Blackout lifted for Chargers-Texans game
The San Diego Chargers have sold enough tickets to lift the local blackout for Monday night’s season opener against the Houston Texans at Qualcomm Stadium. The game kicks off at 7:20 p.m. and will be televised nationally by ESPN and also seen in San Diego on KUSI-TV, Channel 9. Chris Berman and Trent Dilfer will call the action for ESPN.
Fans can listen to the radio broadcast on Rock 105.3 and XTRA Sports 1360 in San Diego, and KLAC 570 AM in Los Angeles and Orange County. Josh Lewin and Hank Bauer calling the game and Mike Costa reporting from the field. All Chargers games are also broadcast in Spanish on XHFG 107.3 FM in San Diego and KWKW 1330 AM in Los Angeles with Jorge Villanueva calling the play-by-play and Dante Lazcano offering game analysis.
There are still a limited number of tickets available, including some individual Club seats, which are some of the best seats in the stadium. To purchase tickets, fans can go online at chargers.com, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or visit the Chargers Ticket Office at Gate C at Qualcomm Stadium. The ticket office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10-4 p.m.
Key reminders for fans attending the game:
- Per the NFL’s enhanced safety policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the stadium, fans will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container at stadium plaza areas, stadium gates, or when approaching lines of fans awaiting entry into the stadium:
- Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12.” (Official NFL team logo clear plastic tote bags are available through club merchandise outlets or at shop.chargers.com), or
- One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
- Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the stadium along with one of the clear bag options.
- An exception will be made for medically-necessary items after proper inspection.
- Fans planning to attend the game are encouraged to arrive early and carpool or use public transportation, including the Trolley.
- Fans should allow plenty of time to get into the stadium as long lines are likely due to enhanced screening procedures at the gates.