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Norv Turner: Reports of my demise won’t affect our preparationsUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetThursday’s report that the Chargers will fire head coach Norv Turner at the end of the season hasn’t affected his team’s preparation for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, Turner says. Turner said that he was back at the office early this morningSource: profootballtalk.com
Chargers insist they're still motivated to winUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetAntonio Gates said he'll play like he has to earn a job for next year.
Ouster of GM, coach helps Rivers mostUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetWith a new coach and a better offensive line, Philip Rivers will return to his previous form, which would place him back among the game's elite.
Steelers' Colon probable to return vs. ChargersUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetSteelers left guard Willie Colon practiced for the second consecutive day Friday and is listed as probable, as Pittsburgh prepares to play San Diego on Sunday.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetSteel City no place for a beaten-down visitor ... or is it?Share TweetThe Redskins' option offense is giving opponents fits behind the play-action scheme of RGIII. Now the Ravens will be tasked with stifling Washington's well-oiled attack, says Peter King.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetHouston Texans (11-1) at New England Patriots (9-3)Source: CNNSI.com
PFT Live: Chargers talk with Kevin Acee, PFT Planet calls and tweetsUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetThe only bit of suspense left in the Chargers season is whether or not both coach Norv Turner and General Manager A.J. Smith will be fired when the year comes to an end. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune wrote Thursday that both men will be sent…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThe Department of Labor is investigating whether the staffing company contracted to work Chargers games has been using unpaid high schoolers as security, ticket takers, and head coach. More »Source: deadspin.com
End of A.J. Smith era brighter than beginningUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetThe general manager's firing after the season will cap his 10-year run.
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Norv Turner gone from San Diego?Dec 7Will head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith be fired from the San Diego Chargers at the end of the season? Albert Breer has the latest.
Norv Turner's Future In San DiegoDec 7Ed Werder discusses Norv Turner's future as San Diego's coach and where he may end up if he is fired.
Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…Dec 7So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
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