You said it, Philip Rivers. Being a Chargers fan on the east coast really IS the worst ever. As this upcoming Sunday will prove.

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The Oakland A's host a playoff game Sunday. But since they share the O.co Coliseum with the Raiders...and the Raiders were also scheduled to play a home game on Sunday...the Raiders game against the Chargers was moved from 1:35 PT to 8:35 PT...which means the game doesn't START until 11:35 PM here in New York.

11:35. Assume a three hours game and it won't end until 2:35 AM Monday morning.

Monday morning is going to be miserable (or at least, more miserable than your usual Monday morning).

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The time change also caused the network to change, from CBS to NFL Network. An 11:35 PM game between the 2-2 Chargers and 1-3 Raiders, neither with much name recognition or fantasy football starters, on a network only half the country gets?

This has all the makings of the lowest-rated NFL game in modern history.

Yet I'll be up watching, because the Chargers are playing and I'm a masochist. All the fawning Philip Rivers articles this week are only going to make the inevitable depressing loss that much more depressing.

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