As fans, we naturally claim the fan base we associate with to be the best. Doesn’t matter what any information tells us, it’s always going to be the one we root for. On the opposite side of things, the same fan base we hold so dear can, at the same time, be viewed as the worst or most-hated by somebody within another fan base.
For the Chargers, it really could be any of the other three teams in our division as each of them give this fan base plenty to loathe. The Kansas City Chiefs have just been so dang good over the last five years and we’re essentially just sick of seeing that much success come from within the division. When it comes to the Denver Broncos, no matter how bad they are before playing the Chargers that year, they always come out like it’s their Super Bowl. Last year, when they were entering the week five matchup at 0-4, they played their best game of the year while the Bolts played like a junior varsity team.
Finally, the Las Vegas Raiders are just a different breed of people. They know they aren’t well-liked within NFL circles and they play into the “bad guy” persona as much as possible. There is a reason why when the Raiders would come to town, the Chargers stadium staff is forced to only sell two beers per person before completely shutting off the sale of alcohol after the first half. Describing their fan base as “crazy” often feels like an understatement. Even as someone who lives in the state of Iowa, when I see someone wearing Raiders gear, it’s always the same type of person.
So when you take a step back and go over your past experience with each fan base while also re-visiting past games against each of these teams, which ones stand out as the most-heated? Which ones drive you the craziest? Is there one team in particular that you cannot ever stand to lose to?
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Which fan base do you loathe the most?
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Kansas City Chiefs
Las Vegas Raiders
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