Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/14/11
At Week 10, San Diego has dropped to 4-5 and lost lead of the AFC West to the Oakland Raiders. Despite a strong start to the season, the Chargers seem to be in the middle of a complete breakdown that extends beyond just offensive / defensive / special teams and go all the way to the core of possible team morale, coach – player relationships and will most likely put Head Coach Norv Turner’s job in jeopardy at the end of this season. Especially if the Chargers miss the playoffs again this year. Even General Manager AJ Smith, who loves his “Yes Man” in Norv, cannot put up with missing the playoffs two years in a row in such a mediocre division. Whatever the root of the problem is in San Diego, there is most definitely a major shake-up needed and the resolution may not come until the season is over. San Diego’s well-timed bye week apparently wasn’t enough for them to address the issues and re-group. Whatever the issues, it appears Rivers and Turner have stuck beside each other and this could be the cause, or possibly a contributing factor to this team’s breakdown. If this is the case and [...]
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