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1961 AFL Standings, Team & Offensive Statistics

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League Standings

* - won division, + - wild card
Tm W L T W-L% Pts PtsO PtDif MoV SoS SRS OSRS DSRS
East
Houston Oilers* 10 3 1 .769 513 242 271 19.4 -2.4 16.9 11.4 5.5
Boston Patriots 9 4 1 .692 413 313 100 7.1 -0.9 6.2 4.8 1.4
New York Titans 7 7 0 .500 301 390 -89 -6.4 0.8 -5.6 -2.5 -3.0
Buffalo Bills 6 8 0 .429 294 342 -48 -3.4 0.4 -3.0 -3.5 0.5
West
San Diego Chargers* 12 2 0 .857 396 219 177 12.6 -1.6 11.1 2.6 8.4
Dallas Texans 6 8 0 .429 334 343 -9 -0.6 0.1 -0.6 -0.6 0.0
Denver Broncos 3 11 0 .214 251 432 -181 -12.9 1.6 -11.3 -5.7 -5.6
Oakland Raiders 2 12 0 .143 237 458 -221 -15.8 2.0 -13.8 -6.5 -7.3

Playoff Games

Week Day Date Winner/tie Loser/tie PtsW PtsL
ConfChamp Sun December 24 boxscore Houston Oilers @ San Diego Chargers 10 3

Weekly Games

Weekly leaders & boxscores
Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8
Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12Week 13Week 14Week 15 

Team Offense

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Rk Tm G Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Sc% TO%
1 Houston Oilers 14 513 6288 964 6.5 39 10 14 293 254 498 4392 48 29 8.6 182 452 1896 15 4.2 97
2 Boston Patriots 14 413 4214 842 5.0 30 9 25 238 206 420 2539 29 21 5.6 120 389 1675 14 4.3 93
3 San Diego Chargers 14 396 4313 842 5.1 44 19 17 208 190 423 2847 17 25 6.3 110 391 1466 24 3.7 81
4 Dallas Texans 14 334 4759 862 5.5 45 18 13 247 177 399 2576 18 27 6.1 122 439 2183 23 5.0 112
5 New York Titans 14 301 4065 927 4.4 52 20 21 247 204 460 2387 20 32 4.8 126 426 1678 17 3.9 100
6 Buffalo Bills 14 294 3950 940 4.2 42 17 23 243 194 439 2344 15 25 4.7 128 438 1606 18 3.7 92
7 Denver Broncos 14 251 3811 934 4.1 68 23 26 219 265 568 2720 18 45 4.5 127 333 1091 11 3.3 66
8 Oakland Raiders 14 237 3285 818 4.0 44 16 19 200 209 423 2051 17 28 4.4 116 350 1234 10 3.5 65
Avg Team 342.4 4335.6 891.1 4.9 45.5 16.5 19.8 236.9 212.4 453.8 2732.0 22.8 29.0 5.6 128.9 402.3 1603.6 16.5 4.0 88.3
League Total 2739 34685 7129 4.9 364 132 158 1895 1699 3630 21856 182 232 5.6 1031 3218 12829 132 4.0 706
Avg Tm/G 24.5 309.7 63.7 4.9 3.3 1.2 1.4 16.9 15.2 32.4 195.1 1.6 2.1 5.6 9.2 28.7 114.5 1.2 4.0 6.3

Passing Offense

Rk Tm G 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
1 Houston Oilers 14 254 498 51.0 4392 48 9.6 29 5.8 80 9.2 8.5 18.0 313.7 90.7 14 176 8.6 7.9 2.7 1 0
2 San Diego Chargers 14 190 423 44.9 2847 17 4.0 25 5.9 91 7.4 5.5 16.4 203.4 59.0 28 274 6.3 4.6 6.2 1 1
3 Denver Broncos 14 265 568 46.7 2720 18 3.2 45 7.9 87 5.3 2.4 11.3 194.3 40.6 33 284 4.5 1.8 5.5 1 2
4 Dallas Texans 14 177 399 44.4 2576 18 4.5 27 6.8 71 7.1 4.9 15.9 184.0 55.3 24 239 6.1 4.1 5.7 1 1
5 Boston Patriots 14 206 420 49.0 2539 29 6.9 21 5.0 58 6.7 5.8 13.6 181.4 72.9 33 256 5.6 4.8 7.3 4 3
6 New York Titans 14 204 460 44.3 2387 20 4.3 32 7.0 68 5.9 3.7 13.4 170.5 49.3 41 346 4.8 2.7 8.2 1 2
7 Buffalo Bills 14 194 439 44.2 2344 15 3.4 25 5.7 76 6.3 4.5 14.4 167.4 53.0 63 442 4.7 3.0 12.5 2 3
8 Oakland Raiders 14 209 423 49.4 2051 17 4.0 28 6.6 85 5.9 3.8 12.0 146.5 53.8 45 463 4.4 2.4 9.6
Avg Team 212.4 453.8 46.8 2732.0 22.8 5.0 29.0 6.4 77 6.7 4.8 14.3 195.1 56.3 35.1 310.0 5.59 3.8 7.2 1.4 1.5
League Total 1699 3630 46.8 21856 182 5.0 232 6.4 91 6.7 4.8 14.3 195.1 56.3 281 2480 5.59 3.8 7.2 11 12
Avg Tm/G 15.2 32.4 46.8 195.1 1.6 5.0 2.1 6.4 6.7 4.8 14.3 195.1 56.3 2.5 22.1 5.59 3.8 7.2

