Chargers’ Stadium Accidentally Fires Victorious Cannons After Another Blown Clutch Field Goal

Bryan Brandom
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Top to bottom, the Los Angeles Chargers are embarrassing.

At the top, we have Dean Spanos, one of the most despised owners in sports.

At the bottom, we have security guards who whack off to cheerleader performances on the field and a wildly indecisive branding team.

Crap, they don’t even seem sure about what city they play in now.

And that’s without mentioning the product on the field.

In Week 1, the Chargers fell to the Denver Broncos 24-21 when rookie kicker Younghoe Koo had a game-tying 44-yard field goal blocked with five seconds left.

Something similar happened on Sunday, against what’s probably an inferior team to Denver, the Miami Dolphins.

With the game hinging on another 44-yarder, Koo pushed his kick wide right as Miami held on for a 19-17 victory.

If all this late-game Chargers futility feels familiar, that’s because it should.

To add to the embarrassment, the StubHub Center then fired off the victorious cannons that are meant to only blast on a made field goal.

One can understand the stadium operator’s confusion, however, as the contest felt like a Dolphins home game half the time.

After the tough defeat, head coach Anthony Lynn was asked if he’d bring in competition for the Chargers’ kicking gig.

“Well, we’re always looking to improve in that area,” Lynn said. “Always.”

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