The Chargers’ decision to leave comes almost exactly a year after the team owners decided to allow the Rams to leave St. Louis and return to Los Angeles. The Chargers, who had teamed up with the Oakland Raiders to make a separate bid to move to the Los Angeles area, were rebuffed. Ultimately, though, the business rationale for moving made far more sense than trying to find a solution in San Diego. In Los Angeles, the Chargers would be a tenant in the Rams’ stadium, so Spanos does not have to spend years and potentially billions of dollars buying land and overseeing construction. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyThe Chargers would have to find a temporary home in Los Angeles until 2019, when the Rams expect to open their stadium.
Source: New York Times January 12, 2017 04:46 UTC