Chargers' Housecleaning Coming Soon

Chargers' Housecleaning Coming Soon

‘Tis the season, and this Christmas it appears as though the angry villagers won’t wake up and find coal in their stockings. Because it appears frustrated Chargers fans are going to get their wish, one many of them have had at the top of their lists for years.

According to our Kevin Acee’s impeccable sources, Chargers President Dean Spanos will fire both head coach Norv Turner and General Manager A.J. Smith when this miserable, disappointing season comes to an end.

This comes nearly a year after Spanos had to make a decision whether to bring back the duo that has led the franchise through one of the more successful runs in its history. The pair’s detractors -- and there are many -- will view this as the end of an error.

Once the team began to slide again after some decent opening performances, there never seemed a doubt Turner was doomed. Smith was another story, but it now appears they both will go in tandem. Turner was Smith’s only hire as G.M. Perhaps it’s fitting they walk out together as multimillionaires. In the end, they couldn’t bring San Diego a Super Bowl champion, despite seasons when the pieces seemed to fit.

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