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1991 San Diego Chargers

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4-12-0, AFC West Division  · 1991 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.2, Offense: -0.6, Defense: -1.7, SoS: 2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 274 points (17.1/g), 21st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 342 points (21.4/g), 21st.
 Differential of -68 points (-4.2/g), 22nd.  Expected W-L: 5.9-10.1.

Coach: Dan Henning (4-12-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ted Tollner
 Defensive Coordinator: Ron Lynn
 Other Notable Asst.: Jim Mora (Defensive Backs)

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB John Friesz 24 1 16 262 for 487, 2,896 yards, 12 td, 15 int, & 10 rushes for 18 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 6th / 138th pick / 1990
RB Rod Bernstine 26 4 8 159 rushes for 766 yards, 8 td, & 11 catches for 124 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1987
WR Nate Lewis 25 1 9 42 catches for 554 yards, 3 td, & 3 rushes for 10 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 7th / 187th pick / 1990
WR Anthony Miller 26 3 12 44 catches for 649 yards, 3 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1988
TE Arthur Cox 30 8 8 5 catches for 53 yards, 0 td
TE Derrick Walker 24 1 16 20 catches for 134 yards, 0 td San Diego Chargers / 6th / 163rd pick / 1990
LT Harry Swayne 26 4 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 190th pick / 1987
LG Eric Moten 23 Rook 11 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1991
C Courtney Hall 23 2 16 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 37th pick / 1989
RG David Richards 25 3 16 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
RT Broderick Thompson 31 6 16 1 fumble recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE George Hinkle 26 3 13 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 11th / 293rd pick / 1988
NT Joe Phillips 28 5 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 93rd pick / 1986
RDE Burt Grossman 24 2 16 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1989
LOLB Henry Rolling 26 3 13 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 135th pick / 1987
LILB Gary Plummer 31 5 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RILB Junior Seau* 22 1 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 1990
ROLB Leslie O'Neal 27 5 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1986
LCB Gill Byrd* 30 8 15 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1983
RCB Sam Seale 29 7 16 Los Angeles Raiders / 8th / 224th pick / 1984
SS Martin Bayless 29 7 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 101st pick / 1984
FS Stanley Richard 24 Rook 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 9th pick / 1991
 Special Teams Starters
K John Carney 27 3 0 19 of 29 field goals & 31 of 31 extra points
P John Kidd 30 7 0 76 punts for a 40.3 average, 1 blocked Buffalo Bills / 5th / 128th pick / 1984
PR Kitrick Taylor 27 3 0 28 punt returns for a 9.6 average and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 128th pick / 1987
KR Donnie Elder 29 6 1 27 kick returns for a 19.8 average and 0 td New York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1985

