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Chargers excited by new staff

Philip Rivers could benefit the most

Fans have reason to be skeptical. The Chargers sent Marty Schottenheimer and his 200 career wins packing and replaced him with Norv Turner, a coach with a .415 career winning percentage. Although hiring Turner won't boost season ticket sales, it was a boon in the eyes of the players who were fearful of excessive change following a 14-win season.

Turner will not be asked to improve on the team's success from a season ago, just to maintain it. The one area in which he should make a noticeably positive impact is the development of Philip Rivers. Although Rivers had a fantastic first season at the helm, he began to struggle as the year wore on. Working with Turner should allow Rivers to find success more consistently. Turner is known for... Recommended Stories

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