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Chargers will open the season with a Monday night game in Denver

Chargers will open the season with a Monday night game in Denver

The Chargers’ “Fight for L.A.” — the slogan they’ve used as the rallying cry in their move from San Diego to Los Angeles this offseason — will get about as good a start as the team could’ve hoped.

With immense pressure to win right away as they enter a new market, the Chargers’ 2017 schedule begins with the team’s claiming the national and local spotlight.

A Monday night opener and then three straight games at the StubHub Center in Carson give the team a shot to get off to a hot start and grab the attention it desperately needs.

“It’s a heck of a schedule,” Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers said in a statement. “Like we have so many times, we get to open up in...

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