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San Diego - Chargers, 2017 Challenge


Last updated 2/27/2016 at 8:58am

Following the release of the statement from Dean Spanos Fri. Jan. 29 confirming the Chargers will remain in San Diego for 2016.

The team have confirmed that they have until 2017 to move to a new stadium and are working with the city to acquire public funding for a new stadium at a cost of 1.1 to 1.3 billion dollars.

Statement from Dean Spanos:-

Dear Chargers Fans,

Today I decided our team will stay in San Diego for the 2016 season and I hope for the long term in a new stadium.

I have met with Mayor Faulconer and Supervisor 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.

I am committed to looking at this with a fresh perspective and new sense of possibility.

With deep appreciation for your years of support,

Dean A. Spanos


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