1976 San Diego Chargers season

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1976 San Diego Chargers season
Head coach Tommy Prothro
General manager Johnny Sanders
Owner Gene Klein
Home field San Diego Stadium
Results
Record 6–8
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1976 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 2–12 record in 1975.

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Roster[edit]

1976 San Diego Chargers final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen


Defensive linemen


Linebackers

Defensive backs


Special teams


Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
53 Active, 5 Inactive, 5 Practice squad

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1976 at Kansas City Chiefs W 30–16
53,133
2 September 19, 1976 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 23–0
39,558
3 September 26, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals W 43–24
40,212
4 October 3, 1976 at Denver Broncos L 26–0
63,369
5 October 10, 1976 Oakland Raiders L 27–17
50,523
6 October 17, 1976 Houston Oilers W 30–27
31,565
7 October 24, 1976 at Cleveland Browns L 21–17
60,018
8 October 31, 1976 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 23–0
45,484
9 November 7, 1976 Baltimore Colts L 37–21
42,827
10 November 14, 1976 Denver Broncos L 17–0
32,017
11 November 21, 1976 at Buffalo Bills W 34–13
36,539
12 November 28, 1976 Kansas City Chiefs L 23–20
29,272
13 December 5, 1976 San Francisco 49ers W 13–7
33,539
14 December 12, 1976 at Oakland Raiders L 24–0
50,102

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Oakland Raiders(1) 13 1 0 .929 7–0 10–1 350 237 W10
Denver Broncos 9 5 0 .643 5–2 7–5 315 206 W2
San Diego Chargers 6 8 0 .429 2–5 4–8 248 285 L1
Kansas City Chiefs 5 9 0 .357 2–5 4–8 290 376 W1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 14 0 .000 0-4 0-13 125 412 L14

References[edit]