NEW YORK, OCT. 15 – OVERSHOOTS HIS TARGET – Dainard Paulson, 40, New York Titans defensive back, soars past San Diego Chargers halfback Paul Lowe as Lowe carries theball to the Titans five-yard line in the first quarter of the game in New York/s Polo Grounds today. Lowe carried the ball for a gain of 33 yards after taking pass from Chargers quarterbacks Jack Kemp. (APWirephoto) 1961
The Chargers ended up winning this game by a score of 25-10, and improved their season record to 6-0. At the time, the Houston Oilers, who would later defeat the Chargers in the 1961 AFL championship game, had a 1-3-1 record, and were in last place in the AFL’s Eastern Division.