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Chargers Resort to Groupon Deal in Effort to Lift Blackout for Sunday

Hoping to avoid fourth TV blackout of the season, the Bolts are offering a $68 discount deal.

If it works for the local bowling alley and hair salon, why not the San Diego Chargers?

In an effort to increase ticket sales—and avoid a fourth TV blackout of the season—the 5-8 NFL team is offering a deal on daily discount site Groupon.

The deal—which includes one endzone-level seat and a $20 food and drink voucher for $68—is being sold for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers.

This is the first time the team has partnered with the discount site, according to a U-T San Diego report.

The team announced on Monday that it would in order to lift the blackout.

The deal can be purchased at Groupon.com/deals/gl-at-san-diego-chargers

Robert W December 12, 2012 at 07:16 PM
A Charger is a horse you bonehead GO BOLTS BOLT PRIDE FOR LIFE !!!!
Fade67 December 12, 2012 at 08:00 PM
I thought "charger" meant "under-achiever"....
Libi Uremovic December 12, 2012 at 08:13 PM
good for them....it's certainly a smarter approach than a blackout...what's $20 buy at the stadium...hot dog and small soda..?
Doug Curlee December 12, 2012 at 09:43 PM
i got a life-size picture of them selling 13 thousand seats.. or wnywhere NEAR that number.. by tomorrow at 1:05 p.m... especially end-zone seats.. good luck with that.. doug
all-c-ing-eye December 12, 2012 at 09:48 PM
I thought there is a contractual agreement between all the NFL teams that they may never cheapen the value or price of a ticket no matter what, it would be a violation. The best way to do it is to make parking free or lower the ludicrous price they charge to park.
Ken Stone December 13, 2012 at 05:59 AM
I've removed the credit card name reference. Urban legend, I've learned.
Jennifer Osborn December 13, 2012 at 07:07 PM
I don't think they determine the price for parking - isn't that Ace's decision? I think they pay Ace a set fee (maybe a percentage?) to manage parking and Ace makes the pricing decisions.

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