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SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers aren’t moving to Los Angeles or anywhere else — at least not for another year.
Newly elected Mayor Bob Filner said in his first State of the City address Tuesday night that the Chargers will not opt out of their lease at Qualcomm Stadium in 2013, nor will they file an application to explore a move to Los Angeles. Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani later confirmed the decisions.
“We informed Mayor Filner that we would not be exercising our lease’s termination clause in 2013, nor would we be filing an application with the NFL to relocate to Los Angeles in 2013,” Fabiani told The Associated Press in an email.
The announcement, coming on the same day the Chargers introduced new coach Mike McCoy, was expected despite empty seats, TV blackouts, falling revenue and thus-far failed efforts toward a new downtown stadium.
The move is a blow to the NFL hopes of Los Angeles, which is looking to lure a team to town immediately but has no realistic suitors wi...
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The Cleveland Browns have wasted no time getting a coaching staff together. A day after officially naming former Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski the new Head Coach, the Browns announced the arrival of another former head coach in Norv Turner.
Norv Turner, who coached the San Diego Chargers last season, has now found himself in Cleveland after being fired.
What happened to the San Diego Chargers? It wasn’t long ago that they were Super Bowl contenders and now they find themselves in the cellar of the AFC. Poor coaching, subpar quarterback play, an ineffective ground game and an injury riddled offensive line can collectively be listed as legitimate reasons for the Chargers decline. The good news for San Diego fans is that several...
Recently hired Head Coach of the San Diego Chargers Mike McCoy will have to rebuild a crumbling franchise in 2013, but his most important task in achieving that goal, will be the revitalization of Philip Rivers. It’s safe to say, that the face of the San Diego Chargers is Philip Rivers, and the success or failure of the Chargers depends on his play. Since 2009, Philip Rivers...
The Browns made official Thursday what had been reported for a week longtime NFL coach Norv Turner will be the teams offensive coordinator.
Turner is a strong hire, with 15 years experience as a head coach and seven as a coordinator.
Word of Turners hiring broke at almost the exact same moment as the hiring of Rob Chudzinski as coach but was not made official by the Browns until...
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The San Diego Chargers have finally found their replacement for Norv Turner. They hired Mike McCoy, was Denver's offensive coordinator.
Given the uncertainty of a new stadium deal and the possibility of relocating to Los Angeles, the San Diego Chargers are staying put in 2013. San Diego mayor Bob Filner told members of the media on Tuesday that the Chargers will not be moving in 2013 and have not filed paperwork to explore the option of moving out of the region.
The Chargers confirmed the mayor’s comments later...
NFL.com Greg Rosenthal and others report that Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is all-but-signed as the next head coach of the San Diego Chargers. Let the Tebow to Chargers rumors begin.
The Chargers swept away GM A.J. Smith and Head Coach Norv Turner at the end of the season and seem ready for big changes, which could include a move to Los Angeles. New GM Tom Telesco listened...
The Chargers ran for just 1,461 yards in 2012, the team's second-lowest output since 2000, the year before San Diego drafted LaDainian Tomlinson. Is the 2010 trade-up for Ryan Mathews to blame for these middling stats? We take a look back at the 2010 draft class and see where Mathews stacks up against the rest of the running backs.
San Diego Chargers first-year general manager Tom Telesco appears to have found his head coach. According to multiple reports, Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy edged out Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden. As resumes go, McCoy's was on display for his new employer to see when the Chargers gave up 65 points in two memorably painful losses to the Broncos...
SAN DIEGO - Looks like Mike McCoy might be leaving Denver...so, cue the music...
Jason LaCanfora is reporting that new Chargers GM Tom Telesco has made a decision to replace fired Norv Turner with McCoy, who is currently the Denver Broncos' offensive coordinator. LaCanfora says a deal could very well be finalized by close of business today.
The Browns today released a statement that Norv Turner has been hired (officially) as the new Offensive Coordinator.
“The Cleveland Browns today named Norv Turner as Offensive Coordinator. Turner was one of six additions to the coaching staff, which also includes Brad Roll (Strength & Conditioning), Mike Sullivan (Offensive Line) and Scott Turner (Wide Receivers). In addition...
By BERNIE WILSON
AP Sports Writer
SAN DIEGO -- Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will not be the next head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. McCoy has agreed in principle to become head coach of the division rival San Diego Chargers, two people with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday.
The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because...
A person with knowledge of the situation says Denver Broncos
offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is working on a contract to become
head coach of the division rival San Diego Chargers.