Rushing Offense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Dallas Texans 14 439 2183 23 74 5.0 155.9 32
2 Houston Oilers 14 452 1896 15 61 4.2 135.4 21
3 New York Titans 14 426 1678 17 40 3.9 119.9 32
4 Boston Patriots 14 389 1675 14 85 4.3 119.6 24
5 Buffalo Bills 14 438 1606 18 72 3.7 114.7 32
6 San Diego Chargers 14 391 1466 24 87 3.7 104.7 32
7 Oakland Raiders 14 350 1234 10 62 3.5 88.1 28
8 Denver Broncos 14 333 1091 11 45 3.3 77.9 40
Avg Team 402.3 1603.6 16.5 66 4.0 114.5 30.1
League Total 3218 12829 132 87 4.0 114.5 241
Avg Tm/G 28.7 114.5 1.2 4.0 114.5 2.2

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm G Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Denver Broncos 14 32 324 1 55 10.1 66 1501 1 90 22.7 5636
2 New York Titans 14 26 463 2 70 17.8 66 1213 0 60 18.4 5741
3 Oakland Raiders 14 15 117 0 25 7.8 68 1383 0 61 20.3 4785
4 Boston Patriots 14 32 245 0 62 7.7 49 1136 2 91 23.2 5595
5 Dallas Texans 14 25 207 0 44 8.3 53 1465 1 88 27.6 6431
6 Buffalo Bills 14 19 187 0 35 9.8 57 1208 1 93 21.2 5345
7 San Diego Chargers 14 27 418 1 57 15.5 39 642 0 35 16.5 5373
8 Houston Oilers 14 19 118 0 20 6.2 43 940 0 47 21.9 7346
Avg Team 24.4 259.9 0.5 46 10.7 55.1 1186.0 0.6 71 21.5 5781.5
League Total 195 2079 4 70 10.7 441 9488 5 93 21.5 46252
Avg Tm/G 1.7 18.6 0.0 10.7 3.9 84.7 0.0 21.5 413.0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Rk Tm G FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1 Houston Oilers 14 7 6 7 6 2 1 4 1 6 2 29 16 55.2% 66 65 98.5% 56 2190 63 0 39.1
2 Boston Patriots 14 3 3 7 3 14 9 8 2 32 17 53.1% 50 48 96.0% 64 2406 64 2 37.6
3 Buffalo Bills 14 2 2 6 2 10 4 8 1 26 9 34.6% 31 29 93.5% 85 3783 70 1 44.5
4 San Diego Chargers 14 14 8 5 2 3 1 5 2 27 13 48.1% 49 43 87.8% 63 2615 82 1 41.5
5 New York Titans 14 11 3 5 2 4 2 3 1 23 8 34.8% 39 37 94.9% 74 3092 70 0 41.8
6 Denver Broncos 14 4 3 7 3 4 2 7 3 26 8 30.8% 27 27 100.0% 80 3149 63 0 39.4
7 Oakland Raiders 14 2 2 2 2 7 2 12 4 3 1 28 11 39.3% 25 24 96.0% 75 2928 77 3 39.0
8 Dallas Texans 14 7 2 6 4 4 6 1 1 26 7 26.9% 27 23 85.2% 62 2479 62 1 40.0
Avg Team 6.3 3.6 5.6 3.0 6.0 2.6 6.6 1.4 1.6 0.5 27.1 11.1 41.0% 39.3 37.0 94.3% 69.9 2830.3 69 1.0 40.5
League Total 50 29 45 24 48 21 53 11 13 4 217 89 41.0% 314 296 94.3% 559 22642 82 8 40.5
Avg Tm/G 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 1.9 0.8 41.0% 2.8 2.6 94.3% 5.0 202.2 0.1 40.5

Scoring Offense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Houston Oilers 14 15 48 2 1 66 65 16 2 513 36.6
2 Boston Patriots 14 14 29 2 3 2 2 52 48 17 411 29.5
3 San Diego Chargers 14 24 17 1 9 1 52 43 13 394 28.3
4 Dallas Texans 14 23 18 1 3 45 23 7 314 23.9
5 New York Titans 14 17 20 2 1 40 37 8 301 21.5
6 Buffalo Bills 14 18 15 1 3 1 38 29 9 1 286 21.0
7 Denver Broncos 14 11 18 1 1 1 32 27 8 1 245 17.9
8 Oakland Raiders 14 10 17 2 29 24 11 1 233 16.9
Avg Team 16.5 22.8 0.5 0.6 1.0 2.3 0.6 37.0 11.1 0.6 337.1 24.5
League Total 132 182 4 5 8 18 5 296 89 5 2697
Avg Tm/G 1.2 1.6 0.1 0.2 2.6 0.8 24.1