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October 22, 1961


• The Chargers thumped the Raiders, 41-10, at Candlestick Park

• The Chargers led 34-7 at the half

• The Raiders committed seven turnovers (3 lost fumbles, 4 interceptions) and had a punt blocked

• They also had just 58 total net yards on offense and just 2 rushing yards

• The attendance figure of 12,014 was a new Raiders home record

• Co-owner Robert Osborne, who had suffered a mild heart attack on the 12th, left the game during the second quarter saying he felt “slightly sick”

Injury Updates

• Center Jim Otto left the game with a bruised back

Cliff Roberts and Tom Louderback each took a turn at replacing him, but neither performed well

• Louderback suffered a concussion during the game, but kept playing despite feeling groggy for about a quarter

• Tackle Willie Smith left the game with a knee injury

• Halfback Wayne Crow injured both his hip and knee, but stayed in the game, as did defensive tackle Hal Smith, who injured his foot

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