Chargers’ future in San Diego now up to Dean Spanos

San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos

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Rams to relocate to L.A.; Chargers first option to join – NFL.com
NFL owners in Houston voted 30-2 to ratify the Rams’ relocation application for an immediate move to L.A., where the team will eventually begin play at owner Stan Kroenke’s proposed stadium site in Inglewood in 2019.

The Rams could be joined by the Chargers, who have a one-year option to decide if they want to relocate and join the Rams in Inglewood. Per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the Chargers will have up until the conclusion of owners meetings (March 20-23) to decide if they’re playing in L.A. or San Diego in 2016.

Chargers’ future in San Diego up to owner Dean Spanos – Los Angeles Times
San Diego’s civic leaders, while buoyed by the news that they have yet another shot at holding onto the hometown team, said it will only succeed if the Chargers ownership really wants to stay.

As word spread that team owner Dean Spanos was given the option of striking a deal with Rams owner Stan Kroenke to move to a new stadium in Los Angeles or renew talks to stay put, local stakeholders agreed there is still time — and hope —for getting public approval via the ballot.

Much, though, depends on whether Spanos can work out a deal with Kroenke that he believes will be more favorable to the team financially than remaining in San Diego.

Dean Spanos On The LA Vote And If He Wants To Try And Work A Deal In San Diego: Chargers owner Dean Spanos talks with Marty Caswell after yesterday’s press conference and tells her, “I have two options that I didn’t have yesterday”,” in reference to a possible move to Inglewood and the extra $100 million that the NFL would put towards construction in San Diego.

 

Chargers have options, so does San Diego – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Mighty 1090’s own Kevin Acee, who hosts his ‘Trending Now’ show on weeknights from 6pm-9pm, explains what happened yesterday this way:

For the Chargers, what happened here is a win wrapped in a loss.

Chargers chairman Dean Spanos has the offer of an additional $100 million to help his stadium effort in San Diego that he didn’t have before Tuesday. He also has the fallback – or is it the first option? – of playing in a brand new stadium in Los Angeles in three years.

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2 thoughts on “Chargers’ future in San Diego now up to Dean Spanos

  1. Goaway Chargers

    No, it’s not up to Dean Spanos. It’s up to the people of San Diego and there is no way public funds gets approved. NO WAY!. I will see to it.

  2. geo

    The Raiders need a stadium to play in.They dont need half hearted San Diego Raider fans.The fans will come in from Oakland and LA… Change the name to California Raiders!!

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