It appeared to be one of the first Charger victories in their self-proclaimed "Fight for LA," a real live human being from the heart of Los Angeles who had decided to become a Charger fan.
His name was Anthony Cabadas, and he had been standing for nearly three hours on a Sunset Boulevard sidewalk in West Hollywood on Tuesday, the first in line to ink up in one of the most unusual promotions in this city's sports history.
In a minute, he would walk inside the doors of the Shamrock Social Club tattoo studio and, on the inside of his left forearm, he would receive a tattoo of the Chargers' shield. It might hurt, and it might be forever, but it would be free. The...
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) hands the ball off to running back Ryan Mathews (24) during the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Qualcomm Stadium.