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2012 San Diego Chargers

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7-9-0, Finished 2nd in AFC West Division  · 2012 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.3, Offense: -2.0, Defense: -0.4, SoS: -2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 350 points (21.9/g), 20th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 350 points (21.9/g), 16th.
 Differential of 0 points (0.0/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-8.0.

Coach: Norv Turner (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Hal Hunter
 Defensive Coordinator: John Pagano
 Other Notable Asst.: Joe Barry (Linebackers) and Ron Meeks (Secondary)

Stadium: Qualcomm Stadium
 Training Camp: Chargers Park (San Diego, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner Alex Spanos
General Manager A.J. Smith
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 350 4756 988 4.8 26 11 28 293 338 528 3295 26 15 5.7 184 411 1461 4 3.6 81 180 30.6 13.9 Own 28.9 2:49 5.64 26.4 1.58
Team Defense 350 5223 1012 5.2 28 14 30 316 347 568 3681 28 14 6.1 201 406 1542 10 3.8 85 182 31.3 13.7 Own 26.7 2:34 5.7 28.3 1.77
Lg Rank Offense 20 31 17 21 23 22 24 11 15 24 21 27 31 31 21 10 21 3 19 27 21
Lg Rank Defense 16 9 11 4 15 22 18 23 16 15 8 6 8 5 21 11 23 13 14 9 17

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Mon September 10 boxscore W 1-0 @ Oakland Raiders 22 14 15 258 226 32 21 321 276 45 1 0.43 1.45 6.78
2 Sun September 16 boxscore W 2-0 Tennessee Titans 38 10 27 416 268 148 1 9 212 174 38 1 21.68 6.48 -4.65
3 Sun September 23 boxscore L 2-1 Atlanta Falcons 3 27 15 280 164 116 4 25 384 265 119 1 -12.34 -13.40 0.21
4 Sun September 30 boxscore W 3-1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 37 20 19 293 189 104 1 25 349 234 115 6 2.82 14.07 -1.94
5 Sun October 7 boxscore L 3-2 @ New Orleans Saints 24 31 27 427 310 117 2 21 404 351 53 1 9.44 -11.97 -3.72
6 Mon October 15 boxscore L 3-3 Denver Broncos 24 35 23 307 217 90 6 18 365 309 56 3 -20.12 -2.30 9.87
7 Bye Week
8 Sun October 28 boxscore L 3-4 @ Cleveland Browns 6 7 17 265 148 117 1 15 250 117 133 -14.16 6.41 6.38
9 Thu November 1 boxscore W 4-4 Kansas City Chiefs 31 13 18 339 216 123 2 21 289 176 113 4 9.03 7.99 3.69
10 Sun November 11 boxscore L 4-5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 34 23 426 323 103 2 12 279 205 74 7.61 -9.61 -6.33
11 Sun November 18 boxscore L 4-6 @ Denver Broncos 23 30 13 277 224 53 3 21 386 253 133 2 -18.89 3.19 4.77
12 Sun November 25 boxscore L OT 4-7 Baltimore Ravens 13 16 16 280 189 91 25 443 316 127 -4.12 -2.26 4.78
13 Sun December 2 boxscore L 4-8 Cincinnati Bengals 13 20 20 297 251 46 2 21 339 211 128 3 -5.91 3.42 -3.18
14 Sun December 9 boxscore W 5-8 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 34 24 19 294 200 94 18 340 271 69 2 1.17 6.26 0.92
15 Sun December 16 boxscore L 5-9 Carolina Panthers 7 31 12 164 94 70 2 29 372 217 155 1 -11.73 -12.97 1.83
16 Sun December 23 boxscore W 6-9 @ New York Jets 27 17 15 223 136 87 18 225 156 69 2 -2.07 10.97 2.99
17 Sun December 30 boxscore W 7-9 Oakland Raiders 24 21 14 210 140 70 17 265 150 115 1 -0.80 -0.71 2.13

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
17 Philip Rivers 31 QB 16 16 7-9-0 338 527 64.1 3606 26 4.9 15 2.8 80 6.8 6.5 10.7 225.4 88.6 40.57 49 311 5.72 5.45 8.5
84 Danario Alexander 26 wr 10 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1.69 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 26.9 16 7-9-0 338 528 64.0 3606 26 4.9 15 2.8 80 6.8 6.5 10.7 225.4 88.5 49 311 5.71 5.44 8.5 0 0
Opp Total 16 347 568 61.1 3925 28 4.9 14 2.5 6.9 6.79 11.3 245.3 87.9 38 244 6.1 6.0 6.3

