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SAN DIEGO - Chargers coach Norv Turner sounded like a coach resigned to his fate. "We're going to meet tomorrow and with the team and I'm sure they will start looking for a new coach," said an emotional Turner about his future with the Chargers after they earned a 24-21 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday before 66,486 at Qualcomm Stadium. "To have a career in this league means a lot," Turner continued. "These six years have been awesome for me and to be part of this organization and to lead this group of guys...they know how I feel. Nothing's guaranteed in terms of what you're doing. I think we've worked hard to make the most out of every situation we've been put in. "As I said, I feel fortunate to have been here the last six years. It's emotional. There's a lot going on." Turner addressed the players after the game. "It was emotional and he talked about how we didn't do exactly what we wan...
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Yesterday, the Chargers fired head coach Norv Turner. Today, he had some not so nice words to say about the team (Credit: AP Photo)
On Monday, the San Diego Chargers fired head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith. While today, Smith took the high road and said the team was right to fire him, Turner took the low road and took a few shots at the Chargers.
Over the last...
When Black Monday began there were a few names on the anticipated hit list that were all but certain.
Two of those names were written in bold with the largest font possible.
In a pair of moves that are possibly three years to late, the San Diego Chargers have parted ways with Head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith.
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The NFL Network is reporting that the San Diego Chargers have fired head coach Norv Turner. There has been no official word as of yet whether or not general manager A.J. Smith will be fired as well. This move comes as no surprise, Turner’s demise has been rumored for several weeks and he could see the handwriting on the wall. Turner said after Sunday’s game, “Obviously, we’re...
Current San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner expects to be
fired by the team after another disappointing season, reports Dan Hanzus of
"Obviously, we're going to meet with the team, and I'm
sure they'll start looking for a new coach," Turner said after Sunday’s 24-21 win over the Oakland Raiders, via The
As they have for the...
The San Diego Chargers officially fired coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith on Monday. San Diego finished 7-9 this year and went 8-8 last year. The Chargers missed the playoffs for the third straight year. "I thank A.J. and Norv for the determination and integrity they brought to the Chargers each and every day," team president Dean Spanos said in a statement...
After ten years, it's time for change in San Diego as team president Dean Spanos fired longtime general manager A.J. Smith after a disappointing 7-9 season. Joining him in the unemployment line is head coach Norv Turner.
Summing up the A.J. Smith era in San Diego is hard. After succeeding to the top job after the death of John Butler, he built one of the most talented rosters...
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...
Norv Turner expects 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.
One of the least surprising moves on “Black Monday” (one day following the end of the 2012 NFL regular season) were made by San Diego Chargers team chairman and president Dean Spanos, who officially announced on New Year’s Eve that general manager A.J. Smith and coach Norv Turner will be fired.
“I thank A.J. and Norv for the determination and integrity they brought to the Chargers each...
The 2012 NFL regular season is now concluded. The San Diego Chargers struggled through yet another disappointing season. Changes appear on the horizon for the Chargers this offseason however with head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith rumored to be fired. Questions also remain about QB Philip Rivers, after another tough season. The Chargers will now prepare for the...
The San Diego Chargers have hired Ron Wolf as a consultant to help lead their search for a new general manager, Albert Breer of NFL Network and NFL.com reports.
A.J. Smith and Norv Turner were fired Monday.
San Diego's search will be run by a four-man committee: President/Chairman Dean Spanos, director of college scouting John Spanos, assistant GM Ed McGuire and Wolf. The...
Micheal Spurlock returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown and San Diego beat the Oakland Raiders 24-21 on a wet, gloomy Sunday in what's expected to be Norv Turner's final game as Chargers coach.
Turner and general manager A.J. Smith are expected to be fired because the Chargers (7-9) missed the playoffs for the third straight season. The Raiders finished 4...
The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers will finish out their seasons on Sunday from Qualcomm Stadium. CBS will carry this game in select markets with kickoff occurring at 4:25 pm EST.
It would be a nice story line to say someone could save their job here but the Chargers are expected to fire head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith shortly after this game. The fate...
After firing general manager A.J. Smith on Monday, San Diego Chargers team President Dean Spanos is reportedly planning to interview four candidates for the vacant position.
Chargers' director of player personel, Jimmy Raye, will be interviewed this week as a candidate to fill the vacancy, but the team has also received permission to talk to at least three other candidates...