Posted December 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
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It's decision time for Dean Spanos, the president of the San Diego Chargers. Norv Turner already is a step ahead of Spanos. The coach thinks he's going to be fired Monday morning. Turner watched his San Diego Chargers beat the rival Oakland Raiders 24-21 on a wet, gloomy Sunday that seemed to sum up the state of the franchise. The Chargers (7-9) will miss the playoffs for the third straight season. The only thing left is a final team meeting Monday morning. ''Obviously, we're going to meet with the team and I'm sure they'll start looking for a new coach,'' said Turner, who has one year left on his contract, at $3 million. Spanos said he'd have something to say on Monday. ''I haven't talked to anybody,'' Spanos said as he left Qualcomm Stadium with his two sons. General manager A.J. Smith also is expected to be fired Monday. Smith could be replaced by Jimmy Raye, the director of pro personnel. It's expected that John Spanos, the team's director of college scouting, also would ...
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