| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|12-2-0 ||0-1 ||4569 ||3024 ||1545 ||48 ||223 ||3976 ||2523 ||1453 ||73 ||242 |
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The San Diego Chargers' second season was in 1961, and it was the second season Sid Gillman served as the head coach of the team. The Chargers played their home games at Balboa Stadium. They finished the year 12-2-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Houston Oilers 10-3.
1961 San Diego Chargers Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Sid Gillman Wide Receivers Coach: Al Davis Offensive Line Coach: Joe Madro Defensive Backs Coach: Jack Faulkner