September weekend series now a headache for Padres
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers might push their baseball neighbors, the Padres, right off the diamond on the second weekend in September.
The NFL released its 2001 schedule on Thursday and the Chargers are set to open at home against the Washington Redskins at 1:15 p.m. on Sept. 9. It'll be a grudge match between new Chargers offensive coordinator Norv Turner and the man who fired him as Redskins coach last year, Washington owner Daniel Snyder.
One big conflict, though ...
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