Posts Tagged ‘Dean Spanos’

Chargers Announce Firing of GM A.J. Smith and Norv 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. “Both […]

Chargers Owner Spanos Knows Keeping Turner and Smith Not a Popular Decision

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 […]

Owner Dean Spanos Says QB Philip Rivers Is “Having An Off Year”

Despite all the doom and gloom in San Diego these days, it’s important to note that if the season ended today, the Chargers would be AFC West champions. That means the Bolts — and beleaguered quarterback Philip Rivers — still have plenty of time to seize control of a weak division and position themselves for […]

Chargers Give QB Philip Rivers a Six-Year Deal Worth $92 Million

The Chargers have made QB Philip Rivers a very rich man, as today the team rewarded him with a whopping six-year deal worth $92 million according to reports. Rivers is coming off his best season, when he set a team record for touchdown passes with a league-high 34. He also led the NFL with a […]