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1990 San Diego Chargers

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6-10-0, Finished 4th in AFC West Division  · 1990 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.3, Offense: -0.1, Defense: 2.5, SoS: 0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 315 points (19.7/g), 17th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 281 points (17.6/g), 10th.
 Differential of 34 points (2.1/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 9.1-6.9.

Coach: Dan Henning (6-10-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Ron Lynn
 Other Notable Asst.: Jim Mora (Defensive Backs)

Stadium: Jack Murphy Stadium
 Training Camp: UC San Diego (San Diego, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner Alex Spanos
General Manager Bobby Beathard
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 315 4940 976 5.1 32 13 18 272 246 472 2683 18 19 5.5 142 484 2257 14 4.7 112
Team Defense 281 4425 931 4.8 30 11 24 268 254 462 2910 22 19 5.7 152 424 1515 10 3.6 92
Lg Rank Offense 17 15 13 7 19 15 24 17 16 23 7 3 12 3
Lg Rank Defense 10 5 16 20 9 9 9 19 9 14 13 5 8 4

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 9 boxscore L 0-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 14 17 12 212 127 85 2 14 249 161 88 1
2 Sun September 16 boxscore L 0-2 Cincinnati Bengals 16 21 17 417 278 139 3 18 302 223 79 3
3 Sun September 23 boxscore W 1-2 @ Cleveland Browns 24 14 16 266 129 137 2 14 262 218 44 4
4 Sun September 30 boxscore L 1-3 Houston Oilers 7 17 14 298 167 131 2 29 421 329 92 1
5 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-4 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14 36 14 188 96 92 3 25 374 191 183 1
6 Sun October 14 boxscore W 2-4 @ New York Jets 39 3 22 412 188 224 3 9 148 53 95 2
7 Sun October 21 boxscore L 2-5 Los Angeles Raiders 9 24 16 289 150 139 17 289 173 116 1
8 Sun October 28 boxscore W 3-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 41 10 17 314 157 157 1 8 157 119 38 7
9 Sun November 4 boxscore W 4-5 @ Seattle Seahawks 31 14 15 289 145 144 17 194 129 65 3
10 Sun November 11 boxscore W 5-5 Denver Broncos 19 7 17 340 159 181 15 211 149 62 2
11 Sun November 18 boxscore L 5-6 @ Kansas City Chiefs 10 27 21 286 187 99 5 16 297 165 132
12 Sun November 25 boxscore L OT 5-7 Seattle Seahawks 10 13 16 304 140 164 5 13 233 175 58 2
13 Sun December 2 boxscore W 6-7 New York Jets 38 17 20 409 220 189 1 21 352 207 145 3
14 Bye Week
15 Sun December 16 boxscore L 6-8 @ Denver Broncos 10 20 24 390 298 92 2 16 320 233 87
16 Sun December 23 boxscore L 6-9 Kansas City Chiefs 21 24 17 255 151 104 2 21 368 251 117
17 Sun December 30 boxscore L 6-10 @ Los Angeles Raiders 12 17 14 271 91 180 1 15 248 134 114

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Billy Joe Tolliver 24 QB 15 14 6-8-0 216 410 52.7% 2574 16 3.9 16 3.9 45 6.3 5.3 11.9 171.6 68.9 19 150 5.65 4.72 4.4
13 Mark Vlasic 27 qb 6 1 0-1-0 19 40 47.5% 168 1 2.5 2 5.0 27 4.2 2.5 8.8 28.0 46.7 0 0 4.20 2.45 0.0
17 John Friesz 23 qb 1 1 0-1-0 11 22 50.0% 98 1 4.5 1 4.5 17 4.5 3.3 8.9 98.0 58.5 1 7 3.96 2.87 4.3
Team Total 25.9 16 6-10-0 246 472 52.1% 2840 18 3.8 19 4.0 45 6.0 5.0 11.5 177.5 66.5 20 157 5.45 4.45 4.1 0 0
Opp Total 16 254 462 55.0% 3255 22 4.8 19 4.1 7.0 6.15 12.8 203.4 76.0 45 345 5.7 4.9 8.9

