81 Facts About San Diego Chargers

1. In 2017, when the San Diego Chargers moved their practice facility to Orange County, the Chargers removed all references to the city of San Diego from their website and merchandise.

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2. San Diego Chargers became the first Chargers player and the eighth player in NFL history to record consecutive 2,000-yard seasons.

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3. San Diego Chargers set seven NFL records and 42 club records, and became the NFL's second most prolific passer of all time with 43,040 yards.

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4. The San Diego Chargers reached the playoffs for the fourth straight year, finishing 5th in the AFC.

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5. San Diego Chargers became exhausted and was assisted from the field by his teammates.

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6. The San Diego Chargers won nine games and lost seven, thus missing the playoffs.

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7. San Diego Chargers' fans saw the fumble as an incomplete pass or an intentional grounding.

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8. San Diego Chargers played three games and then was replaced by the rookie Dan Fouts.

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9. San Diego Chargers made a record at ninety-six consecutive games with a reception.

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10. The San Diego Chargers had only 223 yards of offense with John Hadl throwing two interceptions.

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11. San Diego Chargers have been involved in a number of important games during their time in the NFL.

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12. The San Diego Chargers introduced their team Hall of Fame in 1976.

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13. San Diego Chargers have the second best offense in football this year, a special teams unit that is almost exactly average, and they've faced one of the easiest schedules in the NFL.

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14. San Diego Chargers are a team that seem to be inventing ways to lose this season.

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15. San Diego Chargers announced that DT Corey Liuget underwent successful surgery to repair his quad tendon on Wednesday.

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16. San Diego Chargers will likely announce their official move to Los Angeles in the morning.

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17. In 1986, the San Diego Chargers used the eighth pick of the draft to select defensive end Leslie O'Neal.

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18. San Diego Chargers selected Shawne Merriman out of Maryland with the 12th pick of the 2005 draft.

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19. The San Diego Chargers played their last game at Balboa Stadium in December 1966 and moved into Qualcomm Stadium in 1967.

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20. The San Diego Chargers played their first game at Balboa Stadium on August 6, 1961 when they beat the Houston Oilers.

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21. San Diego Chargers changed from the helmet logo to the bolt logo.

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22. San Diego Chargers played their first game at the stadium on August 20, 1967.

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23. The San Diego Chargers were one-and-done in four of the five playoff tournaments Tomlinson played in.

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24. San Diego Chargers are participating in an NFL auction contributing to California wildfire relief efforts.

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25. The San Diego Chargers would rebound on the road against their division rival Oakland Raiders.

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26. In 1973, the San Diego Chargers acquired legendary Colts QB Johnny Unitas, but he was well past his prime and was benched in favor of rookie Dan Fouts.

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27. San Diego Chargers played the first game ever at the stadium on August 20, 1967.

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28. Since 2007, the San Diego Chargers have worn the alternate powder blue jerseys twice per season.

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29. From 2002 to 2006, the San Diego Chargers used the early-1960s powder blue uniforms as alternate jerseys, which many football fans clamored for the team to bring back full-time.

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30. In March 2007, the San Diego Chargers unveiled their first uniform redesign since 1988, on the team's official website.

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31. The San Diego Chargers went with all-white combinations in 1997 and 2001, only to have the blue pants make a comeback.

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32. The San Diego Chargers would contribute a $200 million stadium loan from the NFL and personal seat license fees to the construction costs and would pay $1 per year in rent to the Rams.

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33. The San Diego Chargers were given a one-year approval to relocate, conditioned on negotiating a lease agreement with the Rams or an agreement to partner with the Rams on the new stadium construction.

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34. The San Diego Chargers lost to the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings on the road before defeating the Cleveland Browns on a last second field goal.

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35. The San Diego Chargers rebounded on the road against their division rival Oakland Raiders.

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36. The San Diego Chargers agreed to a trade on draft day with the New York Giants.

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37. San Diego Chargers coveted Eli Manning and wanted to select him with their first round pick, which was the first overall pick of the draft.

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38. The San Diego Chargers traded several players and draft choices to the Arizona Cardinals in order to move up to the second pick and select Leaf.

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39. Additionally, the San Diego Chargers acquired quarterback Stan Humphries in a trade with the Washington Redskins.

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40. Los Angeles San Diego Chargers were established with seven other American Football League teams in 1959.

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41. San Diego Chargers are a professional American football team based in San Diego, California.

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42. San Diego Chargers likely to be without Melvin Gordon for a game or two, at least.

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43. San Diego Chargers' winning streak comes to an end in loss to Broncos.

