Will the San Diego Chargers regret moving to L.A.? | The Tylt
San Diego Chargers fans are HEATED! Their team is officially moving to Los Angeles. Some think fans should chill out. The move isn't too far from San Diego for those die-hard fans and it will most likely push the LA Rams and the Chargers into an exciting competition to win the city. But already some consider themselves "former" Chargers fans, and it's uncertain LA football fans will embrace the team. The Chargers could end up regretting this move. What do you think? 🏈
Will the San Diego Chargers regret moving to L.A.?
San Diego fans are upset and there's a lot of backlash on the team and the team's owner. Could it be a new beginning for The Chargers? We'll find out at the start of the 2017 season.
Owner Dean Spanos is optimistic about the move—stating that Los Angeles is where the team got its start. Plus, he mentioned that the team and the entire organization is ready to put in the work.
Here's Spanos' full statement:
Not only are former San Diego fans angry, but Los Angeles might not be that welcoming.
Los Angeles Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke wrote:
Every relationship is built on honesty, so the San Diego Chargers should hear this as their moving vans are chugging up the 5 Freeway on their noble mission of greed.We. Don’t. Want. You.
Critics aren't feeling the new name.
The LA Chargers don't even sound right. Sad day for the city of San Diego.— Darren Sproles (@DarrenSproles) January 12, 2017
And former San Diego fans have thrown out their gear.
But some fans are defending the Chargers. Maybe over time, they'll stand a chance in Los Angeles.
Chargers fans need to chill, LA not a bad city bro, and its right down the street from your city. It could of been alot worse.— DBOY (@DBOYGAMEZ) January 12, 2017