1962 San Diego Chargers season

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1962 San Diego Chargers season
Head coach Sid Gillman
Home field Balboa Stadium
Results
Record 4–10
Division place 3rd Western Division
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1961 1963 >

The 1962 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 12–2 record in 1961. The Chargers finished third in the AFL West at 4–10 that season. At the time it was their worst ever season. This would be the only time the Chargers would endure a losing season during their AFL days.

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1962 at Denver Broncos L 30–21
28,000
2 September 16, 1962 New York Titans W 40–14
22,003
3 September 23, 1962 Houston Oilers L 42–17
28,061
4 September 30, 1962 at Oakland Raiders W 42–33
13,000
5 October 7, 1962 Dallas Texans W 32–28
23,092
6 October 13, 1962 at Buffalo Bills L 35–10
20,074
7 October 19, 1962 at Boston Patriots L 24–20
20,888
8 October 28, 1962 at New York Titans L 23–3
21,467
9 November 4, 1962 Denver Broncos L 23–20
20,827
10 November 11, 1962 Buffalo Bills L 40–20
22,204
11 November 25, 1962 at Houston Oilers L 33–27
28,235
12 December 2, 1962 Oakland Raiders W 31–21
17,874
13 December 9, 1962 Boston Patriots L 20–14
19,887
14 December 16, 1962 at Dallas Texans L 26–17
18,384