Coliseum Commission to consider temporarily housing two NFL teams
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission will consider amending its lease with USC during Thursday’s meeting to allow two NFL teams to temporarily use the stadium.
The announcement from L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the commission’s president, is the latest sign that a second NFL team could soon join the Rams in L.A.
USC’s current lease to operate the Coliseum allows only one NFL team to use the facility.
While the Coliseum Commission will start evaluating a lease amendment Thursday, the group wouldn’t vote on it until a future meeting, according to a spokesman for Ridley-Thomas.
The Rams, who plan to build a multi-billion dollar stadium in Inglewood, and the Chargers are negotiating to share the facility.
If they reach an agreement, both teams will need temporary homes until the Inglewood stadium’s projected completion in time for the 2019 season.
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