Chargers game questionable due to California wildfires
Due to the wildfires raging in
California the Sand Diego Chargers game against the Houston
Texans has become questionable.
The San Diego Chargers were scheduled to play the Houston Texans
at the Qualcomm Stadium on Sunday, but due to the wildfires
raging in California, there is a chance that the game will be
postponed. Currently the Qualcomm Stadium is being used as a
refugee center for victims of the fires and will not be
available to the team. NFL is currently discussing how to
approach the dilemma with a few choices in front of the league -
the Chargers could play the game in Los Angeles, in Arizona, at
Texas Stadium in Dallas or Reliant Stadium, home turf of the
Tomorrow the team is flying to Arizona to
practice at the Arizona Cardinals' suburban headquarters. Many
players also had to be evacuated as their homes were on the path
of the deadly firers raging for days now. This is not the first
time the Chargers had to move a game due to wildfires, the same
thing happened four years ago, that game was played in Tempe,
Meanwhile Mountain West Conference
commissioner Craig Thompson has cancelled the college football
game between the BYU Cougars and the San Diego State Aztecs.
That game was initially scheduled for Saturday at the Qualcomm
Stadium. The game has been re-scheduled for December 1st.
"There is a far greater priority than sporting events in the San
Diego area at this time," said commissioner Thompson.