Due to concerns over Hurricane Irma, the Dolphins scheduled season opener against Tampa Bay was postponed. Players and coaches appear, for the most part, to have avoided major property damage. Yes, there have been some roster changes since then, but not enough for Los Angeles to finally overcome their woes against the Dolphins. Sunday's game takes place from the StubHub Center in Carson, California and will air live on CBS. In other words, conclusions about the potential of the Los Angeles Chargers have already been predicted and accepted, leaving the bigger question to be whether playing at the StubHub Center will be a benefit for the Chargers franchise, or a well-deserved effect for moving to Los Angeles. He acknowledged it's been unusual watching what's going on back home.
We have our own big three, Miami's new big three, well sort of.
Starting 0-2 would be disastrous for this Chargers team, especially with a tough Kansas City Chiefs team on the schedule next. We'll continue to update you throughout the afternoon. The Chargers have an offense capable of putting up big numbers.
Players arrived as early as Sunday and some came in as late as Tuesday night. Cross-country rivals are meeting for fifth consecutive season and eighth time in 10 years.
They along with the Los Angeles Rams were instrumental in helping the Dolphins get set up in Oxnard.
"It's just back to business as normal", Dolphins defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh said in a conference call with reporters. "The more reps I get, the more comfortable I am". It was their first since September 5.
"He's ready", Burke said Thursday. "They've been itching. They had a good couple days last week of practice. I think the Chargers' defense stands tall against Jay Cutler, allowing the Bolts to cruise to a comfortable win, 28-14".
Any homefield advantage the Los Angeles Chargers hope to have is lost if they do not pack the stadium for every game.
Considering none of the starters played in the final preseason game and eight regulars were held out of the third preseason game, some players will be getting their first game action in a month against the Bears.