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1971 San Diego Chargers

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6-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC West Division  · 1971 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.1, Offense: 2.6, Defense: -6.6, SoS: -1.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 311 points (22.2/g), 7th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 341 points (24.4/g), 23rd.
 Differential of -30 points (-2.1/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 6.2-7.8.

Coach: Harland Svare (2-2-0) and Sid Gillman (4-6-0)

Stadium: San Diego Stadium
 Training Camp: UC Irvine (Irvine, California)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-0 Kansas City Chiefs 21 14 21 356 254 102 1 17 231 115 116 2
2 Sun September 26 boxscore L 1-1 Oakland Raiders 0 34 13 226 153 73 5 20 375 163 212 1
3 Sun October 3 boxscore L 1-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 21 28 427 258 169 4 16 282 157 125 1
4 Sun October 10 boxscore L 1-3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 10 31 11 179 125 54 2 21 388 167 221
5 Sun October 17 boxscore L 1-4 @ Denver Broncos 16 20 15 288 212 76 4 17 296 71 225 2
6 Sat October 23 boxscore W 2-4 Buffalo Bills 20 3 22 446 248 198 5 11 189 37 152 2
7 Sun October 31 boxscore W 3-4 New York Jets 49 21 20 523 358 165 2 19 263 94 169 4
8 Sun November 7 boxscore L 3-5 @ New York Giants 17 35 18 319 227 92 3 21 417 260 157 1
9 Mon November 15 boxscore W 4-5 St. Louis Cardinals 20 17 21 389 249 140 3 21 346 214 132 3
10 Sun November 21 boxscore L 4-6 @ Oakland Raiders 33 34 22 408 312 96 2 21 360 190 170 1
11 Sun November 28 boxscore L 4-7 @ Cincinnati Bengals 0 31 8 130 83 47 6 28 411 238 173 2
12 Sun December 5 boxscore W 5-7 Minnesota Vikings 30 14 21 314 165 149 1 19 315 173 142 5
13 Sun December 12 boxscore W 6-7 Denver Broncos 45 17 24 498 343 155 1 19 330 163 167 3
14 Sun December 19 boxscore L 6-8 @ Houston Oilers 33 49 20 235 147 88 4 22 355 220 135 5