Since the Chargers announced their plans to move to Los Angeles, one of the most pressing storylines has been about the “Fight For LA.” We watched the Rams and Chargers scuffle during a joint practice, a dust-up that led local newscasts.
With the star power of future Hall of Famers Philip Rivers and Antonio Gates, the Chargers certainly garner their share of headlines and expectations of on-field fireworks. The Rams changed out the coaching staff and look to build a winner around Jared Goff.
But, it’s the team outside of the market that continues to lay claim to the city’s love. That’s right. Look at the apparel and points of sale. You can head to “The Raider Image” at Universal CityWalk and find almost anything imaginable with a Raiders logo. Car flags line the bumper-to-bumper traffic on the highways, and Marshawn Lynch jerseys are popping up all over the city.
To that end, the Raiders owner chimed in with his thoughts about Los Angeles and the entities vying for attention. He’d argue that The Fight For LA is already over. Check out this piece from Vinny Bonsignore.