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Old 04-21-2017, 11:46 PM
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How many national televised home games did the Chargers get?
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Old 04-21-2017, 11:49 PM
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Rivers is 6-5 at Den, 5-1 in '04 to 2011. Obviously we haven't been as good lately. I won't argue about losing close games. McCoy's Chargers were amazing at playing everyone close and losing. Probably why he's gone. Kinda nice to see him running the Den offense vs LAC.
We were not, are not and will not be 5-11 level talent. I'll go with 12 -4. :Cheers:
I agree maybe not 5-11 talent, but not 12-4 talent either.

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How many national televised home games did the Chargers get?
One less than in 2016 at home.

Two more than 2016 overall.
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Old 04-22-2017, 01:04 AM
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One less than in 2016 at home.

Two more than 2016 overall.
Just looked at their schedule, and it looks like they have 0.
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Old 04-22-2017, 04:40 AM
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Kind of bummed. I go to one away game each year; trying to hit all 32 teams (got like 20 in). Was really hoping for the Dallas game but no way wifey going to let that happen on Turkey Day. I know I am selfish, I should be happy they are playing on T-Day! Looks like it's JAX this year and that will complete all my Floridian games (Did Miami and Tampa already).
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That can change in a heart beat. As soon as people find out how much of a blast having games there are, ( and if the Chargers do well), they will change games to show. Its about the money.
Bolded is the key. The novelty of the game day experience at the stub will wear off by season 2, imo.

The Chargers have to do well to draw fans, imo. Drawing fans is secondary to money making anyway. Spanos will make money whether the Chargers win or lose.
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That's what last place will get you.
Nailed it.
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Maybe because Oakland and KC were 12-4 last year, and Denver 9-7, while the Chargers were 5-11? Good teams get rewarded with more primetime games, fans don't want to see bad teams in those games.
Makes sense to me. Seems obvious.
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Financially, maybe he didn't.

In every other meaningful way, he made a monumental mistake. Since his top priority appears to be money, he probably won't actually "regret" it.

Worst case for him is selling the team in a few years and banking his $3 billion or so.
Yes. If we are being completely objective you are right on. imo.
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I agree maybe not 5-11 talent, but not 12-4 talent either.

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LOL! Way to bargain!

Actually, I believe in our talent. We are significantly better than avg at all O skill positions, DL, LBs and CBs. Saying we're not a 12-4 team depends on the OL failing, key injuries or coaching failure.
Yeah, I know. That was what we've seen in the recent past. Thing is, this ain't then.
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