Chargers-Raiders: Let’s Stop the Hate

March 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For years, the Chargers-Raiders rivalry has been well documented. Often it is a horrible event that causes further irritation.
Yeah wer'e both in the AFC West. Yeah, there's been tension since the 60's. Yeah, the Raiders fans have a nasty reputation.
But, people are people, and quite honestly, I have a lot of respect for the Raiders fans,  they fully support their team in a season of 4-11 or a Super Bowl title. Raider Nation is alive and well, and coming from a die hard Charger fan, its a very unbiased opinion.
So, this season when I had bought tickets to the Chargers/Raiders game at Qualcomm, I faced many questions from many friends.
"Why do you wanna go to that game?  Those fans are A$$holes. They are violent.  Same ol' story. My dad had the same questions asked. I answered back, I'm not afraid, I've boxed before, I can trade and receive punches, no big deal.
But, it is a big deal! Nobody should have to go to a game and shell out hundreds ...

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