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
35 Marion Butts* 24 RB 14 13 265 1225 8 52 4.6 87.5 18.9 16 117 7.3 0 26 1.1 8.4 1342 8 0
82 Rod Bernstine 25 rb 12 1 124 589 4 40 4.8 49.1 10.3 8 40 5.0 0 11 0.7 3.3 629 4 1
33 Ronnie Harmon 26 rb 16 2 66 363 0 41 5.5 22.7 4.1 46 511 11.1 2 36 2.9 31.9 874 2 1
11 Billy Joe Tolliver 24 QB 15 14 14 22 0 14 1.6 1.5 0.9 22 0 6
81 Nate Lewis 24 PR 12 3 4 25 1 10 6.3 2.1 0.3 14 192 13.7 1 40 1.2 16.0 217 2 3
83 Anthony Miller* 25 WR 16 16 3 13 0 10 4.3 0.8 0.2 63 933 14.8 7 31 3.9 58.3 946 7 2
20 Darrin Nelson 31 14 0 3 14 0 5 4.7 1.0 0.2 4 29 7.3 0 10 0.3 2.1 43 0 1
50 Gary Plummer 30 LILB 16 15 2 3 1 2 1.5 0.2 0.1 1 2 2.0 1 2 0.1 0.1 5 2 0
84 Walter Wilson 24 te 14 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 10 87 8.7 0 20 0.7 6.2 87 0 0
17 John Friesz 23 qb 1 1 1 3 0 3 3.0 3.0 1.0 3 0 0
13 Mark Vlasic 27 qb 6 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0 0 1
31 Craig McEwen 25 te 16 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 29 325 11.2 3 32 1.8 20.3 325 3 1
89 Derrick Walker 23 TE 16 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 240 10.4 1 23 1.4 15.0 240 1 1
87 Quinn Early 25 wr 14 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 238 15.9 1 45 1.1 17.0 238 1 0
88 Arthur Cox 29 TE 16 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 93 6.6 1 12 0.9 5.8 93 1 2
46 Joe Caravello 27 TE 7 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 21 10.5 1 17 0.3 3.0 21 1 0
34 Steve Hendrickson 24 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 0.9 12 0 0
Team Total 25.9 16 484 2257 14 52 4.7 141.1 30.3 246 2840 11.5 18 45 15.4 177.5 5097 32 24
Opp Total 16 424 1515 10 3.6 94.7 26.5 254 2910 11.5 22 15.9 181.9 4425 32 26

