The Bolts got a second 24-hour extension and had until 1:05 p.m. on Saturday to sell the remaining 1,350 tickets. Under the NFL rule, a game must be sold out 72 hours in advance before it may be aired in a team's local TV market.
This weekend’s game is the 45th consecutive regular season or postseason Chargers home game to be televised live in Southern California, the longest streak in team history. The last regular-season home game blacked out in the local market was on Nov. 7, 2004 versus the New Orleans Saints, according to a statement released by the team.
The Chargers’ next home game is Sunday, Dec. 20 versus the Cincinnati Bengals.