Posts Tagged ‘norv-turner’

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 […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Richardson Carries Browns to 7-6 Win Over Chargers

A week after maybe his worst game as a pro, Browns RB Trent Richardson put on a show that the San Diego Chargers and their defense won’t soon forget. Richardson raced through the San Diego D for a 26-yard touchdown run early in the first quarter, and the Browns defense along with some help from […]

Only a Huge Turnaround Will Save Turner From Being Fired

According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, at this point, it is apparent only a drastic turnaround will save coach Norv Turner, as the Chargers have lost five straight and are in last place in the AFC West, in grave danger of missing the playoffs for a second straight season. Spanos also has […]

Raiders Have Lots To Smile About

For years, the motto was, “Just Win, Baby”. Years 1976-1983 to be exact. There wasn’t a lot of winning, baby, in the last 10 years or so. But for this year, I have a new motto. Just win, and move on. I don’t care how it looks, and it isn’t always pretty(then again, neither are […]

Chargers Enter Bye Week at 4-1 After 29-24 Win in Denver

The Chargers got a team effort Sunday, as led by QB Philip Rivers and RB Ryan Mathews, the offense did enough to hold off a rally by Broncos backup Tim Tebow to win in Denver 29-24 to move to 4-1 on the season. Mathews rushed for a career-high 125 yards, Nick Novak connected on five […]

Turner Says WR Jackson Should be able to Go Sunday vs Denver

Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports Chargers coach Norv Turner said he expects wide receiver Vincent Jackson to play at least as many snaps as he did last week.

Broncos Gab NFL Week Five Preview: San Diego at Denver

WHEN THE CHARGERS HAVE THE BALL Rivers (1286 passing yards, 5 TD, 6 INT) is off to a slow start, and his six interceptions and the loss of Gates are proof of that. Rivers was intercepted only 13 times a season ago and had four through the first five contests of 2010. He still leads […]

Chargers Plan To Use A Two-Back System with Tolbert and Mathews This Year

According to Chargers.com, head coach Norv Turner plans to use a two-back system this year. “That’s the mindset now. … I think if you have guys that are diverse, you can use two,” said Turner, referring to speedy early-down back Ryan Mathews and versatile power runner Mike Tolbert. “The emergence of Tolbert gives us a […]