Chargers gear up for preseason game against Cardinals

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Chargers are gearing up Friday for their first home game of the 2016 preseason.

Their game against the Arizona Cardinals kicks off at 6 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium. Fans of both teams were allowed to tailgate starting at 4 p.m.

SCOREBOARD: San Diego Chargers vs. Arizona Cardinals

Fans are encouraged to ride the San Diego MTS to avoid traffic congestion in the Mission Valley area. The Green Line provides extra service to Qualcomm Stadium on game days – starting three hours before kickoff.  Trolley tickets are available on MTS's mobile ticketing system.

Fans are reminded of the NFL bag policy, meaning no backpacks, purses or coolers are allowed inside.

FOX 5 will report on the outcome of the game and show highlights during FOX 5 Sports Final at 10:45.