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Raiders, Chargers plan possible shared Los Angeles-area home The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, ...

Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Moving Forward With $1.7B Stadium To Share In SoCal The Oakland Raiders Thursday night announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if both NFL teams fail to find new stadium solutions in their hometowns.

Chargers, Raiders threaten to join forces and move to Los Angeles The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns. The NFL teams teams said they have tried and failed for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland and San Diego.

Oakland Raiders propose LA-area stadium, shared with Chargers The Oakland Raiders on Thursday unveiled a proposal for a Southern California stadium to be shared with the San Diego Chargers, even as the team pledged to keep working to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland.

Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers might share a stadium The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, adding another layer of complexity to a possible NFL return to the region.

Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Planning Possible Shared Home In Southern California The statement says the teams have tried for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland and San Diego, and both may be forced to move to remain economically viable.

Bolts, Raiders reveal joint L.A. stadium plan The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders announced Thursday that they have collaborated on a proposal to build a privately financed, $1.7 billion stadium in Carson, California, that the two teams would share if they relocate to the Los Angeles market.

Chargers, Raiders threaten Los Angeles move in joint stadium plan (+video) The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns. The NFL teams teams said they have tried and failed for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland and San Diego.

Raiders, Chargers announce joint venture for possible Los Angeles-area stadium CARSON, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, adding another layer of complexity to a possible NFL return to the region.

Raiders and Chargers Present Joint Stadium Plan The Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers are thinking about moving out of their cities since they haven't gotten a new stadium. They've proposed a 1.7 billion dollar stadium in Carson which the two teams would share in the Los Angeles market. Thursday both teams announced a possible joint stadium in Carson and already city leaders and community members are waiting for them with open arms ...

James Lofton
 James David Lofton

Selected by Green Bay in 1st round (6th player overall) of 1978 NFL Draft. . .A deep-threat receiver, possessed both speed and great hands. . .recorded more than 50 receptions in a season nine times. . .First NFL player to score a touchdown in 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. . .In 16 seasons, he caught 764 passes for 14,004 yards - an NFL record at the time of his retirement. . .Named All-Pro four times, All-NFC three times, selected to play in eight Pro Bowls. . .Born July 5, 1956, at Fort Ord, California.

Hall of Fame wide receiver James Lofton was the No. 1 draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1978. He was a great athlete and an All-American wide receiver at Stanford University where he excelled not only at football, but as a track star, winning the NCAA long jump title as a senior

As a football player, Lofton was a deep-threat at wide receiver, possessing both speed and great hands. He was named the NFL’s Rookie of the Year after catching 46 passes for 818 yards and 6 touchdowns. In 16 seasons that saw him play for Green Bay, the Los Angeles Raiders, Buffalo Bills, Los Angeles Rams, and the Philadelphia Eagles, Lofton caught 764 passes for 14,004 yards and recorded six seasons of 1,000+ receiving yards.

Lofton was selected to play in eight Pro Bowls, seven while he was in Green Bay and one with Buffalo, and in 1991, at age 35, the speedy receiver became the oldest player in league history to record 1,000 receiving yards in a season. In 13 playoff games, he caught 41 passes for 759 yards and eight touchdowns. In three of those playoff games he recorded 100-yard plus performances.

Lofton’s career total of 14,004 yards receiving was an NFL best at the time of his retirement.

Career Highlights
All-Pro - 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984
All-Pro Second Team - 1980, 1982, 19833, 1985
Pro Bowls - 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1992
NFC Offensive Rookie of the Year – 1978
Named to 1980s All-Decade Team
Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame - August 3, 2003

Championship Games
1990 AFC - Buffalo Bills 51, Los Angeles Raiders 3
1991 AFC - Buffalo Bills 10, Denver Broncos 7
1992 AFC - Buffalo Bills 29, Miami Dolphins 10

Super Bowls
Super Bowl XXV - New York Giants 20, Buffalo Bills 19
Super Bowl XXVI - Washington Redskins 37, Buffalo Bills 24
Super Bowl XXVII - Dallas Cowboys 52, Buffalo Bills 17

 


 

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