Jilted fans from San Diego and St. Louis have taken to social media in recent days to congratulate Los Angeles on its accumulation of yet another losing NFL team.
Sour grapes, truth, or both?
The Chargers were 5-11 this season and 4-12 last, so there is more than a hint of truth. But the depiction might not stick for long.
Owner Dean Spanos’ team has a solid roster — some people say it’s playoff-caliber — and has for several seasons. It’s a group that just hasn’t enjoyed a break, except for the injury kind.
Just this season, the Chargers lost top receiver Stevie Johnson to a knee injury before the first game. Then, in the opener, Keenan Allen, a...