Houston Oilers at San Diego Chargers 10 to 3

Sunday, December 24, 1961, Championship

The Chargers played the Oilers for the championship on Sunday, December 24, 1961. The Oilers entered the game looking to defend their previous year's championship against the Chargers. The Chargers entered the game with a record of 12-2-0, while the Oilers entered the game with a record of 10-3-1. The Oilers won 10-3 to win the 1961 championship, finishing their championship season with a record of 10-3-1 in the regular season, 1-0 in the playoffs. The Chargers finished their season 12-2-0 in the regular season, 0-1 in the playoffs.


Houston Oilers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
256 160 96 7 18

Coaches

Head Coach: Lou Rymkus Offensive Line Coach: Joe Spencer Offensive Backs Coach: Walt Schlinkman Defensive Coach: Fred Wallner Line Coach: Joe Spencer Ends Coach: Mac Speedie


San Diego Chargers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
256 177 79 6 15

Coaches

Head Coach: Sid Gillman Wide Receivers Coach: Al Davis Defensive Backs Coach: Jack Faulkner