One of the players’ favorite annual training camp events is less than 24 hours away as FanFest is set to take place Saturday at Qualcomm Stadium.
“FanFest is always great,” said
Rivers’ longtime teammate
“It’s always nice getting back in the stadium,” said the Chargers veteran center. “It’s always like a nice little welcome back party. As many people as we can get out there to make us feel special and wanted, I love it. The fan support so far this season has been great. You can feel there’s a real energy in the city and people are excited to rally around us.”
On the other side of the ball,
“It’s a great time,” he said. “I love it. I get to interact with some of the kids, some of the fans. I’m looking forward to it.”
Presented by Bud Light, FanFest allows fans to watch new Head Coach Mike McCoy and numerous Chargers including
Still, the highlight for many is the opportunity to watch the Chargers go through an intense full-pads practice. McCoy is hoping for a tremendous turnout, similar to the way fans have flocked to Chargers Park thus far during open practice dates.
“We are really looking forward to it,” he said. “We’re looking for great fan support, very similar to what we’ve had out here. Obviously we’ve got to get as many people out there as we can to really see what we’re going to do. And we’ll have a great practice for everybody to watch.”
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