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1961 San Diego Chargers

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Record: 12-2-0, Finished 1st in AFL West Division
AFL Season Summary

Scored 396 points (28.3/g), 3rd of 8 in the AFL.
 Allowed 219 points (15.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 177 points (12.6/g), 2nd.
 Expected W-L: 11.2-2.8.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +22 (1.6/g), 1st.

Simple Rating System: Total 11.1, Offense: 2.6, Defense: 8.4, SoS: -1.6, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Sid Gillman(12-2-0)
 Other Notable Asst.: Chuck Noll (Defensive Assistant)

Team Executives

 Offensive Scheme: Vertical
 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: University of San Diego (San Diego, California)