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It has been another disappointing season for the San Diego Chargers, but the club holds on to slim hopes to reach post season play down the stretch. Despite all the rumors of San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner being on the hot seat, Chargers starting QB Philip Rivers thinks that Norv Turner should remain the head coach of the team regardless of how this season plays out. San Diego struggled through a six-game losing streak this season as they struggled with injuries and turnovers. Philip Rivers has thrown a career high 17 interceptions and seven fumbles. However, River has now thrown for his fourth straight 4,000 yard season. The Chargers are now riding a three game win streak and not coincidentally, the winning streak has started with Philip Rivers limiting his turnovers. The Chargers signal caller has not thrown an interception now in the last four games while throwing eight touchdowns in that period. Rivers joined XX Sports Radio in San Diego this week and sai...
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  • And perhaps the reason Rivers thinks Turner should stay is 'cause Rivers don't wanna look for a new job.
    I have felt Turner should be replaced since he sent our SuperBowl (Drew Brees) to New Orleans.
    In fact, former Chargers have had a LOT to do with the Saints success.

Philip Rivers Doesn’t Believe Norv Turner Should Lose His Job

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**** Norv

I'm sure you read this. Ross- I tried sending this to you last night. It wouldn't go thru. I took that as a sign that even the universe was rejecting that article as an idea. Bottom line- good teams don't lose winnable games. Norv Turner loses winnable games. How much of Norv turner's tenure has been spent playing "catch up football?" If the team is...

Chargers' coach, GM reportedly can save jobs with strong finish

Chargers owner Dean Spanos reportedly has been struggling for several weeks with whether to bring back coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith after this season.

Former Steelers Coach Bill Cowher Wants San Diego Job

Rumor has been spreading rapidly that Norv Turner is out of a job this year unless the Chargers get to  the Super Bowl.   There is a guy in the booth who wants the job.  That would be former Steelers coach Bill Cowher. Cowher has been waiting for the right oppurtunity to come back.  He has made it known that he does not want to rebuild.  He wants a veteran team who he can...

NFL Picks Week 16: Pick 3 Against the Spread

If we have learned anything from this season of the NFL it is that anything can happen. As the NFL season comes to its conclusion there are still a good number of games that have playoff implications. One of the most crucial games places the New York Jets  against the New York Giants. Neither team can afford a loss at this point in the season and still make the playoffs. The Denver...

V-Jax Not Practicing Thursday

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