SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - San Diegans are gearing up for football season.

Thousands gathered at Qualcomm stadium Saturday, to catch a glimpse of the Super Chargers.

The team practiced for nearly two hours, before taking a break to sign autographs. Head coach Norv Turner calls the annual event a dress rehearsal for the team's first pre-season game.

News 8's Doug Kolk files this video report from the "Q" with die-hard Charger fans.