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A shared Chargers-Raiders stadium could mean one team would leave the AFC West

The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are rivals on the field, but they one day could share the same stadium.
The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are rivals on the field, but they one day could share the same stadium. The Associated Press

A new stadium in Los Angeles (well, Carson, Calif.) could radically change the AFC West.

The Los Angeles Times reported that the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are investigating the possibility of sharing a stadium in Carson. The cost? A mere $1.7 billion.

Pro Football Talk said it’s likely that if the plan become reality, either the Chargers or Raiders would have to leave the division.

That probably would involve a swap of teams in the West divisions in the AFC and NFC.

It’s all conjecture at this point, but if that did happen, which team you want to move? And which NFC West team would you like to see in the Chiefs’ division?

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Naturally, this was a topic of conversation Friday. Here is a sampling of what people thought on the matter:

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