1961 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
12-2-0 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. They finished the year 12-2-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Houston Oilers 10-3.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Dallas Texans 26-10
Week 2 Oakland Raiders 44-0
Week 3 Houston Oilers 34-24
Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 19-11
Week 5 @ Boston Patriots 38-27
Week 6 @ New York Titans 25-10
Week 7 @ Oakland Raiders 41-10
Week 8 Denver Broncos 37-0
Week 9 New York Titans 48-13
Week 10 @ Denver Broncos 19-16
Week 11 Dallas Texans 24-14
Week 13 @ Houston Oilers 13-33
Week 14 Buffalo Bills 28-10
Week 15 Boston Patriots 0-41

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Championship Houston Oilers 3-10

Coaches

Head Coach: Sid Gillman Defensive Backs Coach: Jack Faulkner