Chargers Will Stay in San Diego for 2016 Season: Latest Comments and Reaction

January 29, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Diego Chargers will remain in their current home for the 2016 season, and team owner Dean Spanos announced Friday his goal is to get a new stadium in San Diego.
Spanos broke the news in an open letter to Chargers fans:
I have met with Mayor (Kevin) Faulconer and Supervisor (Ron) Roberts and I look forward to working closely with them and the business community to resolve our stadium dilemma. We have an option and an agreement with the Los Angeles Rams to go to Inglewood in the next year, but my focus is on San Diego.  
This has been our home for 55 years, and I want to keep the team here and provide the world-class stadium experience you deserve.
Everyone on both sides of the table in San Diego must now determine the best next steps and how to deploy the additional resources provided by the NFL.
Tom Pelissero of USA Today provided a statement from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on the Chargers' decision:
Jim Trotter of ESPN reported the Charge...

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