Despite ending the season with four straight wins, the LA Chargers have decided to move on from the Anthony Lynn era.
The organization announced the decision on January 4th, following Lynn’s meeting with the front office and team ownership.
The Chargers were 6-16 in one-score games over the past two seasons under Lynn.
Keep track of all of the new hires as the staff comes together, and see a full run down of how the head coach and GM process played out below.
|Brandon Staley||Head Coach|
Sunday January 17, 2021
Staley has been named head coach.
Per a report, LA Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley is set to become the team’s new head coach of the Chargers, capping a remarkable rise from D-III coordinator to NFL head coach in just five seasons.
Saturday January 16, 2021
Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley will interview in person with the Chargers today tweets Tom Pelissero, who adds that the Texans also plan to speak with him today and the Eagles plan to fly him in tomorrow.
Thursday January 14, 2021
The Chargers are bringing in Robert Saleh for a second interview, per Ian Rapoport.
Tuesday January 12, 2021
The Chargers are close to completing their first round of interviews, speaking with Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith last night and Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberfuls today, Ian Rapoport tweets.
Sunday January 10th, 2021
Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll will interview with the Chargers later today, Tom Pelissero tweets.
Thursday January 7th, 2021
Ian Rapoport tweets that Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett will interview for the head coaching job tomorrow.
Tuesday January 5th, 2021
The Chargers are requesting an interview with 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh as well, per multiple reports.
Bruce Feldman tweets that he’s “hearing that the chargers also have some interest in Urban Meyer” for their head coaching job.
According to multiple reports, the Chargers have requested to interview Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady.
Giants offensive coordinator and former Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett has an interview request from the chargers, per reports.
Monday January 4, 2020
The team has requested to interview Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, Tom Pelissero shares.
Jourdan Rodrigue tweets that the Chargers are among the teams that have requested permission to interview Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley. Since the Rams are still playing, the interview cannot occur yet.
The front office has requested permission to interview Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus, Ian Rapoport tweets before adding that is the third NFL team that has requested to interview Eberflus.
With the Chargers job now open, Jason La Canfora tweets an interesting note that that Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll went to high school with Chargers GM Tom Telesco, noting that Daboll will “get strong consideration.”
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