1968 San Diego Chargers Season
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1968 San Diego Chargers Season

1968 San Diego Chargers season
OwnerEugene V. Klein
Head coachSid Gillman
General managerSid Gillman
Home fieldSan Diego Stadium
Results
Record9-5
Division place3rd Western Division
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1968 Season was the 9th season for the San Diego Chargers as a professional AFL franchise; the team improved on their 8-5-1 record from 1967, finishing at 9-5.

Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Roster

Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Recap
1 September 6 Cincinnati Bengals W 29-13 1-0 San Diego Stadium 33,687 Recap
2 Bye
3 September 21 Houston Oilers W 30-14 2-0 San Diego Stadium 46,217 Recap
4 September 29 at Cincinnati Bengals W 31-10 3-0 Nippert Stadium 28,642 Recap
5 October 5 at New York Jets L 20-23 3-1 Shea Stadium 63,786 Recap
6 October 13 at Oakland Raiders W 23-14 4-1 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 53,257 Recap
7 October 20 Denver Broncos W 55-24 5-1 San Diego Stadium 42,953 Recap
8 October 27 at Kansas City Chiefs L 20-27 5-2 Municipal Stadium 50,344 Recap
9 November 3 Miami Dolphins W 34-28 6-2 San Diego Stadium 37,284 Recap
10 November 10 at Boston Patriots W 27-17 7-2 Fenway Park 19,278 Recap
11 November 17 at Buffalo Bills W 21-6 8-2 War Memorial Stadium 27,993 Recap
12 November 24 New York Jets L 15-37 8-3 San Diego Stadium 51,175 Recap
13 December 1 at Denver Broncos W 47-23 9-3 Mile High Stadium 35,312 Recap
14 December 8 Kansas City Chiefs L 3-40 9-4 San Diego Stadium 51,174 Recap
15 December 15 Oakland Raiders L 27-34 9-5 San Diego Stadium 40,698 Recap

Note:

  • Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Standings

AFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Oakland Raiders 12 2 0 .857 6-2 453 233 W8
Kansas City Chiefs 12 2 0 .857 7-1 371 170 W5
San Diego Chargers 9 5 0 .643 5-3 382 310 L2
Denver Broncos 5 9 0 .357 1-7 275 404 L3
Cincinnati Bengals 3 11 0 .214 1-7 215 329 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

References


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