1971 San Diego Chargers season

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1971 San Diego Chargers season
Head coach Harland Svare
Home field San Diego Stadium
Results
Record 6–8
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1970 1972 >

The 1971 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 5–6–3 record in 1970. It was Harland Svare's first season as the teams head coach.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1971 Kansas City Chiefs W 21–14
54,061
2 September 26, 1971 Oakland Raiders L 34–0
54,084
3 October 3, 1971 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 21–17
44,339
4 October 10, 1971 at Kansas City Chiefs L 31–10
50,514
5 October 17, 1971 at Denver Broncos L 20–16
51,200
6 October 23, 1971 Buffalo Bills W 20–3
49,261
7 October 31, 1971 New York Jets W 49–21
44,786
8 November 7, 1971 at New York Giants L 35–17
62,905
9 November 15, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals W 20–17
46,486
10 November 21, 1971 at Oakland Raiders L 34–33
54,681
11 November 28, 1971 at Cincinnati Bengals L 31–0
59,580
12 December 5, 1971 Minnesota Vikings W 30–14
54,505
13 December 12, 1971 Denver Broncos W 45–17
44,347
14 December 19, 1971 at Houston Oilers L 49–33
35,959

Standings[edit]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Kansas City Chiefs 10 3 1 .769 302 208
Oakland Raiders 8 4 2 .667 344 278
San Diego Chargers 6 8 0 .429 311 341
Denver Broncos 4 9 1 .308 203 275

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References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 297