SAN DIEGO CHARGERS FRANCHISE FACTS:
Location: San Diego, California
Stadium: Qualcomm Stadium
Conference: AFC West
Rivals: Oakland Raiders
Owners: Alex Spanos (1984)
Team Nickname: The Bolts
Notable Players: Antonio Gates, Philip Rivers, Quentin Jammer
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The San Diego Chargers play in the NFL's AFC West. The Chargers team nickname is the Bolts. They have been playing football since 1960. During that time the Chargers have won one league championship, an AFL title in 1963. Although they have won numerous AFC West Division Championships. And in 1994, the SD Chagers won an AFC Conference Championship and played in the Super Bowl. The faced the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XXIX (29), but lost 49 to 26.
Recently the Chargers have been one of the top team's in football. They are a high scoring team that is led by explosive running back quarterback, Philip Rivers, who was the Bolts 1st round pick, after a trade with the New York Giants.
The San Diego Chargers Football Schedule for home games are played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. San Diego is known for their lightning bolt on their helmets and their distinct powder blue uniforms.
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