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Chargers Hire Joe Barry as LB Coach

The Chargers have hired Joe Barry as linebackers coach.

Barry spent the last two seasons as linebackers coach at Southern California. Before that, he spent nine seasons as an NFL assistant coach, including seven as a linebackers coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and two as the defensive coordinator for the Detroit Lions. Barry coached for the Buccaneers’ 2002 Super Bowl championship team that led the league in total defense and scoring defense.

He replaces John Pagano, who was promoted to defensive coordinator.

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One Response to “Chargers Hire Joe Barry as LB Coach”

  1. Ben Dover says:


    How many of you Chargers fans are ruing that you guys got stuck with that useless slug Phillip Rivers after the 2004 NFL Draft?

    Eli Manning and Drew Brees, two quarterbacks drafted by the Chargers, have won three of the last four Super Bowls, none with the Chargers though.

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