Morning Dump

By Ernie Padaon

I hope everyone had an awesome Christmas and hope everyone has today off. It is a good day to go use those gift cards you got at the mall. Or return some of those things you didn’t quite like.

Detroit, MI, United States (AHN Sports) – Philip Rivers has been playing some of his best football at quarterback in recent weeks.

But it hasn’t been enough to salvage the season for the San Diego Chargers.

That obviously didn’t happen, so now, the discussion has turned to who could replace Turner. And while our CBS colleague Bill Cowher continues to say he’s not interested in leaving the world of TV (even Dan Marino, in answering a question about the open Dolphins job, said he didn’t think Cowher’s mindset was in returning to coaching), the New York Post has reported that Cowher already interviewed in San Diego.

2. Norv Turner, Chargers. Let me quote one of my astute readers, Gary Mitrisin of South Euclid, Ohio, who asks, “Could it be said of Norv Turner’s coaching abilities — he can take his and lose to yours or take yours and lose to his?” The answer, sadly, is yes.