Chargers fans clash with Broncos fan in San Diego

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The last time the Chargers played the Broncos, a stabbing happened in the parking lot at Mile High Stadium, unrelated to fan loyalties.  This time, a fan-related brawl occurred — in San Diego.

According to NBCSanDiego.com, a gathering of Chargers fans at 4th Street and Highland Avenue in National City was infiltrated by a man wearing a Broncos jersey.  He began to taunt Chargers fans.

And nature took its course.

Video posted at YouTube shows that the Broncos fan was punched and kicked in the head, with one of the aggressors wearing an outdated Antonio Cromartie jersey.

The victim wasn’t taken to a hospital, and there were no serious injuries or arrests.

41 responses to “Chargers fans clash with Broncos fan in San Diego

  1. did the worst outdated really have to used to describe the Cromartie jersey??

    could the word ThrowBack be applied in a case like this to describe the jersey

  2. The funny thing is the guy with the Cromartie jersey probably doesn’t even know he’s not on the team anymore.

  3. That’s not a “clash” or even a fight. That’s a lesson in what can go wrong when you decide to do something that 999 out of 1,000 people would say is a stupid thing to do.

  4. I know these things happen at these games. But the major difference between the Chargers stadium and the Buffalo Bills stadium is the police did something. I took my father in law to a bills game (lowercase on purpose) and as we walked through the parking lot (yes wearing opponent jerseys) a group started harrasing us and one individual threw a cooler at my father in law. I can take care of myself but my father in law is pretty old. I was shocked when I realized the police where 10 ft away and aware and did absolutely nothing. I contacted the Bills organization about the incident and their reply is we are aware that fans can get rowdy but we are not going to do anything more than what we are already doing. I will never go back to Ralph Wilson stadium, even if its free tickets for being an Army Vet.

  5. The Bronco’s fan knew what he was doing going down there. He was arrogant about it and some of the people there didn’t appreciate it. I don’t condone violence but really? How dumb do you have to be to go down there like that.

  6. WOW….isn’t anyone concerned that we all have to watch what we wear or it may cause that?

    let metell you,this would not have been an issue 30 years ago fans and people in general were more polite and respectful…the fact that it appears so acceptable is scarier than the fact that it happened….shame

  7. HA, typical SD fans mad when things don’t go their way. I have been to numerous games at the Murph…in Broncos gear, and the Broncos pull in so many fans that it is almost a home game for them. The best is when the Charger fans try to taunt, all you have to do is ask them when the last time they won a Lombardi was. It hushes them up rather quickly.

  8. You don’t condone violence but he was doing something dumb so he deserved it? Would you say the same thing to a Dodgers fan going to a game in San Francisco?

  9. It may not be an outdated jersey.

    He’s a Chargers fan, and there is a very high likelihood of him having the last name “Cromartie”, so maybe it’s a custom job.

  10. Granted this wasn’t at a stadium…but incidents like this explain why I’d rather watch a game in the comfort of my own home with a big screen HD TV.

  11. Asking a Falcons fan when was the last time they won a Lombardi doesn’t seem to work. The only reason most of them show up for home Falcons games is because it actually costs more to watch an afternoon matinee at a local movie theater.

  12. This video is being considered for transmission into space to introduce our species to other galaxies.

  13. Oh, also, everyone thinks his jersey says Cromartie, but it actually says Cromagnon… and that’s even more outdated.

  14. What do you call it when a small percentage of a population commits a hugely disproportional amount of the crime?

    Nothing if you are the media. This is the #1 problem in America.

  15. “I know these things happen at these games. But the major difference between the Chargers stadium and the Buffalo Bills stadium is the police did something. I took my father in law to a bills game (lowercase on purpose) and as we walked through the parking lot (yes wearing opponent jerseys) a group started harrasing us and one individual threw a cooler at my father in law. I can take care of myself but my father in law is pretty old. I was shocked when I realized the police where 10 ft away and aware and did absolutely nothing. I contacted the Bills organization about the incident and their reply is we are aware that fans can get rowdy but we are not going to do anything more than what we are already doing. I will never go back to Ralph Wilson stadium, even if its free tickets for being an Army Vet.”

    Not condoning cooler throwing or violent behavior but if you wear another team’s jersey into the Ralph you’re going to get harassed, no matter what age or gender you are. This isn’t Florida this is a passionate blue collar fan base. I would never wear my Bills jersey in Oakland and expect them to embrace me.

  16. I live in San Diego and all I can say is Charger fans are not passionate enough to beat somebody up after losing unless they asked for it. This guy was talking smack and calling out every charger fan before he got handled. He probably has a bad headache right now… and he asked for it….

  17. “all you have to do is ask them when the last time they won a Lombardi was.”

    That’s the standard Raider fan play, I don’t think I’d be bragging about it.

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