Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/16/12

SAN DIEGO - 2009: Norv Turner of the San Diego Chargers poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in San Diego, California. (Photo by NFL Photos)
FN FolliesWeek 6 of the NFL saw its fair share of follies, including the Philadelphia Eagles blowing yet another lead, the Dallas Cowboys bumbling a last-second potential game-winning drive, and poor performances by both the San Francisco 49ers and Houston Texans.But we had to wait until Monday night for the worst performance of the week - a historic collapse by the San Diego Chargers.Leading 24-0 at halftime, the Chargers allowed the Peyton Manning-led Denver Broncos to come back and win, 35-24. It was the first time in NFL history that a team trailing by 24 points came back to win by double digits.This comes on the heels of last week's collapse, in which the Chargers blew a 24-14 lead against the New Orleans Saints and lost, 31-24. And now, the media and fans in San Diego agree - it's time for head coach Norv Turner to go.While we agree that Turner is an inept coach, has as much charisma as a cement block, and probably didn't deserve to return this season, an interim coach is not the solution in this young season. And there's plenty of other blame to go around, too.First, take quarterback Phillip Rivers. Since the start of the 2011 season, Rivers has not been the player he once was, failing to lead fourth quarter comebacks and being fairly interception-prone. Last night was a perfect example,  as Rivers fumbled twice and threw four interceptions, including one that was returned for a game-sealing 46-yard touchdown by Chris Harris.And to think, people once said that the Chargers got the better of the 2004 trade that landed them Rivers and draft picks from the New York Giants in exchange for Eli Manning?General manager A.J. Smith should also shoulder blame. He is the man responsible for letting quarterback Drew Brees, running backs Michael Turner, Darren Sproles, and Mike Tolbert all leave via free agency, and drafted the oft-injured and underachieving Ryan Matthews. He also let wide receiver Vincent Jackson leave as a free agent, and replaced him with the likes of Robert Meachem and Malcom Floyd. In addition, the holes on the offensive line have never really been addressed.And finally, blame Chargers' ownership. The Spanos family has overseen this fiasco, allowing both Smith and Turner to produce such mediocre results for far too long. To boot, they have yet to make any actual progress on getting a new stadium built for the team. It's no wonder why the Chargers have been blacked out the past few years - what fans in the right mind would pay top dollar to see a mediocre product in a dump like Qualcomm Stadium?Here's hoping that if the Chargers don't right the ship in 2012, that all of the above (not just Turner) are held accountable. And for the sake of San Diego's fans, let's hope said housecleaning doesn't take place a few hours up the freeway in Los Angeles.If not, don't be surprised when the Chargers relocate to one of the two proposed L.A.-area stadiums.Other observations from Week 6:Is it me, or do the new Nike NFL jerseys look like they have a collar around the neck? You know, like the poor, clueless kid on your little league team who wore a collared shirt under his uniform?Is ESPN's Jon Gruden calling Monday Night Football games, or studying teams that he could potentially coach someday? So far this season, he's seen numerous teams with coaches likely on the hot seat - the Cincinnati Bengals, Cowboys, New York Jets and now the Chargers.Thankfully, we this was the last week we have to endure Fox's Joe Buck in October, as he switches over to MLB playoff "announcing."Only in New Jersey would the cars of some Giants players be burglarized while they were in San Francisco.
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