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1961 San Diego Chargers season
Head Coach Sid Gillman
Home Field Balboa Stadium
Results
Record 12–2
Place 1st Western Division
Playoff Finish Lost AFL Championship (Houston Oilers) (10–3)
Timeline
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1960 1962

The 1961 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 10–4 record in 1960. It was their first season in San Diego where they have remained ever since. Like the previous season, it ended with a loss in the AFL Championship game.

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 10, 1961 at Dallas Texans W 26–10
24,500
2 September 17, 1961 Oakland Raiders W 44–0
20,216
3 September 24, 1961 Houston Oilers W 34–24
29,210
4 September 30, 1961 at Buffalo Bills W 19–11
20,742
5 October 7, 1961 at Boston Patriots W 38–27
17,748
6 October 15, 1961 at New York Titans W 25–10
12,014
7 October 22, 1961 at Oakland Raiders W 41–10
12,014
8 October 29, 1961 Denver Broncos W 37–0
32,584
9 November 5, 1961 New York Titans W 48–13
33,391
10 November 12, 1961 at Denver Broncos W 19–16
7,859
11 November 19, 1961 Dallas Texans W 24–14
33,788
12 December 3, 1961 at Houston Oilers L 33–13
37,845
13 December 10, 1961 Buffalo Bills W 28–10
24,486
14 December 17, 1961 Boston Patriots L 41–0
21,339

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Championship December 24, 1961 Houston Oilers L 10–3
29,556

See alsoEdit

  1. REDIRECT Template:Los Angeles Chargers

 


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Related: 1961 NFL Season

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