For the second consecutive season, the San Diego Chargers have failed to qualify for post season play, igniting a firestorm of rumors surrounding head coach Norv Turner and General Manager A.J. Smith. Will the pair survive the failings of the 2011 season and return in 2012? We will find out later this week according to the Chargers ownership.
It appeared that the San Diego Chargers were going to make another late season surge and sneak into the playoffs after rebounding from a six-game losing streak to win three in a row before being demolished Christmas Eve 38-10 at the hands of the Detroit Lions.
The 2011 season was filled with injuries and uncharacteristic play from QB Philip Rivers. Early on in the regular season, injury rumors surrounded Rivers as he struggled with interceptions. Rivers had a career high 27 turnovers this season. In his defense, the offensive line was a work in progress for much of the season, but he did struggle for much of the season.
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