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
81 Nate Lewis 24 PR 12 3 13 117 1 63 9.0 17 383 0 39 22.5 717
28 Donnie Elder 28 KR 12 0 24 571 0 90 23.8 571
27 Donald Frank 25 db 16 2 8 172 0 31 21.5 172
47 Jerry Mays 23 2 0 7 30 0 17 4.3 30
20 Darrin Nelson 31 14 0 3 44 0 33 14.7 4 36 0 26 9.0 123
85 Kitrick Taylor 26 3 0 6 112 1 55 18.7 112
85 Scott Schwedes 25 5 0 5 33 0 12 6.6 33
24 Lester Lyles 28 db 15 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
83 Anthony Miller* 25 WR 16 16 1 13 0 13 13.0 959
37 Terry Orr 29 9 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Team Total 25.9 16 35 336 2 63 9.6 55 1188 0 90 21.6 6621
Opp Total 16 28 131 0 4.7 62 1048 0 16.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
10 John Kidd 29 P 16 0 61 2442 59 1 40.0
3 John Carney 26 K 12 0 2 2 8 8 7 6 3 3 1 21 19 90.5%% 28 27 96.4%%
7 Fuad Reveiz 27 k 4 0 1 1 1 1 4 1 7 2 28.6%% 8 7 87.5%%
Team Total 25.9 16 3 3 9 8 8 6 7 4 1 28 21 75.0%% 36 34 94.4%% 61 2442 59 1 40.0
Opp Total 16 21 16 76.2%% 33 33 100.0%% 70 2884 41.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
50 Gary Plummer 30 LILB 16 15 1 0 0 0 0 111 0
91 Leslie O'Neal* 26 ROLB 16 16 13.5 2 1 2 10 0 81 0
55 Junior Seau 21 RILB 16 15 1.0 85 0
44 Martin Bayless 28 SS 14 14 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 76 0
92 Burt Grossman 23 RDE 15 15 10.0 2 0 0 0 0 67 0 1
57 Henry Rolling 25 lolb 16 8 3.5 1 67 0 67 0 0 0 1 0 0 58 0
25 Vencie Glenn 26 FS 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 54 0
69 Les Miller 25 NT 14 9 1.0 0 0 3 1 2 28 0
27 Donald Frank 25 db 16 2 2 8 0 4 0 27 0
75 Joe Phillips 27 nt 3 3 0.5 9 0
51 Cedric Figaro 24 lb 16 1 8 0
98 Gerald Robinson 27 de 11 1 2.0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0
90 Richard Brown 25 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0
11 Billy Joe Tolliver 24 QB 15 14 0 6 2 0 0
99 Lee Williams 28 LDE 16 16 7.5
22 Gill Byrd 29 LCB 16 16 7 63 0 24 0
28 Donnie Elder 28 KR 12 0 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
81 Nate Lewis 24 PR 12 3 0 3 2 0 0
83 Anthony Miller* 25 WR 16 16 0 2 1 0 0
30 Sam Seale 28 RCB 16 13 2 14 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
54 Billy Ray Smith 29 LOLB 11 10 1.0 2 12 0 12 0
88 Arthur Cox 29 TE 16 14 0 2 0 0 0
10 John Kidd 29 P 16 0 0 1 1 0 0
82 Rod Bernstine 25 rb 12 1 0 1 0 0 0
35 Marion Butts* 24 RB 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
29 Joe Fuller 26 db 4 1 1 5 0 5 0
67 Leo Goeas 24 LT 15 10 0 0 1 0 0
33 Ronnie Harmon 26 rb 16 2 0 1 0 0 0
24 Lester Lyles 28 db 15 3 1 19 0 19 0
47 Jerry Mays 23 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
31 Craig McEwen 25 te 16 4 0 1 0 0 0
20 Darrin Nelson 31 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
37 Terry Orr 29 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
13 Mark Vlasic 27 qb 6 1 0 1 0 -1 0
89 Derrick Walker 23 TE 16 12 0 1 0 0 0
97 George Hinkle 25 de 16 3 0.5
Team Total 25.9 16 44.0 19 188 0 67 0 5 24 21 10 2 615 0 1
Opp Total 16 20 26 15 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 John Carney 26 K 12 0 27 19 84
35 Marion Butts* 24 RB 14 13 8 8 48
83 Anthony Miller* 25 WR 16 16 7 7 42
82 Rod Bernstine 25 rb 12 1 4 4 24
81 Nate Lewis 24 PR 12 3 1 1 1 3 18
31 Craig McEwen 25 te 16 4 3 3 18
7 Fuad Reveiz 27 k 4 0 7 2 13
33 Ronnie Harmon 26 rb 16 2 2 2 12
69 Les Miller 25 NT 14 9 2 2 12
50 Gary Plummer 30 LILB 16 15 1 1 2 12
46 Joe Caravello 27 TE 7 7 1 1 6
88 Arthur Cox 29 TE 16 14 1 1 6
87 Quinn Early 25 wr 14 4 1 1 6
85 Kitrick Taylor 26 3 0 1 1 6
89 Derrick Walker 23 TE 16 12 1 1 6
92 Burt Grossman 23 RDE 15 15 1 2
Team Total 25.9 16 14 18 2 2 36 34 21 1 315
Opp Total 16 10 22 1 33 16 1 281

