Two alumni of San Diego high schools, Terrell Davis and John Lynch, are also among the finalists.
They have until the fall to present a proposal that can go to voters.
20 years ago, the Chargers made their only Super Bowl appearance, and Bill Griffith was there.
It’s been 20 years since the Chargers made their only appearance on the biggest stage. Ben Higgins goes down memory lane.
Rumors about the plan started on a St. Louis radio show Friday.
Did 'deflate-gate' involve a late-season game between the Patriots and the Chargers?