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
44 Martin Bayless 29 SS 16 13 195 6-2 Bowling Green 10/11/1962 7 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 101st pick / 1984
95 Mitchell Benson 24 16 0 302 6-4 TCU 5/30/1967 2 1 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1989
82 Rod Bernstine 26 RB 13 8 238 6-3 Texas A&M 2/8/1965 4 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1987
32 Eric Bieniemy 22 15 0 207 5-7 Colorado 8/15/1969 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1991
37 Anthony Blaylock 26 2 0 190 5-10 Winston-Salem St. 2/21/1965 3 0 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 103rd pick / 1988
35 Marion Butts* 25 RB 16 8 248 6-1 NE Oklahoma A&M,Florida St. 8/1/1966 2 6 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 183rd pick / 1989
22 Gill Byrd* 30 LCB 15 15 195 5-11 San Jose St. 2/20/1961 8 10 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1983
3 John Carney 27 K 16 0 180 5-11 Notre Dame 4/20/1964 3 2
29 Darren Carrington 25 db 16 1 200 6-2 Pittsburgh,Northern Arizona 10/10/1966 2 2 Denver Broncos / 5th / 134th pick / 1989
59 Greg Clark 26 14 0 228 6-0 Arizona St. 3/5/1965 3 1 Chicago Bears / 12th / 329th pick / 1988
63 Frank Cornish 24 16 0 287 6-4 UCLA 9/24/1967 1 1 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 143rd pick / 1990
88 Arthur Cox 30 TE 8 8 262 6-3 Texas Southern 2/5/1961 8 1
28 Donnie Elder 29 KR 16 1 175 5-9 Memphis 12/13/1962 6 0 New York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1985
26 Floyd Fields 22 1 0 208 6-0 Arizona St. 1/7/1969 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 127th pick / 1991
61 Eric Floyd 26 2 0 310 6-5 Auburn 10/28/1965 1 0
27 Donald Frank 26 db 16 1 192 6-0 Winston-Salem St. 10/24/1965 1 2
17 John Friesz 24 QB 16 16 214 6-4 Idaho 5/19/1967 1 9 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 138th pick / 1990
16 Bob Gagliano 33 2 0 200 6-3 U.S. International,Utah St. 9/5/1958 9 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 12th / 319th pick / 1981
67 Leo Goeas 25 g 9 4 300 6-4 Hawaii 8/15/1966 1 2 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 60th pick / 1990
58 David Grayson 27 1 0 230 6-2 Cal Poly-Pomona,Fresno St. 2/27/1964 4 0 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 217th pick / 1987
92 Burt Grossman 24 RDE 16 16 270 6-4 Pittsburgh 4/10/1967 2 7 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1989
53 Courtney Hall 23 C 16 16 281 6-2 Rice 8/26/1968 2 7 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 37th pick / 1989
33 Ronnie Harmon 27 16 0 200 5-11 Iowa 5/7/1964 5 9 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 16th pick / 1986
34 Steve Hendrickson 25 lb 15 4 250 6-0 California 8/30/1966 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 167th pick / 1989
97 George Hinkle 26 LDE 13 13 273 6-4 Arizona 3/17/1965 3 5 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 293rd pick / 1988
80 Shawn Jefferson 22 wr 16 3 185 5-11 Central Florida 2/22/1969 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 9th / 240th pick / 1991
10 John Kidd 30 P 16 0 210 6-3 Northwestern 8/22/1961 7 2 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 128th pick / 1984
94 Randy Kirk 27 5 0 232 6-2 San Diego St. 12/27/1964 4 0
81 Nate Lewis 25 WR 16 9 198 5-11 Georgia,Oregon Tech 10/19/1966 1 6 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 187th pick / 1990
47 Cedric Mack 31 db 7 1 193 6-0 Baylor 9/14/1960 8 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 1983
73 Mark May 32 9 0 295 6-6 Pittsburgh 11/2/1959 10 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 20th pick / 1981
98 Skip McClendon 27 2 0 282 6-6 Northwestern,Arizona St. 4/9/1964 4 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 77th pick / 1987
31 Craig McEwen 26 te 16 6 220 6-1 Utah 12/16/1965 4 4
83 Anthony Miller 26 WR 13 12 190 5-11 San Diego St.,Tennessee 4/15/1965 3 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1988
77 Eric Moten 23 LG 16 11 306 6-3 Michigan St. 4/11/1968 Rook 5 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1991
91 Leslie O'Neal 27 ROLB 16 16 275 6-4 Oklahoma St. 5/7/1964 5 7 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1986
75 Joe Phillips 28 NT 16 15 298 6-5 Oregon St.,SMU 7/15/1963 5 6 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 93rd pick / 1986
50 Gary Plummer 31 LILB 16 15 244 6-2 California 1/26/1960 5 6
24 Stanley Richard 24 FS 15 14 198 6-2 Texas 10/21/1967 Rook 5 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 9th pick / 1991
65 David Richards 25 RG 16 16 315 6-5 SMU,UCLA 4/11/1966 3 7 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
64 Mark Rodenhauser 30 10 0 270 6-5 Illinois St. 6/1/1961 4 1
57 Henry Rolling 26 LOLB 15 13 232 6-2 Nevada-Reno 9/8/1965 3 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 135th pick / 1987
20 Chris Samuels 22 3 0 202 5-10 Texas 5/16/1969 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 12th / 317th pick / 1991
30 Sam Seale 29 RCB 16 16 182 5-9 West. State (CO) 10/6/1962 7 6 Los Angeles Raiders / 8th / 224th pick / 1984
55 Junior Seau* 22 RILB 16 16 250 6-3 USC 1/19/1969 1 9 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 1990
23 Anthony Shelton 24 db 11 4 195 6-1 Tennessee St. 9/4/1967 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 289th pick / 1990
54 Billy Ray Smith 30 lb 14 3 235 6-3 Arkansas 8/10/1961 8 3 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 1983
72 Harry Swayne 26 LT 12 12 290 6-5 Rutgers 2/2/1965 4 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 190th pick / 1987
85 Kitrick Taylor 27 PR 12 0 194 5-11 Washington St. 7/22/1964 3 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 128th pick / 1987
56 Galand Thaxton 27 14 0 242 6-1 Wyoming 10/23/1964 2 1
84 Yancey Thigpen 22 wr 4 1 208 6-1 Winston-Salem St. 8/15/1969 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 90th pick / 1991
76 Broderick Thompson 31 RT 16 16 295 6-5 Kansas 8/14/1960 6 7
93 George Thornton 23 dt 16 3 300 6-3 Alabama 4/27/1968 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 36th pick / 1991
81 Mark Walczak 29 1 0 246 6-6 Arizona 4/26/1962 4 0
89 Derrick Walker 24 TE 16 16 246 6-0 Michigan 6/23/1967 1 1 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 163rd pick / 1990
90 Mike Wilcher 31 2 0 238 6-3 North Carolina 3/20/1960 8 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 36th pick / 1983
87 Duane Young 23 te 7 5 270 6-3 Michigan St. 5/29/1968 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 123rd pick / 1991
70 Mike Zandofsky 26 lg 10 5 300 6-2 Washington 11/30/1965 2 3 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 67th pick / 1989
Team Total 26.3 16 239.2 6-1.8 3.3