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-09 @ DAL L, 14-17 1 14 pass Craig McEwen 14 yard pass from Mark Vlasic (Fuad Reveiz kick)
2 1990-09-09 @ DAL L, 14-17 2 1 rush Marion Butts 1 yard rush (Fuad Reveiz kick)
3 1990-09-16 CIN L, 16-21 1 36 pass Ronnie Harmon 36 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (Fuad Reveiz kick)
4 1990-09-16 CIN L, 16-21 1 17 pass Joe Caravello 17 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver
5 1990-09-23 @ CLE W, 24-14 2 19 pass Anthony Miller 19 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (Fuad Reveiz kick)
6 1990-09-23 @ CLE W, 24-14 3 23 pass Anthony Miller 23 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (Fuad Reveiz kick)
7 1990-09-23 @ CLE W, 24-14 4 1 rush Rod Bernstine 1 yard rush (Fuad Reveiz kick)
8 1990-09-30 HOU L, 7-17 2 27 pass Anthony Miller 27 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (Fuad Reveiz kick)
9 1990-10-07 @ PIT L, 14-36 1 2 pass Gary Plummer 2 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (Fuad Reveiz kick)
10 1990-10-07 @ PIT L, 14-36 3 0 fumble Les Miller 0 yard fumble return (Fuad Reveiz kick)
11 1990-10-14 @ NYJ W, 39-3 2 29 pass Anthony Miller 29 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
12 1990-10-14 @ NYJ W, 39-3 2 5 rush Marion Butts 5 yard rush (John Carney kick)
13 1990-10-14 @ NYJ W, 39-3 3 6 rush Marion Butts 6 yard rush (John Carney kick)
14 1990-10-14 @ NYJ W, 39-3 4 40 rush Rod Bernstine 40 yard rush (John Carney kick)
15 1990-10-28 TAM W, 41-10 1 1 rush Marion Butts 1 yard rush (John Carney kick)
16 1990-10-28 TAM W, 41-10 2 31 pass Anthony Miller 31 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
17 1990-10-28 TAM W, 41-10 2 2 rush Marion Butts 2 yard rush (John Carney kick)
18 1990-10-28 TAM W, 41-10 4 20 rush Rod Bernstine 20 yard rush (John Carney kick)
19 1990-10-28 TAM W, 41-10 4 5 rush Marion Butts 5 yard rush (John Carney kick)
20 1990-11-04 @ SEA W, 31-14 1 11 pass Ronnie Harmon 11 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
21 1990-11-04 @ SEA W, 31-14 2 45 pass Quinn Early 45 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
22 1990-11-04 @ SEA W, 31-14 3 63 punt Nate Lewis 63 yard punt return (John Carney kick)
23 1990-11-04 @ SEA W, 31-14 3 0 fumble Les Miller 0 yard fumble return (John Carney kick)
24 1990-11-11 DEN W, 19-7 4 1 rush Gary Plummer 1 yard rush (John Carney kick)
25 1990-11-18 @ KAN L, 10-27 3 2 pass Derrick Walker 2 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
26 1990-11-25 SEA L, 10-13 3 8 pass Arthur Cox 8 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
27 1990-12-02 NYJ W, 38-17 1 1 rush Marion Butts 1 yard rush (John Carney kick)
28 1990-12-02 NYJ W, 38-17 2 4 rush Marion Butts 4 yard rush (John Carney kick)
29 1990-12-02 NYJ W, 38-17 3 24 pass Anthony Miller 24 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
30 1990-12-02 NYJ W, 38-17 4 19 pass Nate Lewis 19 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
31 1990-12-02 NYJ W, 38-17 4 10 rush Nate Lewis 10 yard rush (John Carney kick)
32 1990-12-16 @ DEN L, 10-20 4 22 pass Craig McEwen 22 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
33 1990-12-23 KAN L, 21-24 1 5 pass Anthony Miller 5 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
34 1990-12-23 KAN L, 21-24 3 3 rush Rod Bernstine 3 yard rush (John Carney kick)
35 1990-12-23 KAN L, 21-24 4 55 punt Kitrick Taylor 55 yard punt return (John Carney kick)
36 1990-12-30 @ RAI L, 12-17 2 7 pass Craig McEwen 7 yard pass from John Friesz

