2004 San Diego Chargers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
12-4-0 0-1 5950 3665 2285 19 352 5756 4323 1433 33 340
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The San Diego Chargers' forty-fifth season was in 2004, and it was the third season Marty Schottenheimer served as the head coach of the team. The Chargers played their home games at Qualcomm Stadium. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC West, but they lost their first playoff game to the New York Jets 20-17. At the end of the season Marty Schottenheimer earned Coach of the Year and Drew Brees earned Comeback Player of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Houston Texans 27-20
Week 2 New York Jets 28-34
Week 3 @ Denver Broncos 13-23
Week 4 Tennessee Titans 38-17
Week 5 Jacksonville Jaguars 34-21
Week 6 @ Atlanta Falcons 20-21
Week 7 @ Carolina Panthers 17-6
Week 8 Oakland Raiders 42-14
Week 9 New Orleans Saints 43-17
Week 11 @ Oakland Raiders 23-17
Week 12 @ Kansas City Chiefs 34-31
Week 13 Denver Broncos 20-17
Week 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-24
Week 15 @ Cleveland Browns 21-0
Week 16 @ Indianapolis Colts 31-34
Week 17 Kansas City Chiefs 24-17


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round New York Jets 17-20

2004 San Diego Chargers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Marty Schottenheimer Assistant Head Coach: Tim Brewster Offensive Coordinator: Cam Cameron Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips Quarterbacks Coach: Brian Schottenheimer Wide Receivers Coach: James Lofton Offensive Line Coach: Hudson Houck Running Backs Coach: Clarence Shelmon Tight Ends Coach: Tim Brewster Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Pete Carmichael Jr. Defensive Line Coach: Wayne Nunnely Linebackers Coach: Greg Manusky Secondary Coach: Brian Stewart Assistant Secondary Coach: Albert Lewis Defensive Quality Control Coach: John Pagano Special Teams Coach: Steve Crosby Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dave Redding Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Matt Schiotz General Manager: A.J. Smith Director of College Scouting: Jimmy Raye III College Scout: Mike Biehl Coaching Administrator: John Wuehrmann Strength and Conditioning Intern: Ivan Lewis