44 Facts About Los Angeles Chargers

1. The Los Angeles Chargers went on the road for the team's fourth consecutive game away from.

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2. The Los Angeles Chargers defeated the Oakland Raiders for the second time this season but should not be overly confident after the contest, despite the road win.

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3. The Los Angeles Chargers have plenty to be thankful for.

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4. The Los Angeles Chargers got off to a lackluster start against the Raiders and Melvin Gordon is overshadowed by that other running back in Los Angeles.

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5. The Los Angeles Chargers will bring in less money from the under-construction stadium they will share with the Rams than they originally estimated, banking and other sources said, because of the team's decision to sell low-priced stadium seat licenses.

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6. The Los Angeles Chargers donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross Thursday to help provide around-the-clock shelter, food and comfort to thousands of people impacted by the California Wildfires.

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7. The Los Angeles Chargers took a massive hit this past week with the season-ending loss of linebacker Denzel Perryman.

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8. 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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9. The Los Angeles Chargers are one of the hottest teams in the league, with six straight wins.

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10. Los Angeles Chargers fans expect Los Angles to breeze by the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

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11. The Los Angeles Chargers originally stated that only 50 members would be selected.

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12. Los Angeles Chargers announced their 50th Anniversary Team in 2009 to honor the top players and coaches in the team's history.

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13. Since 2007, the Los Angeles Chargers have worn the alternate powder blue jerseys twice per season.

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14. From 2002 to 2006, the Los Angeles Chargers used the early-1960s powder blue uniforms as alternate jerseys, which many football fans clamored for the team to bring back full-time.

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

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16. In 2001, the Los Angeles 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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17. From the late 1980s to 2000, the Los Angeles Chargers wore white at home during some preseason games and dark for regular season games.

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18. On October 27, 2003, the Los Angeles 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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19. The Los Angeles Chargers went with all-white combinations in 1997 and 2001, only to have the blue pants make a comeback.

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

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21. The Los Angeles Chargers announced they had hired Anthony Lynn to be their next head coach.

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22. The Los Angeles Chargers had continued preliminary work on a ballot initiative for public approval on a new facility.

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23. The Los Angeles 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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24. The Los Angeles 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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25. The Los Angeles 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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26. Los Angeles Chargers made offseason changes including a new General Manager, Tom Telesco, and head coach, Mike McCoy, the former offensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos.

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27. The Los Angeles Chargers rebounded on the road against their division rival Oakland Raiders.

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28. The Los Angeles Chargers agreed to a trade on draft day with the New York Giants.

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29. Los Angeles Chargers coveted Eli Manning and wanted to select him with their first round pick, which was the first overall pick of the draft.

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

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31. The Los Angeles 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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32. From 1996 to 2003, the Los Angeles Chargers had eight straight seasons where they were.

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33. Los Angeles Chargers struggled in pass protection, resulting in Humphries suffering several concussions and his retirement from the game.

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34. The Los Angeles 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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35. The Los Angeles Chargers selected Kevin Gilbride to become their new head coach.

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

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37. Additionally, the Los Angeles Chargers acquired quarterback Stan Humphries in a trade with the Washington Redskins.

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38. The Los Angeles 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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39. The Los Angeles 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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40. The Los Angeles 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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41. Los Angeles Chargers were established with seven other American Football League teams in 1959.

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

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43. The Los Angeles 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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44. Los Angeles Chargers are a professional American football team based in the Greater Los Angeles Area.

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