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Rivera Speaks of the Sense of Urgency to Win a Bowl Now

Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera, quoted on regarding the sense of urgency from the team to win the Super Bowl this year: “There is a sense of urgency. We’re not getting any younger. There’s a timetable. I think the players understand the window of opportunity is closing, especially the guys that have been here […]

Ron Rivera Staying with the Chargers

From: San Diego Union Tribune Saying he had to “look at opportunities,” Ron Rivera nonetheless is pleased to remain the Chargers’ defensive coordinator. “I’m excited to be coming back,” said Rivera, who interviewed Wednesday for the Lions’ head coaching job that went to Tennessee defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz the next day. “It’s a good situation. […]

Rivera Won’t Speak To Any Team Till the Season is Over

From: In a statement released by the Chargers, defensive coordinator Ron Rivera says that he won’t be interviewing for any available head-coaching jobs while his current team is still competing in the playoffs. Rivera “has declined overtures from several NFL teams to interview for their open head coaching position,” the team declared in its […]

Chargers Hoping to Keep Rivera Around

From: Pro Football Weekly From what we hear, the Chargers would like to retain defensive coordinator Ron Rivera beyond this season, but they are afraid he might wind up taking one of the many head-coaching jobs likely to open up in the coming weeks. If Rivera leaves to become a head man, San Diego would […]

Video: Chargers Fire Def. Coordinator; Promote Ron Rivera

Cottrell Canned as Chargers Slumping Defensive Coordinator

Heading up a defense that allowed 37 points on Sunday in London, today Chargers defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell took the fall, as the team fired him heading into their bye week. San Diego has the worst pass defense in the league, and have given up point totals of 39, 29 and 37 points in going […]