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Disney CEO Agrees To Lead LA Stadium Project For Raiders And Chargers


The combination noise your hearing right now, are the moving trucks heading to San Diego and Oakland, to prepare the Raiders and Chargers for a move to L.A.

The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have reached an agreement for Bob Iger, the famous Disney chairman and CEO, to become chairman of their bid to build a stadium in Carson, Calif. according to CBS Sports.

t’s a potentially game-changing move that could propel those teams to the Los Angeles market by next season. The teams are expected to announce the move shortly, with those clubs assembled in New York for a significant meeting with NFL officials later Wednesday.

Iger, who will remain as Disney’s chairman and CEO, will become the non-executive chairman of Carson Holdings, LLC and oversee all major initiatives with the venture, including stadium design, naming rights and fan experience, and will be responsible for guiding construction and operation of the facility. The deal is contingent on the NFL owners approving the Carson stadium plan for construction.

Iger has a world-renowned reputation in the entertainment realm, he is an expert on the LA market and he brings extensive Disney acumen to this project, which is competing with Rams owner Stan Kroenke’s plan for Inglewood, Calif., in the race to relocate to Southern California.

The agreement comes ahead of Wednesday’s league meeting, when representatives from the Raiders, Chargers and Rams will present before the league’s Committee on Los Angeles Opportunities at NFL offices in New York.

They will vote on the matter in January.

The move could force the St. Louis Rams to remain where they are, consider a move to London, or continue to push for a move to L.A.