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Los Angeles hosting simultaneous NFL games three times

April 20, 2017 05:04PM
Los Angeles hosting simultaneous NFL games three times

Posted by Curtis Crabtree

[profootballtalk.nbcsports.com]

Three times this year the Los Angeles metropolitan area will host two separate NFL games at the same time.

On September 17, the Los Angeles Rams will host the Washington Redskins at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum in a 1:25 p.m. PT kickoff while the Chargers are hosting the Miami Dolphins in a 1:05 p.m. PT kickoff at the StubHub Center.

On December 10, the Rams host the Philadelphia Eagles in a 1:25 p.m. PT kickoff while the Chargers play at 1:05 against the Redskins. Both teams finish the regular season at home in Week 17 on December 31 as well. The Rams host the San Francisco 49ers with the Chargers playing the Oakland Raiders. Both games kickoff at 1:25 p.m.

It’s a unique situation for the NFL to manage until the opening of the new stadium in Inglewood in 2019. The Coliseum and StubHub Center are 12 miles apart. The distance between the two stadiums should help alleviate some traffic overlap issues with the games.

While the Jets and Giants share the New York market, they play in the same stadium. The only time the Jets and Giants can play simultaneously in New York is when they are playing each other once every four years (preseason excluded). The Los Angeles reality of the next two season creates these unique scenarios where the Rams and Chargers are home the same weekend.

Outside of those three weeks when the teams play at the same time, the Rams and Chargers aren’t playing in Los Angeles the same week the rest of the year.
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  HOME vs Indy week 1 (Heres entire sch)

RFIP643April 20, 2017 03:07PM

  LINK

RFIP111April 20, 2017 03:11PM

  Darn, I was off by one week...

max86April 20, 2017 03:14PM

  Can they get to 2-1 after first three?

RFIP78April 20, 2017 03:19PM

  A season like 1969 would be awesome, no?

NewMexicoRam50April 20, 2017 05:04PM

  A season like 1999 would be better.. :) nm

RFIP36April 21, 2017 12:58AM

  4 of first 5 in California

stlramz88April 20, 2017 03:17PM

  Re: 4 of first 5 in California

RFIP61April 20, 2017 03:20PM

  A lot of travel around that bye week

NewMexicoRam64April 20, 2017 04:18PM

  Re: A lot of travel around that bye week

AlbaNY_Ram126April 20, 2017 04:40PM

  You're from the NFL scheduling office, right?

NewMexicoRam48April 20, 2017 05:07PM

  Re: A lot of travel around that bye week

leafnose35April 20, 2017 07:02PM

  damn, Titans 12/24....

LMU93100April 20, 2017 03:38PM

  Yeah, I was thinking the same thing

9er8er79April 20, 2017 03:51PM

  Early home games, winnable matchups on Los Angeles Rams schedule

RamBill76April 20, 2017 04:50PM

  Rams 2017 Schedule Released

RamBill54April 20, 2017 04:58PM

  Los Angeles hosting simultaneous NFL games three times

RamBill77April 20, 2017 05:04PM

  Re: Rams 2017 Schedule Released

CraigMatson38April 21, 2017 04:09AM

  zero complaints

LMU9398April 20, 2017 05:27PM

  Re: zero complaints

Rampage2K-69April 20, 2017 06:16PM

  I have a complaint

9er8er81April 20, 2017 06:40PM

  None of us know

GreatRamNTheSky63April 21, 2017 01:25AM

  Don't kid yourself

RFIP68April 21, 2017 01:41AM

  UNLESS....

Ramgator43April 21, 2017 08:06AM

  Re: Don't kid yourself

Rams4345April 21, 2017 08:19AM

  Name 1

RFIP34April 21, 2017 10:03AM

  Re: Name 1

Rams4337April 21, 2017 10:56AM

  Re: Don't kid yourself

Rampage2K-37April 21, 2017 08:33AM

  Re: None of us know

waterfield40April 21, 2017 10:15AM

  when I woke up this morning I heard a disturbing sound...

JamesJM36April 21, 2017 10:56AM

  There is a lot that can be known

9er8er25April 22, 2017 12:57PM

  Re: zero complaints......one cold weather game

Rampage2K-40April 21, 2017 08:28AM

  Re: zero complaints......one cold weather game

LMU9337April 21, 2017 08:43AM