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1976 San Diego Chargers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Tommy Protho (6-8)
Location: San Diego, California
1976 San Diego Chargers Roster
1976 San Diego Chargers Results

The San Diego Chargers of the National Football League ended the 1976 season with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

San Diego netted 248 points, while the defensive squad yielded 285. Rickey Young carried the ball for a team-best 802 yards for the Chargers.

Dan Fouts passed for 2,535 yards. Charlie Joiner grabbed 50 passes for 1,056 yards. Rickey Young was targeted regularly, too.

Don Goode seized 6 opponent throws.

Tommy Protho coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dan Fouts35920857.925357.1143.9154.2813922075.4
Clint Longley241250.01305.428.3312.52875154.5
Don Woods2150.0115.5150.000.01100106.3
Neal Jeffrey22100.0115.500.000.070089.6
Charlie Joiner100.
Totals38822357.526876.9174.4184.681 46271


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rickey Young1628025.046 4
Don Woods1264503.624 3
Mercury Morris502565.130 2
Sam Scarber612363.914 1
Bo Matthews461994.342 3
Dan Fouts18653.613 0
Clint Longley4225.50
Pat Curran11212.012 0
Mitch Hoopes2105.010 0
Jeff West100.00
Neal Jeffrey100.00
Larry Dorsey1-12-12.0-12 0
Totals47320404.346 13


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Joiner50105621.181 7
Rickey Young474419.433 1
Don Woods342246.634 1
Pat Curran3334910.629 1
Sam Scarber14966.913 1
Bo Matthews12816.815 0
Dwight McDonald1116114.644 4
Larry Dorsey810813.519 0
Mercury Morris8526.520 0
Artie Owens35418.028 1
Gary Garrison25829.036 1
Chuck Bradley177.00
Totals223268712.081 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Toni Fritsch141178.612650.029
Ray Wersching161487.58450.026
Mike Fuller11100.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mitch Hoopes42162838.857
Jeff West38154840.757

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Fuller3343613.243 0
Eddie Bell7314.410 0
Mike Williams5234.615 0
Totals4549010.943 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Artie Owens2555122.040 0
Mike Fuller2042021.047 0
Ralph Perretta22412.020 0
Rick Middleton12121.021 0
Bo Matthews11919.019 0
Eddie Bell11818.018 0
Ray Preston11616.016 0
Bob Horn177.00
Totals52107620.747 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Goode68213.727 0
Mike Williams47619.035 0
Tom Graham35518.325 0
Tom Hayes23718.537 1
Hal Stringert12424.024 0
Leroy Jones11111.011 0
Woodrow Lowe188.00
Bob Horn166.00
Mike Fuller100.00
Totals2029915.037 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Charlie Joiner700042
Rickey Young4100030
Toni Fritsch611029
Ray Wersching414026
Don Woods3100024
Dwight McDonald400024
Bo Matthews300100024
Sam Scarber1100012
Mercury Morris2000012
Gary Garrison10006
Pat Curran010006
Tom Hayes10006
Artie Owens100006
Mike Fuller0000101