Found December 05, 2011 on This Given Sunday:
Tonight the 3-8 Jacksonville Jaguars will host the 4-7 San Diego Chargers. To say the least, this is a matchup that was supposed to have post-season implications, but that just hasn't panned out. When the NFL scheduled these two teams, they were likely hopeful both teams would have 7 wins, not a combined 7 wins. Even so, there's still reasons to watch this game. 1) Norv Turner's butt is hotter than the inside of a Taco John's spicy taco.If watching a guy fight for his job isn't compelling TV, I don't know what is. Even with a win, the Chargers' head coach is likely to be dismissed following the end of the season. Should the Chargers lose to Jacksonville tonight, the end could come much sooner. 2) A new era may be beginning in Jacksonville with Mel Tucker.As one team likely writes the final few chapters of its history with its current coach, the Jaguars may be writing the introduction to their history with Mel Tucker as their head coach. He has a 5 gam...

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