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1996 San Diego Chargers

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8-8-0, AFC West Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.8, Offense: 0.4, Defense: -2.1, SoS: 2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 310 points (19.4/g), 18th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 376 points (23.5/g), 24th.
 Differential of -66 points (-4.1/g), 22nd.  Expected W-L: 6.2-9.8.

Coach: Bobby Ross (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ralph Friedgen
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Adolph

Stadium: Jack Murphy Stadium
 Training Camp: UC San Diego (San Diego, 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 1 boxscore W 1-0 Seattle Seahawks 29 7 27 377 191 186 16 357 251 106 4
2 Sun September 8 boxscore W 2-0 Cincinnati Bengals 27 14 25 383 269 114 2 14 249 187 62 2
3 Sun September 15 boxscore L 2-1 @ Green Bay Packers 10 42 11 141 108 33 3 23 336 204 132 3
4 Sun September 22 boxscore W 3-1 @ Oakland Raiders 40 34 20 321 218 103 28 553 371 182 3
5 Sun September 29 boxscore W 4-1 Kansas City Chiefs 22 19 18 313 238 75 2 19 315 257 58 2
6 Sun October 6 boxscore L 4-2 @ Denver Broncos 17 28 14 245 210 35 23 406 312 94 1
7 Bye Week
8 Mon October 21 boxscore L 4-3 Oakland Raiders 14 23 16 282 253 29 3 22 310 179 131 1
9 Sun October 27 boxscore L 4-4 @ Seattle Seahawks 13 32 15 322 253 69 5 18 404 196 208 1
10 Sun November 3 boxscore W 5-4 @ Indianapolis Colts 26 19 14 312 237 75 22 264 173 91 5
11 Mon November 11 boxscore W 6-4 Detroit Lions 27 21 27 406 279 127 19 222 140 82 1
12 Sun November 17 boxscore L 6-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 25 11 277 183 94 3 23 423 324 99 3
13 Sun November 24 boxscore W 7-5 @ Kansas City Chiefs 28 14 20 380 252 128 26 434 332 102 2
14 Sun December 1 boxscore L 7-6 New England Patriots 7 45 15 236 204 32 6 15 313 229 84
15 Sun December 8 boxscore L 7-7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 3 16 8 148 83 65 4 21 327 160 167 4
16 Sat December 14 boxscore L 7-8 @ Chicago Bears 14 27 17 283 217 66 1 19 294 203 91
17 Sun December 22 boxscore W 8-8 Denver Broncos 16 10 14 244 163 81 3 13 214 148 66 4