Tight security in place for Sunday's Super Bowl
The U.S. Homeland Security Secretary says there are no “specific, credible” threats against this Sunday’s Super Bowl, but his agency as well as state and local law enforcement have undertaken extensive preparations to make sure the event is safe. (Feb. 8)news.yahoo.com
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
(AP Photo/Stephen J. Boitano, FIle)Marty Schottenheimer’s NFL coaching career was as remarkable as it was flummoxing. “I never went into a game with Marty as coach feeling like I wasn’t fully prepared to win. Kurt Schottenheimer had been on his brother’s previous staffs, and Marty Schottenheimer’s son, Brian, had been Chargers quarterbacks coach from 2002-05. “If you look up football coach in the dictionary, it should have a picture of Marty Schottenheimer,” Brees said. Brian Schottenheimer was fired as Seattle’s offensive coordinator last month and then hired by new Jacksonville coach Urban Meyer as passing game coordinator-quarterbacks coach.
Chargers fire head coach Anthony Lynn after 4 seasons
FILE - In this Dec. 15 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn speaks after an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, in Carson, Calif. The Los Angeles Chargers have fired coach Anthony Lynn less than two seasons after he led the franchise to the AFC divisional round. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)COSTA MESA, Calif. – A four-game winning streak at the end of the season wasn't enough to save Anthony Lynn's job with the Los Angeles Chargers. Lynn led the franchise to the playoffs in 2018 but Los Angeles had losing records the last two seasons. Hired by the Chargers in January 2017, Lynn was the first Black head coach in franchise history and had one year remaining on his contract.
Los Angeles Chargers not moving to London, owner tells LA Times
This season the Los Angeles Chargers play at Dignity Health Sports Park, as a new dual-team stadium to be shared with the Los Angeles Rams is under construction. LOS ANGELES - The Chargers moved to Los Angeles from San Diego before the 2017 NFL season. Dean Spanos told a Los Angeles Times reporter the report is "a lot of crap." (expletive) (expletive) that story. The report included a quote from Spanos, who says the team is committed to Los Angeles.