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Chargers, Raiders add heavy hitter Carmen Policy to Carson stadium bid
Chargers, Raiders add heavy hitter Carmen Policy to Carson stadium bid

In a move that adds muscle to their joint pursuit of a football stadium in Carson, the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have hired a heavyweight in the world of NFL politics. The teams have enlisted the services of Carmen Policy, former president of the San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns, and he will spearhead the push for the proposed $1.7-billion venue. "I understand the league," said Policy, 71, whose last formal involvement with the NFL ended in 2004 when he sold his minority ownership stake in the Browns. "Even though I've been gone for awhile, the dynamic within the room is basically the same, although many of the faces have changed." ...

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