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-09 @ DAL W, 17-14 1 28 pass Dennis McKinnon 28 yard pass from Troy Aikman (Ken Willis kick)
2 1990-09-09 @ DAL W, 17-14 4 1 rush Troy Aikman 1 yard rush (Ken Willis kick)
3 1990-09-16 CIN W, 21-16 2 10 pass James Brooks 10 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Jim Breech kick)
4 1990-09-16 CIN W, 21-16 2 30 pass Eddie Brown 30 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Jim Breech kick)
5 1990-09-16 CIN W, 21-16 4 23 pass Eddie Brown 23 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Jim Breech kick)
6 1990-09-23 @ CLE L, 14-24 1 64 interception Mike Johnson 64 yard interception return (Jerry Kauric kick)
7 1990-09-23 @ CLE L, 14-24 2 1 rush Leroy Hoard 1 yard rush (Jerry Kauric kick)
8 1990-09-30 HOU W, 17-7 1 9 pass Drew Hill 9 yard pass from Warren Moon (Tony Zendejas kick)
9 1990-09-30 HOU W, 17-7 2 22 pass Ernest Givins 22 yard pass from Warren Moon (Tony Zendejas kick)
10 1990-10-07 @ PIT W, 36-14 2 8 pass Eric Green 8 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
11 1990-10-07 @ PIT W, 36-14 2 1 pass Eric Green 1 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
12 1990-10-07 @ PIT W, 36-14 3 2 rush Warren Williams 2 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
13 1990-10-07 @ PIT W, 36-14 4 2 rush Barry Foster 2 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
14 1990-10-21 RAI W, 24-9 2 5 rush Bo Jackson 5 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
15 1990-10-21 RAI W, 24-9 3 7 rush Bo Jackson 7 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
16 1990-10-21 RAI W, 24-9 4 8 pass Willie Gault 8 yard pass from Jay Schroeder (Jeff Jaeger kick)
17 1990-10-28 TAM L, 10-41 2 68 pass Mark Carrier 68 yard pass from Chris Chandler (Steve Christie kick)
18 1990-11-04 @ SEA L, 14-31 2 21 rush John Williams 21 yard rush (Norm Johnson kick)
19 1990-11-04 @ SEA L, 14-31 4 18 pass Brian Blades 18 yard pass from Dave Krieg (Norm Johnson kick)
20 1990-11-11 DEN L, 7-19 1 22 pass Vance Johnson 22 yard pass from John Elway (David Treadwell kick)
21 1990-11-18 @ KAN W, 27-10 1 90 pass J.J. Birden 90 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
22 1990-11-18 @ KAN W, 27-10 2 2 pass Bill Jones 2 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
23 1990-11-18 @ KAN W, 27-10 4 6 pass Bill Jones 6 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
24 1990-11-25 SEA W, 13-10 4 1 rush Derrick Fenner 1 yard rush (Norm Johnson kick)
25 1990-12-02 NYJ L, 17-38 2 21 pass Al Toon 21 yard pass from Ken O'Brien (Pat Leahy kick)
26 1990-12-02 NYJ L, 17-38 4 8 pass Al Toon 8 yard pass from Ken O'Brien (Pat Leahy kick)
27 1990-12-16 @ DEN W, 20-10 2 25 pass Mike Young 25 yard pass from John Elway (David Treadwell kick)
28 1990-12-16 @ DEN W, 20-10 3 3 pass Mike Young 3 yard pass from John Elway (David Treadwell kick)
29 1990-12-23 KAN W, 24-21 1 8 pass Stephone Paige 8 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
30 1990-12-23 KAN W, 24-21 2 11 rush Barry Word 11 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
31 1990-12-23 KAN W, 24-21 2 40 pass Todd McNair 40 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
32 1990-12-30 @ RAI W, 17-12 2 1 rush Marcus Allen 1 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
33 1990-12-30 @ RAI W, 17-12 4 17 pass Steve Smith 17 yard pass from Jay Schroeder (Jeff Jaeger kick)