The grass was green.
For most people setting foot on the grounds of an NFL practice field, this is a given. But for Chargers general manager Tom Telesco, it’s an important detail — one of many he and his colleagues deal with.
“Everything is brand new,” Telesco said as he sat under a tent at the Chargers’ training camp home in Costa Mesa.
They are in the process of converting an office building into a NFL training complex about two miles north up the road. They’ve packed files, office equipment, weight machines, training tables and computer servers. Piles of flattened boxes gradually got built, packed and loaded in a truck before getting unpacked and flattened...