Minicamp represents the Chargers’ San Diego swan song

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The Chargers will soon officially say “see ya” to San Diego.

The team’s mandatory minicamp to cap the offseason program represents the final practices in San Diego, the team’s home since moving from L.A. in 1961. It makes the looming three-day camp a strange situation for the franchise and its franchise quarterback.

“This is where I’ve spent more hours — next to my house, it’s been right here,” Philip Rivers said, via Jack Wang of the Orange County Register.

Next month, the Chargers will relocate to their new facility in Costa Mesa, and then they’ll play for at least three years at the StubHub Center, a 30,000-seat soccer facility in Carson. Eventually, they’ll share a venue with the Rams, with one franchise destined to emerge as the favorite team in L.A.

There’s a good chance it will still be the Raiders.

5 responses to “Minicamp represents the Chargers’ San Diego swan song

  1. History will repeat itself somewhere down the road and they will again leave LA for San Diego,but not until a feasable stadium solution is solved.Chargers being in carson will provide the test run to see if they can even have a fanbase behind the Rams history in LA and the tons of Raiders fans in LA who are now a short distance of a drive to vegas which is basically in the backyard of LA metro.

    If the sucker/soccer city thing gets axed it opens door for soug manchester to build a state of the art stadium in san diego for sdsu and have it be big enough or expanded to accomodate the chargers or nfl.if chargers are having lroblems selling psl’s to new Rams,stadium like they already are you know the nfl will force the chargers hand to go where manority of their fanbase is in san diego.nfl loves san diego its just the politicians who cant get on the same page.

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