No blackout for Chargers-Broncos game this week

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While the FCC is considering action to end the blackout rule, the NFL is getting close to making it a moot point.

There still hasn’t been a blackout this season, and the Chargers won’t have one this week.

According to U-T San Diego, enough tickets were sold to guarantee Sunday’s game against the Broncos will be shown on local television.

While the Chargers got a little assistance from ESPN and sponsors (i.e. tickets sold at 34 cents on the dollar) to get their Monday Night Football appearance against the Colts on the local airwaves, they actually sold out the other two times they’ve played at home, and the arrival of Peyton Manning ought to be an easy sell.

Last season, half their home schedule was blacked out.

11 responses to “No blackout for Chargers-Broncos game this week

  1. sdboltaction says:
    Nov 6, 2013 9:55 AM
    I just hope the Chargers don’t get beat down TOO bad lol =/
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    Remember, this is a Chargers team that caught the Colts napping and looking ahead to the following week with the Broncos – hope the Broncs aren’t doing the same to the Chargers looking ahead to the critical game against the Chiefs

    Chargers actually look good this year (at times) don’t count them out by any stretch

  2. blue18hutthutt says:
    Nov 6, 2013 10:10 AM
    sdboltaction says:
    Nov 6, 2013 9:55 AM
    I just hope the Chargers don’t get beat down TOO bad lol =/
    ——————————-

    Remember, this is a Chargers team that caught the Colts napping and looking ahead to the following week with the Broncos – hope the Broncs aren’t doing the same to the Chargers looking ahead to the critical game against the Chiefs

    Chargers actually look good this year (at times) don’t count them out by any stretch
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    Oh man, I’m just a Charger fan… Last week’s loss to the Skins epitomizes Charger fandom. Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. It’s just our place in the universe. I’ve come to accept that hahahahaha

  3. The blackout rule is ridiculous. I don’t believe it ever compelled fans to attend games. There’s really two kinds of football fans, those who like attending games, and those who’d rather stay home.

  4. they should think about relocating their franchise. a lot of other states would appreciate the talent and game.

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