36 Facts About Chargers

1. The Los Angeles Chargers donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross this week to help the thousands of people impacted by the massive wildfires in Southern California, the team announced on Friday.

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2. The Los Angeles Chargers are among the league's hottest teams, riding a six-game winning streak and trying to keep pace with the first-place Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC West.

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3. The Chargers listed a pair of players as questionable for Sunday's game against the Broncos, but the designation is more positive for one of the players than the other.

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4. The Chargers are one of the hottest teams in the league, with six straight wins.

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5. The Los Angeles Chargers have weathered a number of storms while rattling off six consecutive victories, none greater than the season-long absence of Pro Bowl DE Joey Bosa with a left foot injury.

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6. Los Angeles Chargers starting linebacker Denzel Perryman reportedly will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

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7. The Chargers confirmed Monday's report that linebacker Denzel Perryman will miss the rest of the season on Tuesday.

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8. Los Angeles Chargers pass rusher Joey Bosa will return to practice on Wednesday, head coach Anthony Lynn announced.

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9. The Chargers originally stated that only 50 members would be selected.

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10. The San Diego Union-Tribune wrote, "The [Chargers] tend to honor their heritage haphazardly.

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11. Since 2007, the Chargers have worn the alternate powder blue jerseys twice per season.

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12. In March 2007, the Chargers unveiled their first uniform redesign since 1988, on the team's official website.

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13. In 2001, the Chargers started wearing their dark uniforms for preseason games and white uniforms in September home games due to the heat before switching back to dark in October.

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14. On October 27, 2003, the Chargers wore their navy pants with their navy jersey for a Monday Night Football game versus the Miami Dolphins that was played at Sun Devil Stadium, then the home of the Arizona Cardinals, due to wildfires in southern California.

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15. In 1985, the Chargers started using navy blue jerseys and returned to wearing white pants.

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16. The Chargers announced they had hired Anthony Lynn to be their next head coach.

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17. The Chargers would contribute a $200 million stadium loan from the NFL and personal seat license fees to the construction costs and would pay $1 per year in rent to the Rams.

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18. The Chargers were given a one-year approval to relocate, conditioned on negotiating a lease agreement with the Rams or an agreement to partner with the Rams on the new stadium construction.

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19. The Chargers lost to the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings on the road before defeating the Cleveland Browns on a last second field goal.

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20. The Chargers rebounded on the road against their division rival Oakland Raiders.

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21. The Chargers agreed to a trade on draft day with the New York Giants.

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22. In 2003, the Chargers traded Seau to the Dolphins for a draft pick in 2004 NFL Draft.

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23. The Chargers used that selection in the 2001 draft to select Texas Christian University running back LaDainian Tomlinson and their own first pick in the second round to select Purdue University quarterback Drew Brees.

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24. From 1996 to 2003, the Chargers had eight straight seasons where they were.

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25. The Chargers traded several players and draft choices to the Arizona Cardinals in order to move up to the second pick and select Leaf.

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26. The Chargers selected Kevin Gilbride to become their new head coach.

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27. The Chargers had upset victories over the Dolphins and Steelers in the AFC playoffs.

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28. In the 1994 season, the Chargers made their first and, so far, only Super Bowl appearance, against the 49ers in Super Bowl XXIX.

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29. Additionally, the Chargers acquired quarterback Stan Humphries in a trade with the Washington Redskins.

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30. The Chargers were led by quarterback Dan Fouts who made the Pro Bowl for the third year in a row, setting an NFL single-season record at that time of 4,802 yards and 33 touchdowns.

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31. The Chargers led the league in passing yards an NFL record six consecutive years from 1978 to 1983 and again in 1985.

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32. The Chargers were the originators of the term "Fearsome Foursome" to describe their all-star defensive line, anchored by Faison and Ernie Ladd.

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33. Los Angeles Chargers were established with seven other American Football League teams in 1959.

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34. In the 43 years since then, the Chargers have made 13 trips to the playoffs and four appearances in the AFC Championship game.

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35. The Chargers will play their home games at the StubHub Center until the opening in 2020 of the Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park, which they will share with the Rams.

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36. Los Angeles Chargers are a professional American football team based in the Greater Los Angeles Area.

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