals 491.308280367

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