Dwight Lowery

Chargers determined to rise above Broncos' 'Mile High' advantage

Chargers determined to rise above Broncos' 'Mile High' advantage

Earlier this week, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn joked about doing some redecorating before his first game as the team’s head coach Monday night in Denver.

Maybe with a brush and bucket, maybe with paper and duct tape, Lynn wanted to cover all of the signs noting the elevation of the Broncos’ home field — a reminder of exactly where they are and a warning for how they’re about to feel.

Above the visiting locker room, the one where the Chargers will begin their season, a sign reading “Welcome to the MILE HIGH CITY” will drive home the point. Underneath it are the numbers for even more of an effect: 5,280.

“I think it’s more psychological, to be honest,” Lynn, a former...

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