1964 San Diego Chargers season

The 1964 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to repeat as AFL champions having won in 1963 with a record of 11–3.

1964 San Diego Chargers season
Head coachSid Gillman
General managerSid Gillman
OwnerBarron Hilton
Home fieldBalboa Stadium
Results
Record8–5–1
Division place1st Western Division
Playoff finishLost AFL Championship (Buffalo Bills)

Roster

1964 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
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1964 Houston Oilers W 27–21
22,632
2 September 20, 1964 Boston Patriots L 33–28
20,568
3 September 26, 1964 at Buffalo Bills L 30–3
40,167
4 October 3, 1964 at New York Jets T 17–17
47,746
5 October 9, 1964 at Boston Patriots W 26–17
35,095
6 October 18, 1964 Denver Broncos W 42–14
23,332
7 October 25, 1964 at Houston Oilers W 20–17
21,671
8 November 1, 1964 Oakland Raiders W 31–17
25,557
9 November 8, 1964 at Denver Broncos W 31–20
19,670
10 November 15, 1964 at Kansas City Chiefs W 28–14
19,792
11 November 26, 1964 Buffalo Bills L 27–24
31,860
12 December 6, 1964 New York Jets W 38–3
25,753
13 December 13, 1964 Kansas City Chiefs L 49–6
26,562
14 December 20, 1964 at Oakland Raiders L 21–20
20,124

Standings

AFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
San Diego Chargers 8 5 1 .615 4–2 341 300 L2
Kansas City Chiefs 7 7 0 .500 4–2 366 306 W2
Oakland Raiders 5 7 2 .417 2–3–1 303 350 W2
Denver Broncos 2 11 1 .154 1–4–1 240 438 L2

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

Game summaries

Week 6

1 234Total
Broncos 7 007 14
• Chargers 7 14147 42

[1]

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Championship December 26, 1964 at Buffalo Bills L 20–7
40,242

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Jan-05.
Scoring summary
Q1DENBob Scarpitto 11 yard pass from Jacky Lee (Gene Mingo kick)DEN 7–0
Q1SDKeith Lincoln 5 yard run (Herb Travenio kick)Tie 7–7
Q2SDLance Alworth 4 yard pass from John Hadl (Herb Travenio kick)SD 14–7
Q2SDKeith Lincoln 2 yard run (Herb Travenio kick)SD 21–7
Q3SDDave Kocourek 46 yard pass from John Hadl (Herb Travenio kick)SD 28–7
Q3SDJohn Hadl 18 yard run (Herb Travenio kick)SD 35–7
Q4DENBob Scarpitto 8 yard pass from Jacky Lee (Gene Mingo kick)SD 35–14
Q4SDJacque McKinnon 1 yard run (Herb Travenio kick)SD 42–14
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Division championships (15)
Conference championships (1)
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