The commissioner said Spanos and the Chargers had "worked tirelessly" to find a solution with city officials.
However, Faulconer and other leaders from the city and county said the team was not willing to work with the city.
“At the end of the day, the Chargers wanted a lot more taxpayer money than we could ever agree to,” he said.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer wants San Diegans to remember that we will always have the memories of so many great players even if the Chargers organization has decided to leave the city. (Published Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017)
"The ownership of this team’s handshake and their word has meant nothing through this entire process,” City Councilmember Scott Sherman said. “We diligently put effort after effort through this entire process only to be told that’s not going to work, ‘It’s our way or the highway.’”
County Supervisor Ron Roberts used words like “spiteful, “one-sided” and “strong arm” to describe the negotiations.
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