1981 San Diego Chargers

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1981 San Diego Chargers

What was the record of the 1981 San Diego Chargers?

The San Diego Chargers finished the regular season with a 10-6 record. They went 5-3 at home and 5-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the San Diego Chargers went 11-7. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Cincinnati Bengals.

What division did the 1981 San Diego Chargers play in?

The 1981 San Diego Chargers played in the West Division of the American Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1981 San Diego Chargers?

During the regular season, the 1981 San Diego Chargers went 6-2 against their AFC West opponents.

Who won the AFC West in 1981?

The Chargers won the AFC West in the 1981 season with a 10-6 record. The Broncos finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Chiefs finished 1 game back with a 9-7 record. The Raiders finished 3 games back with a 7-9 record. The Seahawks finished 4 games back with a 6-10 record.

What was the 1981 San Diego Chargers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Oakland Raiders 2-0 100% +47
Kansas City Chiefs 2-0 100% +13
Denver Broncos 1-1 50% -1
Seattle Seahawks 1-1 50% -7

What was the 1981 San Diego Chargers record by month?

The 1981 San Diego Chargers had their best month in September, when they went 3-1 and had a 75% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 2-2 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 3-1 75% +28
October 2-2 50% +38
November 3-2 60% +9
December 2-1 66.7% +13

Did the 1981 San Diego Chargers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the San Diego Chargers made the Playoffs in 1981. They won their first game against the Miami Dolphins in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Cincinnati Bengals in the Conference Championship.

What was the point differential for the 1981 San Diego Chargers?

The San Diego Chargers finished the regular season with a point differential of +88. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Chargers could have been expected to have about 9.9 wins, or a 10-6 record in the regular season.

How did the 1981 San Diego Chargers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1981 San Diego Chargers went 3-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Chargers went 2-3.

How did the 1981 San Diego Chargers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1981 San Diego Chargers went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1981 San Diego Chargers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1981 San Diego Chargers was a 3 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1981 San Diego Chargers?

The longest losing streak that the San Diego Chargers had during the 1981 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.

1981 San Diego Chargers Schedule

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Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Mon, Sep 7, 1981 @ Cleveland Browns Win 44 - 14
2 Sun, Sep 13, 1981 vs Detroit Lions Win 28 - 23
3 Sun, Sep 20, 1981 @ Kansas City Chiefs Win 42 - 31
4 Sun, Sep 27, 1981 @ Denver Broncos Loss 24 - 42
5 Sun, Oct 4, 1981 vs Seattle Seahawks Win 24 - 10
6 Sun, Oct 11, 1981 vs Minnesota Vikings Loss 31 - 33
7 Sun, Oct 18, 1981 @ Baltimore Colts Win 43 - 14
8 Sun, Oct 25, 1981 @ Chicago Bears Loss 17 - 20 OT
9 Sun, Nov 1, 1981 vs Kansas City Chiefs Win 22 - 20
10 Sun, Nov 8, 1981 vs Cincinnati Bengals Loss 17 - 40
11 Mon, Nov 16, 1981 @ Seattle Seahawks Loss 23 - 44
12 Sun, Nov 22, 1981 @ Oakland Raiders Win 55 - 21
13 Sun, Nov 29, 1981 vs Denver Broncos Win 34 - 17
14 Sun, Dec 6, 1981 vs Buffalo Bills Loss 27 - 28
15 Sun, Dec 13, 1981 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Win 24 - 23
16 Mon, Dec 21, 1981 vs Oakland Raiders Win 23 - 10
Playoffs
Div Divisional Round Sat, Jan 2, 1982 @ Miami Dolphins Win 41 - 38 OT
CC Conference Championship Sun, Jan 10, 1982 @ Cincinnati Bengals Loss 7 - 27

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