With their stadium issues and close geographical ties, the Chargers have been viewed by many as a logical option for the move. According to Goodell’s memo, any team interested in moving must file a relocation application between Jan. 1 and Feb. 15, 2013, meaning we’ll soon find out how serious the Chargers are about leaving town.
The memo from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlining guidelines for any team with designs on moving to Los Angeles was distributed league-wide.
By July 15, teams can reduce the number of general tickets that need to be sold in order for a game to be locally televised, lowering the threshold by as much as 15 percent. In the past, a team was required to sell all its general admission tickets (about 56,500 in the Chargers’ case) within 72 hours before kickoff, or the game wouldn’t be televised within a 75-mile radius.
Former Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson, who recently signed as a free agent with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is selling his Scripps Ranch home, public records show.