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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 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.

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.

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 ...

Money the issue with keeping Raiders in Oakland While Oakland and Alameda County leaders say they are open to improving infrastructure at the Coliseum site, they are adamant that they will not subsidize a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders.

Tom Flores
 Thomas Flores

Born: 21-Mar-1937
Birthplace: Fresno, CA

Gender: Male
Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Raiders QB, Seahawks coach

Oakland Raiders quarterback in the 1960's, the first Hispanic quarterback in professional football. After retiring from playing he became coach for the Raiders and later the Seattle Seahawks.

After graduating from the University of the Pacific in 1958, it took two years for Flores to make a professional football team. He was cut by the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League in 1958 and by the NFL's Washington Redskins in 1959.

Then the AFL was established in 1960 and Flores caught on with the Oakland Raiders. He became the team's starting quarterback early in the season and led the league by completing 54.0 percent of his passes, throwing for 1,738 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Flores had his most productive season in 1966. Although he completed only 49.3 percent of his attempts, he passed for 2,638 yards and 24 touchdowns in 14 games.

Oakland traded him to the Buffalo Bills in 1967. A backup with Buffalo, Flores was released early in the 1969 season and was picked up the Kansas City Chiefs. He spent the 1970 season on Kansas City's taxi squad, then retired as a player.

After serving as an assistant coach with Buffalo and Oakland, Flores took over as head coach of the Raiders in 1979. The franchise moved to Los Angeles in 1982. In nine seasons, he directed the Raiders to three first-place division finishes and Super Bowl victories after the 1980 and 1983 seasons.

In 1988, Flores moved into the team's front office but, after a year, he left to become president and general manager of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks. He named himself head coach in 1992. He was fired from both positions after the 1994 season.

As a player, Flores completed 838 of 1,715 passes for 11,959 yards and 92 touchdowns. He also rushed for 5 touchdowns. As a coach, he had an 97-87-0 record.


 

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