Roger Goodell: Only one L.A. stadium proposal will become reality

Thursday April 30th, 2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said only one of two existing Southern California NFL stadium proposals will become a reality, according to CBS.

Tony Manolatos, a spokesman for the Citizens Stadium Advisory Group termed Goodell's comments as "good news for Chargers" fans.

"If there's only going to be one stadium in L.A., we've got a better chance of keeping the Chargers right where they belong here in San Diego," Manolatos told San Diego's CBS8 News.

Under a $1.86 billion proposal by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke, the Rams would relocate to Southern California and share a stadium in Inglewood, Calif., with the Chargers. 

A second, $1.7 billion proposal approved by the Carson, Calif., city council would mandate the building of a stadium to be shared between the Chargers and the Oakland Raiders. 

There has not been an NFL team in Los Angeles since both the Rams and Raiders left the city after the 1994 season. While the two organizations were in Los Angeles, they shared the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. 

Currently, there's no word on which group might have a leg up in the race for Los Angeles' new NFL stadium. 

Jack Jorgensen


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