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Chargers Hire Tom Telesco As New General Manager

The Chargers have found their new man to hopefully right the ship, as late Wednesday the team named Tom Telesco as General Manager. Telesco takes over for A.J. Smith, who was fired the day after the season along with head coach Norv Turner. “We set out to find the right person to bring about positive […]

San Diego Announces Firing of GM Smith and Coach Turner

The beat goes on in the NFL, with Monday’s coaching changes, the latest being the official one in San Diego, where GM A.J. Smith and coach Norv Turner were fired. “I thank A.J. and Norv for the determination and integrity they brought to the Chargers each and every day,” said team President Dean Spanos. Click […]

Bolts Bumble to Sloppy 7-6 Loss to the Browns in Cleveland

Another week, another round of missed opportunities. Against the Broncos two weeks ago, the Chargers had a 24-0 lead before falling to Peyton Manning and the Broncos 35-24. Sunday in the rain in Cleveland, the Bolts offense never got going, and Mother Nature was not kind to the kids from the west coast, as the […]

Turner Disputes that Any Chargers Players Used Stickum vs Broncos

Coach Norv Turner says nobody from the Chargers used Stickum in a Monday night loss to the Broncos on Oct. 15 or in any other game. Turner was reacting Monday to an investigation by the NFL into whether the Chargers used a banned sticky substance during a 35-24 loss to Denver. Turner says the team […]

Video: Should the Chargers have fired Norv Turner?

The Chargers are bringing back head coach Norv Turner and G.M. A.J. Smith for the 2012-13 season, but after yet another disappointing season in San Diego, it’s now or never for the pair.

Chargers Kept Coach Norv Turner To Avoid Distractions In Trying to Land Stadium?

Before deciding to keep A.J. Smith and Norv Turner, Chargers owner Dean Spanos did a lot of research and kicked a lot of tires around the league. He decided to maintain the status quo for a variety of reasons. The Chargers believe they have one more good year left with their core group of players. […]

Spanos’ Knows His Decision Not a Popular One

The Chargers have had trouble selling out games and President Dean Spanos’ decision to retain general manager A.J. Smith and coach Norv Turner might create more apathy with the fan base according to Tim Sullivan of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Spanos’ decision provoked sharp criticism and, in some quarters, mild shock. Various commentators charged Spanos […]

Bolts Beat Raiders to Wrap Up Season Tied for First; Turner’s Future in Doubt

Norv Turner walked around the San Diego Chargers’ locker room, all smiles, thanking players for the effort and congratulating them for finishing strong. Maybe for the last time. If Turner’s tenure in San Diego really, truly is over, at least his players sent him out a winner. And in typical Turner fashion, it again might’ve […]