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Dear NFL, I am L.A.'s lost generation

There is a whole generation of Angelenos with no memory of an L.A. NFL team

Updated: February 5, 2011, 3:58 PM ET
By Pedro Moura | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

I have never been to an NFL game in Los Angeles.

I am 20 years old and I can't remember the Los Angeles Rams or Los Angeles Raiders. I'm a rabid football fan, but I have never come close to a Super Bowl or even bought an NFL jersey.

I am the lost generation.

I know -- it sounds more than a bit melodramatic, sort of like a sad sports soap opera that nobody wants to watch. But hear me out. It's important.

The Rams and Raiders left the L.A. area almost together ...

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