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44. The San Diego Chargers scored 45 unanswered points and Rivers finished 28-of-29 passing.

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45. The San Diego Chargers scored 45 unanswered points and Rivers finished 28 of 29.

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46. San Diego Chargers have a capable fill with Austin Ekeler, who totaled 103 yards and a rushing touchdown against the Cardinals.

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47. San Diego Chargers are coming off a loss last weekend that snapped their winning streak.

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48. The Los Angeles San Diego Chargers will again raise funds for the American Red Cross Wildfire Relief efforts and local fire department foundations at Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals at StubHub Center.

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49. San Diego Chargers are the current No 5 seed in the AFC playoffs with a two-game lead over the Baltimore Ravens at No 6.

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50. The San Diego Chargers have played only two games that could have produced signature wins, and they lost both.

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51. San Diego Chargers have a great one, and he's playing the best football of his Hall of Fame-caliber career.

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52. San Diego Chargers were favored by 14 points on betting lines, their highest bulge since the 2013 finale in which Andy Reid sat most of his Chiefs starters.

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53. San Diego Chargers still would have the talent to challenge the explosive but uneven Steelers on Sunday in Pittsburgh, where Rivers, in his previous visit, led San Diego to victory as a seven-point underdog in December 2012.

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54. The San Diego Chargers still would have the talent to challenge the explosive but uneven Steelers on Sunday in Pittsburgh, where Rivers, in his previous visit, led San Diego to victory as a seven-point underdog in December 2012.

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55. San Diego Chargers could be without their star running back for at least six weeks.

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56. On December 23, 2016, the San Diego Chargers leased a property of approximately 3 acres in Costa Mesa for offices, practice fields, and training facilities.

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57. The San Diego Chargers continued to seek public approval of a new stadium in San Diego.

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58. The San Diego Chargers would contribute a $200 million stadium loan from the NFL and personal seat license fees to the construction costs, and they would pay $1 per year in rent to the Rams.

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59. San Diego Chargers drafted defensive end Joey Bosa in the third overall pick of the 2016 draft.

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60. The San Diego Chargers lost to the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings in away games before defeating the Cleveland Browns on a last second field goal.

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61. In September and October 2014, the San Diego Chargers won five games after losing their first game of the season and then lost a further three games.

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62. On January 14, 2014, the San Diego Chargers announced Frank Reich, the quarterback coach, would replace Whisenhunt as the team's offensive coordinator.

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63. In contrast, the San Diego Chargers gave up the most punt return yards per game and gave 29 turnovers.

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64. The San Diego Chargers won the next four games then again were defeated by the Raiders at home, 28 points to 13.

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65. The San Diego Chargers secured another division title and became the AFC second seed.

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66. The San Diego Chargers used their first pick to gain Shawne Merriman from the University of Maryland.

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67. In 2003, the San Diego Chargers traded Seau to the Dolphins for a draft pick in the 2004 NFL Draft.

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68. From 1996 to 2003, the San Diego Chargers had eight consecutive seasons where they finished with just as many, if not more losses than wins.

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69. The San Diego Chargers defeated San Francisco 41 points to 37 and Cincinnati 50 points to 34.

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70. The San Diego Chargers were led by Fouts who made an NFL single season record of 4,802 yards and 33 touchdowns.

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71. The San Diego Chargers defeated the New Orleans Saints 35 points to nil and proceeded to the playoffs, the first time in fourteen years.

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72. In New England, the San Diego Chargers won their first game under Coryell's coaching.

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73. The San Diego Chargers led the league in passing yards an NFL record six consecutive years from 1978 to 1983 and again in 1985.

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74. The San Diego Chargers won the next three games and then lost four.

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75. In 1968, the San Diego Chargers played a first pre-season game at the San Diego Stadium against the NFL team, the San Francisco 49ers.

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76. In 1967, the San Diego Chargers played the NFL's Detroit Lions in a pre-season game with 45,988 spectators in attendance.

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77. In 1964, the San Diego Chargers played the New York Jets resulting in 17 points each.

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78. The San Diego Chargers won the 1963 AFL title when they defeated the Boston Patriots 51 points to 10.

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79. In 1961, the San Diego Chargers lost the championship to Houston by ten points to three with 29,556 patrons attending the game at Balboa Stadium.

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80. In December 1960, reports surfaced that San Diego Chargers were considering relocation offers from San Diego, Atlanta and Seattle.

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81. San Diego Chargers were to host the first ever AFL national championship game at the Los Angeles Coliseum in 1961.

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