That's when the league's owners are expected to decide which teams, if any, will be given permission to move. The vote could come as early as December, although the situation remains fluid.
In a special one-day meeting taking place at a hotel near O'Hare Airport, owners of the league's 32 teams heard presentations of competing L.A.-area projects.
"There is not a possibility that's being taken off the table," NFL Commissioner
"We're just looking for the right solution."
The Chargers and Raiders, represented by former NFL team executive Carmen Policy, made a Carson presentation that lasted 30 minutes in the closed-door meeting, plus five minutes of questions and answers. Owners asked three questions about that proposal, although Policy didn't disclose what was asked.
"We were able to cover everything we thought was important, and I honestly couldn't have asked for a more attentive audience," Policy said.
The Rams went longer, almost an hour, and talked about a "Los Angeles Entertainment Center" on the nearly 300-acre Inglewood site. In addition to sporting events, they talked about the potential to host the Grammys, Golden Globes and Academy Awards.
In an encouraging note for the city of San Diego, NFL Executive Vice President Eric Grubman, who is overseeing the process, said that city has made "a significant amount of progress" but noted there are still many open questions about the bid for a new stadium there.