Jason Kelce

Home-field disadvantage for Chargers against Eagles

Home-field disadvantage for Chargers against Eagles

It was surreal. One look at the palm trees towering behind the north end of StubHub Center confirmed that the Eagles and Chargers were playing in California. But the roars and cheers from legions of green-clad fans told both teams otherwise — and reminded the Chargers that their house is not yet their home.

“We were playing in Philadelphia,” Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward said Sunday. “That’s what it felt like.”

Being scorned and booed in their own stadium didn’t feel good to the Chargers, who have bigger problems than hearing jeers but still can’t help wonder when they’ll get some love in their new city. Their 26-24 loss to the Eagles on Sunday was their third straight...

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