Put A Fork In Us, We Are Done!

What an awful season!!! Time to look toward the next season and we should think about just firing Norv now! There is no reason to lead him on into thinking he can save himself and the fans would like to see a statement made with the head coach.

Again the Chargers could not make a late drive to win the game and Norval settled for a 53-yard field goal during overtime instead of getting aggressive and trying to make it a little easier for Nick Novak. The Chargers again could not cash in around the red zone and kept settling for field goals.

The defense played well and forced Tim Tebow to make plays with his arm. The defense kept giving an opportunity to Philip Rivers and the offense, but they kept stalling when we needed to put points on the board. We didn’t even turn the ball over this time, but we still found a way to lose the game.

Time to look forward to players that can help us in the future and some areas where we need to improve. This season is DONE and it is time for a change!

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  • Anthonyybarra24

    Dont doubt the chargers the season isnt over this could be another miricale seasons who knows n Rivers is improving n if we get a running game going we can still
    Win the rest of the games on the schedule look who we got left Jaguars,Bills,Ravens,n Raiders some of these teams r struggling n if we can improve the offense n defense (which we can) we can still win this division die hard fans never give up on there team NO MATTER WHAT i still think we have a chance we just need to keep positive

  • EduardoEdeza

    so can we hire bill cowher now

    • http://boltbeat.com/ epadaon

      @EduardoEdeza I would be all for it

  • All Charged Up

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  • All Charged Up

    A good head coach would have known where the hot hand of the game was, and he would have put him in unless he was injured. As an OC, Norv would have been able to reconize Mathews was gone and get an idea what’s going on with the star of the game and get him back in ASAP.

    Moral of the story, Norv Turner-Great OC, mediocre HC. The ideal situation for the Chargers would be to demote him to OC, fire AJ Smith, and hire a proven Head Coach, someone who can focus on being that Head Coach while Norv works in the background winning games. The even more ideal situation would be for Norv to somehow get his act together as the HC, but I doubt that at this point….

    P.S. the link to that article: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/nov/27/not..

    • http://boltbeat.com/ epadaon

      @All Charged Up I saw that quote and almost threw my iPad on the floor… What kind of a coach has no clue on substitutions that have been made on the field? Ridiculous!!!

  • All Charged Up

    What stinks is that he seems like a really nice guy, and I’m sure that he can inspire and put together amazing drives, we’ve seen it before. But to be a successful Head Coach in this league you need to reach and inspire that entire locker room, and be able to make the right decision at the right time in the clutch and Norv has not shown that enough.

    He is one of the top Offensive Coordinaters in this league, never doubt that, but being a Head Coach will interfere with your play calls and awareness of whats going on in the game. When Norv was asked by the San Diego Tribune why Mathews wasn’t in the last drive, when he had 137 yards, he says “He came out and I don’t know why he came out…I don’t know if Ollie (Wilson, the running backs coach) subbed for him. We were in the middle of the drive. I assumed when he came out that he came out for a play and then he didn’t go back in. I’m trying to get substitutions on the field and play. I’m calling a play based on personnel on the field.”

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  • sdboltzfan

    Welcome aboard the reality train E. This season was over a while ago. Time to look to the future, i will hold out hope until I see some major changes in the off season.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ epadaon

      @sdboltzfan yea… I was hoping that some of these players were able to pull us out of it with will and determination… Too bad the lack of leadership dragged us to the bottom of the west

  • Rachel Hicks

    personally I’d gladly give up the rest of this season if we can just get rid of Norv. Although I’d be much happier if we could toss AJ into that mix.

  • ThomasBell

    The Chargers need to fire Norv Turner and AJ Smith. Philly will probably let Andy Reid go and the Chargers should sign Andy.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ epadaon

      @ThomasBell I would love to take a chance on Andy Reid!

  • Bolt Beat

    Now that we have fallen this far… We might as well lose the rest of these games to get a better draft pick that AJ can screw u

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