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Although Turner has had moderate success in San Diego, after a dissatisfying 2011, the Chargers should realize now that Norv Turner is no longer the man who will win the franchise’s first Super Bowl.
The San Diego Chargers front office has made some very questionable decisions over the years. First, they fired, Marty Schottenheimer, a highly successful head coach, after a 14-2 regular season. Then a few years later, they let go of future Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson. It’s no wonder quarterback Eli Manning didn’t want to play in southern California. This isn’t the best run organization to say the least.
But the San Diego Chargers have one mistake that they don’t have to live with. They should fire head Norv Turner and begin looking for a replacement.
Since Turner’s hiring in 2007, the Chargers have been nothing but disappointing. After the 14-2 2006 campaign, Turner began his coaching tenure in San Diego losing three of the first four games. It took a six game ...
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Chargers head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith will be back next season, according to the the team. After finishing a disappointing 8-8 and missing the playoffs for the second straight year, there was a lot of speculation that Turner and Smith were both on the chopping block. The team apparently felt differently, despite the decrease in the team's win total each...
Moments ago Dean Spanos made it official, announcing that GM AJ Smith and coach Norv Turner will return for the 2012 season. In a statement released at Chargers.com, Spanos said, "Bottom line, I believe these two men give us the best chance to get back to the playoffs. A.J. Smith is the best man...
After flip-flopping on the idea in recent days, Chargers ownership determined that a once-expected organizational overhaul was not to take place.
According to multiple reports, Dean Spanos finally revealed Tuesday that both head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith will be back with the Bolts in 2012.
“Bottom line, I believe these two men give us the best chance to...
With fans calling for his head, Chargers coach Norv Turner subtly defended himself during his news conference on Monday.
Chargers coach Norv Turner, as MDS pointed out earlier this morning, still enjoys the support of his players. But Norv’s players don’t make the hiring and firing decisions, even though their collective performance is likely getting the current guy fired and a new one hired. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Turner…
Chargers president Dean Spanos ended the speculation Tuesday, announcing coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith will be back with the team next season.
Given that opportunities in the NFL come with small windows and little room for error, some how San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner still has a job, after leading arguably one of the best teams ever constructed backwards.
The 2011 NFL season hasn’t ended yet, but there are clearly five NFL head coaches which are squarely on the hot seat for 2012, before the season even starts. Several of the coaches on this list were rumored to be on their way out this season, but for whatever reason, have been granted a reprieve for the 2012 season with the expectations of win now, or else.