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Players, Officials Take to Social to React to Chargers, Raiders Stadium Proposal

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    News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on a proposal that could have them share a Southern California stadium surprised many when it broke late Thursday.

    By Friday, some players and officials had taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on the plan to build a $1.7 billion stadium in Carson, California, if the teams' efforts to construct their own new venues in their respective hometowns fall through.

    Here's a look at some of the reaction seen so far:  

    Shareece Wright, starting cornerback for the Chargers tweeted: 

    Kevin Faulconer, mayor of San Diego had a four part message to share: 

    Shawne Merriman, former Chargers linebacker said: 

    Corey Liuget, the defensive end of the Chargers said: