Found January 01, 2012 on
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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…
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Norv Turner walked around the San Diego Chargers' locker room, all smiles, thanking players for the effort and congratulating them for finishing strong.
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...
Daniel Snyder was looking for “some serious leadership” when he fired Norv Turner. What he has found has been futility.
According to Clark Judge of CBSSports.com, there’s some belief within the San Diego Chargers organization that both general manager A.J. Smith and head coach Norv Turner will be retained instead of being let go. It would be quite a turn of events if both Smith and Turner end up staying in San Diego. We just [...]
At this point, it's not even about whether Norv Turner gets fired. But this "will they/won't they" soap opera is pathetic. First it was "No playoffs, no Norv." Then it was about whether they won their last 5 games. Then it was "Detroit will decide his fate." I would have rooted against winning at Oakland if I thought for one second...
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The San Diego Chargers’ Richard Goodman returned a kickoff 105 yards as San Diego ended the Oakland Raiders playoff hopes by beating them 38-26 on Sunday.
Goodman's kickoff return TD was the first for San Diego since 2008.
The Chargers (8-8) could only celebrate the role of spoiler as their season came to an end. Sunday’s victory may very well be...
With the Chargers apparently intent on firing head coach Norv Turner, his assistant have started to scatter. Per the Los Angeles Times, Chargers linebackers coach John Pagano is expected to become the defensive coordinator at UCLA. Pagano will join Jim Mora, the new Bruins head coach. Pagano’s brother, Chuck, is the defensive coordinator of the…
Team President mulling what to do about A.J. Smith, Norv Turner.
The future of San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith remains unclear.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers owner Dean Spanos is still undecided whether to fire Smith after the team failed to make the playoffs for a second straight season.
Smith is in his ninth season as GM of the Chargers, who have perennially underachieved during his tenure.
Head coach Norv...
So, what does Dean Spanos do now?
The final whistle Sunday to the San Diego Chargers season-finale win doubled as the offseason's starting pistol, turning all eyes to the team president.
Spanos is expected, likely sometime toward the middle of the week, to announce the job statuses of coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith, who've drifted into hot water with playoff...