Three consecutive video games at house is a rarity within the NFL — and, as Philip Rivers sees it, a September alternative for the Los Angeles Chargers.
“You take a look at, hey, that’s an opportunity to set the tone, not just for the season however to set the tone for our new place,” Rivers stated Friday to former Bolts teammate Nick Hardwick and Judson Richards of 1360 AM, of the consecutive Sunday video games in higher L.A.
Following the Week 2 house opener Sept. 17 towards the Miami Dolphins, the Chargers will keep house in Weeks three and four to face the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles, respectively.
House for the Chargers is a Carson soccer stadium that seats about 30,000. That they had performed since 1967 in what was first generally known as San Diego Stadium in Mission Valley.
December 2010 was the earlier time the Chargers performed three in a row at house. They went 2-1, defeating the Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers after dropping to the Oakland Raiders.
Disclaiming his feedback concerning the schedule, Rivers made frequent point out of the group’s four-12 and 5-eleven data the previous two seasons, respectively, in impact saying that the Bolts don’t have a lot standing to complain.
“It’s all robust,” he stated of the schedule, however particularly imposing, he acknowledged, is an October stretch of consecutive street video games towards the New York Giants and Oakland, adopted by a house recreation towards the Denver Broncos and match in New England towards the Patriots. “A heck of a month,” he stated.
Calling upon his present for diplomacy when commenting on Joey Bosa’s absence from voluntary workouts, Rivers said that attendance of all players would be “ideal” toward “building camaraderie” but that Bosa “is gonna be in as good of shape as any guy in the building,” is “gonna be ready,” and is “gonna take care of business.”