Chargers and Cardinals to Have Joint Practices During Training Camp

May 24, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Arizona Cardinals and San Diego Chargers will hold joint practices in San Diego in August, according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune.
The teams are set to play a preseason game on August 19, so the practices will likely take place in the days leading up to the contest.
Chargers head coach Mike McCoy confirmed the news on Monday, per Gehlken, but he did not give exact dates since he and Arizona head coach Bruce Arians are still discussing the logistics.
McCoy, who has not engaged in intersquad practices since becoming the head coach in 2013, noted that the idea provides benefits for both teams.
"It's not only us," he said, per Gehlken. "It's the other opponent also. ... You get to see your players play against a different scheme, against different players. You get into that training camp mode of going against the same guy every day, so you change it up. The tempo is going to pick up."
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