SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers have fired general manager A.J. Smith and coach Norv Turner after missing the playoffs for the third straight season.
Coming after a season of stunning come-from-ahead losses and increasing fan anger, the firings complete a startling fall for a team that won the AFC West from 2006-09.READ MORE: DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, Distributors
The Chargers are the third team to fire Turner, who has an overall head coaching record of 114-122-1.READ MORE: Report: Orange County Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Up 1,200%
Despite having what was perceived as one of the NFL’s most-talented rosters for several seasons, Smith and Turner never got the Chargers to the Super Bowl.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
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