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Norv Turner: Reports of my demise won’t affect our preparationsprofootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012Thursday’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 morningUpvote Share Tweet
Chargers insist they're still motivated to winAntonio Gates said he'll play like he has to earn a job for next year.Upvote Share Tweet
Ouster of GM, coach helps Rivers mostWith 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers' Colon probable to return vs. ChargersESPN.com Dec 7, 2012Steelers 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.Upvote Share TweetSteel City no place for a beaten-down visitor ... or is it?Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012The 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.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012Houston Texans (11-1) at New England Patriots (9-3)Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Chargers talk with Kevin Acee, PFT Planet calls and tweetsprofootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012The 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…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Dec 7, 2012The 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 »Upvote Share Tweet
End of A.J. Smith era brighter than beginningThe general manager's firing after the season will cap his 10-year run.Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. Pittsburgh SteelersDec 7How will Ben Roethlisberger's return impact the Pittsburgh Steelers? Our experts explain why the Steelers have a chance to do something special with their signal-caller back behind center.
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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