Could The LA Chargers Become Europe's NFL Franchise?

Chargers open as slight favorites over Raiders in Week 10

Chargers open as slight favorites over Raiders in Week 10

"We're playing in Los Angeles", Spanos said, per Eric Williams.

Jacobs ranks fifth in rushing yards per game with 92.5 and is tied for fifth among starting running backs in yards per carry (4.9) and rushing touchdowns (6).

The Chargers made the short move up the coast from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2017, but they aren't planning on a massive relocation out of the country.

The Chargers followed up Spanos' quote with a clip from The Wolf of Wall Street just to emphasize that the Chargers were staying in Los Angeles. Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, which opened in London this year, was created to accommodate National Football League games and was mentioned by The Athletic as a likely venue for the Chargers, if they were to move.

That said, Chargers owner Dean Spanos was foul-mouthed and clear-voiced while speaking to ESPN in denying the mooted move yesterday.

The Chargers have swept the past two season series against the Raiders (4-0 ATS) with both decided by double digits in 2018. The Raiders absolutely dominated the first quarter but would lead only 3-0 and it would cost them.

Los Angeles was a home dog Sunday against the Green Bay Packers but won 26-11 in the team's first game since Coach Anthony Lynn fired offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt. The Jaguars play in the unsexy market of Jacksonville and they've been playing a game in the United Kingdom annually since 2013.

An NFL London franchise is a prospect that the league has been mulling over for a number of years, with the 286,000 fans who attended this year's (four-game) London series potentially inching the idea closer to reality. This could come down to the final possession, and with the Raiders playing at home, I give them the advantage in this one.

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