1961 San Diego Chargers

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12-2 No Playoffs
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1961 San Diego Chargers

What was the record of the 1961 San Diego Chargers?

The San Diego Chargers finished the regular season with a 12-2 record. They went 6-1 at home and 6-1 on the road.

What division did the 1961 San Diego Chargers play in?

The 1961 San Diego Chargers played in the West Division of the American Football League.

What was the division record of the 1961 San Diego Chargers?

During the regular season, the 1961 San Diego Chargers went 6-0 against their AFL West opponents.

What was the 1961 San Diego Chargers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Oakland Raiders 2-0 100% +75
Denver Broncos 2-0 100% +40
Dallas Texans 2-0 100% +26

What was the 1961 San Diego Chargers record by month?

The 1961 San Diego Chargers had their best month in October, when they went 4-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was December, when they went 1-2 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 4-0 100% +78
October 4-0 100% +94
November 3-0 100% +48
December 1-2 33.3% -43

Did the 1961 San Diego Chargers make the Playoffs?

There was no playoffs in the 1961 season.

What was the point differential for the 1961 San Diego Chargers?

The San Diego Chargers finished the regular season with a point differential of +177. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Chargers could have been expected to have about 11.2 wins, or a 11-3 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 San Diego Chargers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1961 San Diego Chargers went 2-0. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Chargers went 1-0.

How did the 1961 San Diego Chargers perform in overtime games?

The 1961 San Diego Chargers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 San Diego Chargers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 San Diego Chargers was a 11 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 San Diego Chargers?

The longest losing streak that the San Diego Chargers had during the 1961 regular season was 1 game, which occured 2 separate times.

1961 San Diego Chargers Schedule

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Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 10, 1961 @ Dallas Texans Win 26 - 10
2 Sun, Sep 17, 1961 vs Oakland Raiders Win 44 - 0
3 Sun, Sep 24, 1961 vs Houston Oilers Win 34 - 24
4 Sat, Sep 30, 1961 @ Buffalo Bills Win 19 - 11
5 Sat, Oct 7, 1961 @ Boston Patriots Win 38 - 27
6 Sun, Oct 15, 1961 @ New York Titans Win 25 - 10
7 Sun, Oct 22, 1961 @ Oakland Raiders Win 41 - 10
8 Sun, Oct 29, 1961 vs Denver Broncos Win 37 - 0
9 Sun, Nov 5, 1961 vs New York Titans Win 48 - 13
10 Sun, Nov 12, 1961 @ Denver Broncos Win 19 - 16
11 Sun, Nov 19, 1961 vs Dallas Texans Win 24 - 14
13 Sun, Dec 3, 1961 @ Houston Oilers Loss 13 - 33
14 Sun, Dec 10, 1961 vs Buffalo Bills Win 28 - 10
15 Sun, Dec 17, 1961 vs Boston Patriots Loss 0 - 41
Playoffs
AFL Champ AFL Championship Sun, Dec 24, 1961 vs Houston Oilers Loss 3 - 10

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