1970 San Diego Chargers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-6-3
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Charlie Waller (5-6-3)
Location: San Diego, California
1970 San Diego Chargers Roster
1970 San Diego Chargers Results

The San Diego Chargers of the National Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 5 wins and 6 losses and 3 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

San Diego scored 282 points, while the defensive unit conceded 278. John Hadl threw for 2,388 yards. Gary Garrison paced the receiving corps, grabbing 44 passes for 1,006 yards. Willie Frazier and Lance Alworth were targeted regularly, too.

Jeff Queen carried the ball for a team-best 261 yards for the Chargers, while Dickie Post also buoyed the ground attack.

Pete Barnes picked off 3 opponent throws.

Charlie Waller coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
John Hadl32716249.523887.3226.7154.6674232777.1
Marty Domres552850.94918.923.647.380139363.5
Wayne Clark2150.04824.000.000.0480095.8
Gene Foster3133.393.000.000.091842.4
Mike Garrett000000150.0
Totals38719249.629367.6246.2194.980 57433


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jeff Queen772613.419 1
Dickie Post742253.018 1
John Hadl281886.734 1
Brad Hubbert491753.611 1
Russ Smith521633.121 3
Mike Garrett461463.222 1
Willie Frazier512024.070 1
Gene Foster32842.615 0
Dave Smith14423.015 0
Marty Domres14392.80
Gary Garrison471.810 0
Totals39514503.770 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Garrison44100622.967 12
Willie Frazier3849713.151 6
Lance Alworth3560817.480 4
Jeff Queen2023611.865 1
Dickie Post131138.730 0
Mike Garrett1012712.744 1
Gene Foster10929.248 0
Brad Hubbert7446.311 0
Russ Smith5448.811 0
Dave Smith46516.242 0
Rick Eber24321.531 0
Art Strozier24020.028 0
Walker Gillette22110.512 0
Totals192293615.380 24


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mike Mercer353497.1191263.270


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dennis Partee65285243.962
Mike Mercer828335.442
John Hadl13030.030

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Fletcher161378.617 0
Russ Smith9313.413 0
Speedy Duncan5102.00
Chuck Detwiler1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals311735.617 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Speedy Duncan1941021.641 0
Chris Fletcher1738222.530 0
Jeff Queen11212.012 0
Russ Smith199.00
Terry Owens100.00
Joe Beauchamp100.00
Jim Hill100.00
Roland Moss100.00
Totals4281319.441 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pete Barnes3227.315 0
Bob Howard2199.519 0
Jim Tolbert2199.519 0
Joe Beauchamp12525.025 0
Steve DeLong155.00
Totals99010.025 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Gary Garrison01200072
Mike Mercer1234070
Willie Frazier16100048
Lance Alworth400024
Russ Smith300000018
Jeff Queen11000012
Mike Garrett1100012
Dickie Post100006
Chuck Detwiler010006
Brad Hubbert100006
John Hadl10006
Joe Owens00012


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