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Norv Turner says he hasn't given much thought to what's expected to be his last week as coach of the San Diego Chargers.
Turner has heard all the speculation he'll be fired because the Chargers are out of the playoffs for the third straight year.
The coach says team president Dean Spanos hasn't told him anything about his future. Spanos has said he'll decide on Turner and general manager A.J. Smith's fates after the season. But Turner says he's aware it's been an ongoing evaluation.
Asked how he thinks it'll turn out, Turner said Monday: ''I don't think it matters what I think.''
The Chargers finish at home against the Oakland Raiders, who fired Turner after he coached them from 2004-05.
Turner also coached the Washington Redskins from 1994 until being fired 13 games into the 2000 season.
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Now that reports have surfaced that Norv Turner will be fired as the head coach of the San Diego Chargers, he seemingly has made his peace with the inevitable.
Turner has always been lauded as having an offensive mind and he stated on Wednesday that he can see himself walking into a new situation as the offensive coordinator or as a position coach.
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Kevin Acee of Union-Tribune San Diego tweets that current Chargers head coach Norv Turner will have “his pick of at least five” offensive coordinator jobs once he’s fired.
Acee specifically mentions that Jets could have interest in bringing in Turner to run their offense, but adds that “he will not end up in New York.”
It’s been suggested for awhile now that if Turner...
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