The Los Angeles Chargers compete in the AFC West division of the NFL. Founded in 1959, the Chargers spent their first season in Los Angeles before moving to San Diego in 1961, the franchise returned to LA for the 2017 season. Legendary figures of the Chargers include Junior Seau, LaDainian Tomlinson, Antonio Gates, and Lance Alworth.
The Chargers have made 19 playoff appearances in franchise history, winning 15 division championships, one conference championship, and one league championship. The Chargers have made it to one Super Bowl, losing to the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XXIX. The Chargers’ temporary home field is Dignity Health Sports Park (the Chargers will move to the SoFi stadium - which they will share with the LA Rams - in 2020). The franchise is owned by Dean Spanos, and the current general manager is Tom Telesco. The head coach is Anthony Lynn.