Chargers fans are using this potential final season to send a loud message to team management.
They’re grabbing up single-game tickets in record numbers, according to U-T San Diego. Only scattered tickets remain for three home games, with a fourth approaching that near-sellout mark.
It’s no coincidence that two of those three are nationally-televised bouts. And the Steelers game on Oct. 12 will be the first game back for suspended tight end Antonio Gates.
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Nevertheless, Chargers officials said such tickets were moving 13 percent ahead of last year’s pace. The message from fans is clear — San Diego is a viable NFL market with rabid fans, and they’ll do anything to prove their team should stay.