The Browns Have Essentially No Coaching Staff Right Now

It was stupid when Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski was booted after only one season, but Cleveland's situation is getting dumber. The front office still hasn't found a replacement while other rebuilding teams, like the Texans, Skins, and Vikings, have hired new coaches. And now, while the Browns have Coach Vacant… » 1/20/14 8:34pm 1/20/14 8:34pm

Cris Collinsworth Knows More About What's Going On With The San Diego…

Cris Collinsworth predicted exactly how this game would end after noticing Jared Gaither lumbering before the final play, noting "Gaither looks lame, he's gonna have to get some help here or Wilson's gonna get a sack to end this game." And wouldn't you know it, Martez Wilson easily got to Rivers for the strip sack… » 10/08/12 12:10am 10/08/12 12:10am

Why Your Team Sucks 2012: San Diego Chargers

Some people are fans of the San Diego Chargers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the San Diego Chargers. This 2012 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read the other Why Your Team Sucks 2012 previews here. » 7/09/12 12:35pm 7/09/12 12:35pm

For Some Reason, The Chargers Did Not Fire Norv Turner And A.J. Smith

You probably have a friend who doesn't follow football that closely and thinks the Chargers are really great. He likes that they have Antonio Gates, who is a killer in fantasy, and Vincent Jackson. He thinks Philip Rivers deserves to be mentioned with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning as the best quarterbacks in the NFL.… » 1/03/12 3:37pm 1/03/12 3:37pm

What Do NFL Scouts Think They Know About Quarterbacks?

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 11/02/11 2:28pm 11/02/11 2:28pm

Marriage License: Chris Bosh Is Officially Spoken For. Chris Bosh: No…

Your morning roundup for April 24, a day Gabrielle Giffords continues struggling to recover, but recovering she is. » 4/24/11 9:30am 4/24/11 9:30am

How Low Can Joe Paterno Go? What Coaches Do When They Hang Out

Former Texas A&M Coach R.C. Slocum seems like a stand-up guy. That's why we think he won't mind us highlighting some of his favorite photos through the years, as posted on his Facebook page. » 12/15/10 2:15pm 12/15/10 2:15pm

Norv Turner Can Coach 'Em Up


You realize that if the Chargers had hired anyone other than this man — this guy — you realize that we'd be falling over ourselves to praise the guy. All the playoff troubles for the Chargers, and the new coach, in his first year, gets them to the AFC Championship Game despite injuries to Philip Rivers and LaDainian… » 1/14/08 10:00am 1/14/08 10:00am

The Norv Turner Hall Of Horrors

We hate to harp on this whole Norv Turner thing — really! — but when we were looking for a picture to go with MJD's Smorgasbord column this week, we knew we wouldn't have to search long to find an anguished photo of Norv. We think it was already on every other site anyway. » 9/26/07 1:05pm 9/26/07 1:05pm

The Norv Turner Watch Begins

You might remember the greatness that was Stop Shuler, the site that was devoted to keeping Heath Shuler out of Washington, not because of his politics, but because of his quarterbacking. Well, those guys are back, and with an even more noble target. Duck, Chargers fans. » 9/06/07 3:47pm 9/06/07 3:47pm