They say “Any Given Sunday” for a reason as the NFL is one of the hardest to predict sports, and yet every year, millions bet on who they think will win the Super Bowl prior to the season.
After reading this, you may want to put your money on the Chargers.
Reddit user /u/SleepingJiant figured out that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished their 2019 campaign at 7-9, then drafted an offensive tackle with the 13th overall pick, and a DB named after his former All-Pro father in the second round, then proceeded to win the Super Bowl in their home stadium the next season.
The LA Chargers fished last season 7-9, then drafted an offensive tackle (Rashawn Slater) with the 13th overall pick, and a DB named after his former All-Pro father (Asante Samuel Jr.) in the second round. The location of Super Bowl 56? SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.
Now this could have theoretically happened with another team, but with Justin Herbert having a rookie season for the ages and pieces being put around him to make him even more successful, the Super Bowl is by no means out of the question for the Chargers.