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. 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
24 Ryan Mathews 25 RB 12 9 184 707 1 31 3.8 58.9 15.3 39 252 6.5 0 24 3.3 21.0 959 1 2
44 Jackie Battle 29 rb 16 5 95 311 3 52 3.3 19.4 5.9 15 108 7.2 1 18 0.9 6.8 419 4 0
30 Ronnie Brown 31 rb 14 1 46 220 0 21 4.8 15.7 3.3 49 371 7.6 0 25 3.5 26.5 591 0 0
36 Curtis Brinkley 27 rb 10 1 39 115 0 13 2.9 11.5 3.9 12 77 6.4 0 12 1.2 7.7 192 0 1
17 Philip Rivers 31 QB 16 16 27 40 0 11 1.5 2.5 1.7 40 0 15
33 Le'Ron McClain 28 FB 16 9 14 42 0 17 3.0 2.6 0.9 8 29 3.6 0 12 0.5 1.8 71 0 0
11 Eddie Royal 26 wr 10 2 3 22 0 11 7.3 2.2 0.3 23 234 10.2 1 31 2.3 23.4 256 1 1
32 Eric Weddle 27 FS 16 16 2 10 0 6 5.0 0.6 0.1 10 0 3
12 Robert Meachem 28 wr 15 3 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.4 0.1 14 207 14.8 2 46 0.9 13.8 201 2 0
80 Malcom Floyd 31 WR 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 56 814 14.5 5 39 4.0 58.1 814 5 0
85 Antonio Gates 32 TE 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 49 538 11.0 7 34 3.3 35.9 538 7 0
84 Danario Alexander 26 wr 10 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 658 17.8 7 80 3.7 65.8 658 7 0
88 Dante Rosario 28 te 13 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 95 9.5 3 18 0.8 7.3 95 3 1
81 Randy McMichael 33 fb/te/wr 16 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 51 5.7 0 13 0.6 3.2 51 0 1
87 Micheal Spurlock 29 wr 8 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 79 8.8 0 13 1.1 9.9 79 0 0
89 Ladarius Green 22 te 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 56 14.0 0 31 1.0 14.0 56 0 0
13 Seyi Ajirotutu 25 wr 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 45 15.0 0 28 1.0 15.0 45 0 0
66 Jeromey Clary 29 RT 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 -8 -8.0 0 -8 0.1 -0.6 -8 0 0
Team Total 26.9 16 411 1461 4 52 3.6 91.3 25.7 338 3606 10.7 26 80 21.1 225.4 5067 30 24
Opp Total 16 406 1542 10 3.8 96.4 25.4 347 3681 10.6 28 21.7 230.1 5223 38 29

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
87 Micheal Spurlock 29 wr 8 1 11 188 1 63 17.1 10 257 1 99 25.7 524
15 Richard Goodman 25 7 0 18 497 0 39 27.6 497
11 Eddie Royal 26 wr 10 2 12 64 0 14 5.3 320
22 Chris Carr 29 9 0 2 11 0 11 5.5 5 102 0 26 20.4 113
32 Eric Weddle 27 FS 16 16 7 48 0 20 6.9 58
36 Curtis Brinkley 27 rb 10 1 4 86 0 28 21.5 278
20 Antoine Cason 26 RCB 16 16 1 9 0 9 9.0 1 16 0 16 16.0 25
54 Melvin Ingram 23 olb 16 2 2 -1 0 0 -0.5 -1
Team Total 26.9 16 33 320 1 63 9.7 40 957 1 99 23.9 6344
Opp Total 16 40 362 0 9.1 45 1017 0 22.6

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
5 Mike Scifres 32 p 16 0 81 3914 66 3 48.3
9 Nick Novak 31 k 13 0 1 1 5 5 6 6 4 4 4 2 20 18 90.0% 33 33 100.0%
10 Nate Kaeding 30 k 3 0 1 1 3 3 3 3 7 7 100.0% 6 6 100.0%
Team Total 26.9 16 2 2 8 8 6 6 7 7 4 2 27 25 92.6% 39 39 100.0% 81 3914 66 3 48.3
Opp Total 16 21 19 90.5% 39 39 100.0% 80 0 0 0.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
32 Eric Weddle 27 FS 16 16 1.0 3 52 1 23 9 2 3 2 0 0 83 14
20 Antoine Cason 26 RCB 16 16 2 34 0 31 11 2 0 0 0 0 62 11
51 Takeo Spikes 36 ILB 16 16 0.5 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 53 25
56 Donald Butler 24 ILB 12 12 3.0 1 21 1 21 4 1 0 0 0 0 50 27
23 Quentin Jammer 33 LCB 16 16 3 89 1 80 9 1 0 3 0 1 55 9
26 Atari Bigby 31 SS 11 11 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 44 18
38 Marcus Gilchrist 24 cb/dt 16 4 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 46 9
95 Shaun Phillips 31 OLB 16 16 9.5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 3 0 1 33 17 1
94 Corey Liuget 22 RDE 16 16 7.0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 1 0 0 35 15
58 Demorrio Williams 32 ilb 14 3 2 90 2 59 3 1 0 0 0 0 34 11
41 Corey Lynch 27 ss 16 4 2 50 0 30 7 0 0 1 0 0 32 7
96 Jarret Johnson 31 OLB 15 14 1.5 1 0 0 0 0 27 13
91 Kendall Reyes 23 lde 16 4 5.5 0 0 0 0 1 17 12
54 Melvin Ingram 23 olb 16 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 16 13
90 Aubrayo Franklin 32 dt/nt 12 9 16 4
93 Cam Thomas 26 dt 16 3 14 7
92 Vaughn Martin 26 LDE 12 12 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 12 7
59 Andrew Gachkar 24 16 0 1.0 12 3
97 Bront Bird 23 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 10 3
71 Antonio Garay 33 dt 8 0 1.0 7 9
98 Antwan Barnes 28 11 0 3.0 1 0 2 1 0 7 2
29 Shareece Wright 25 10 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 10 0
52 Larry English 26 14 0 1.5 0 0 1 0 0 5 6
17 Philip Rivers 31 QB 16 16 0 15 2 -8 0
28 Brandon Taylor 22 ss 4 1 0.5 3 2
81 Randy McMichael 33 fb/te/wr 16 10 0 1 2 0 0
44 Jackie Battle 29 rb 16 5 1 0
36 Curtis Brinkley 27 rb 10 1 0 1 1 0 0
53 Gary Guyton 27 ilb 1 1 1 0
24 Ryan Mathews 25 RB 12 9 0 2 0 0 0
42 Kyle Nelson 26 6 0 1 0
88 Dante Rosario 28 te 13 2 0 1 1 0 0
25 Darrell Stuckey 25 12 0 2 0 2 5 0
30 Ronnie Brown 31 rb 14 1 0 0 1 0 0
85 Antonio Gates 32 TE 15 15 0 0 1 0 0
67 Rex Hadnot 30 lg 16 3 0 0 1 0 0
11 Eddie Royal 26 wr 10 2 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.9 16 38.0 14 336 5 80 72 18 24 25 -2 2 686 244 1
Opp Total 16 49 0 29 14 0 0

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
9 Nick Novak 31 k 13 0 33 18 87
84 Danario Alexander 26 wr 10 6 7 7 42
85 Antonio Gates 32 TE 15 15 7 7 42
80 Malcom Floyd 31 WR 14 14 5 5 30
10 Nate Kaeding 30 k 3 0 6 7 27
44 Jackie Battle 29 rb 16 5 3 1 4 24
88 Dante Rosario 28 te 13 2 3 3 18
23 Quentin Jammer 33 LCB 16 16 1 1 2 12
12 Robert Meachem 28 wr 15 3 2 2 12
87 Micheal Spurlock 29 wr 8 1 1 1 2 12
58 Demorrio Williams 32 ilb 14 3 2 2 12
95 Shaun Phillips 31 OLB 16 16 1 1 1 8
56 Donald Butler 24 ILB 12 12 1 1 6
24 Ryan Mathews 25 RB 12 9 1 1 6
11 Eddie Royal 26 wr 10 2 1 1 6
32 Eric Weddle 27 FS 16 16 1 1 6
Team Total 26.9 16 4 26 1 1 2 5 39 39 25 1 350
Opp Total 16 10 28 1 2 1 39 19 350