Anthony Lynn: I expect to be coach of the Chargers tomorrow

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Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn was on the hot seat heading into Week 13 and his team’s performance against the Patriots won’t help convince anyone that he should be sticking around.

The Chargers were on the wrong side of a 45-0 final score that Lynn called “the worst football game” he has been involved in over the course of his career. He called the team’s play “unacceptable” and it was an ugly enough outing in an ugly enough season to lead to questions about whether Lynn will be relieved of duty immediately.

Lynn said he does not believe that will be the case.

“I expect to be the coach of this team tomorrow,” Lynn said, via Daniel Popper of

Whether the pink slip comes this week, next week, or in January, it feels like the end of the road is close for Lynn and the Chargers.

30 responses to “Anthony Lynn: I expect to be coach of the Chargers tomorrow

  1. “Anthony Lynn: I expect to be coach of the Chargers tomorrow”

    And I expect to be named Biden’s choice for Secretary of State. Guess which one of us has a better chance.

  2. I thought Anthony Lynn coached with the Jets back with Rex Ryan? Surely had a worse loss than this!

  3. Lynn is probably OK, but the Chargers’ special teams coordinator George Stewart has probably already been fired.

  4. MortimerInMiami says:
    December 6, 2020 at 8:15 pm
    Once again today more proof..

    Tua > Herbert!

    Tua not even close to the QB Herbert is.

  5. Beware of rotating coaches with a young QB. Don’t underestimate the value of stability in a young QB’s growth.

  6. Expecting is one thing, reality is another. Lynn tries to be the tough guy in the room, don’t bully me type of guy. Unfortunately his O line has continued to be one of the worst in the league with him as the coach. Time after time after time they’ve continued to lose the close ones, and not just this year. Its telling in who they’ve beaten this year, barely getting by the Bengals, the Jets covered the spread, and the Jaguars put up 29 points on them. Is this the coach to head in to next year in a beautiful stadium which will probably be able to have fans attend? Or will it be like all Charger teams, fans come to see the visiting team beat the Chargers at home?

  7. Pretty bad for a guy who was on the wrong end of the “butt fumble” game to claim that THIS was the worst game he has ever been involved in.

  8. Don’t get me wrong, Lynn’s days are numbered, but Phin Fans, your boys struggled to beat the Bengals who were playing without their #1 QB. Don’t start the victory parade just yet.

  9. is this the guy who started the season by stating there’s a reason Herbert is the backup?

  10. Anyone declaring one QB better than the other when talking about Tua and Justin are just shortsighted and foolish. To this point, Justin has shown more. But Tua has been ultra clean with the football. Hopefully, these guys will both have long, excellent careers.

    As for coaches, Lynn is done. He does not have a disciplined team and he doesn’t get all the odds and ends tied up. I have never seen a team find more ways to lose games. Except maybe the Jets. Gase, lol…

  11. If it were any organization besides the Chargers, I’d say he was full of it. But it’s the Chargers…so he’ll probably get another season.

  12. No idea if Lynn will be fired tomorrow…I kind of doubt it. One thing I do know is that Herbert is going to be a great NFL quarterback for years to come.He has “it”.

  13. When Lynn gets fired soon….as he should….his name need not come up again for a head coaching vacancy. Some guys are just not equipped to lead, and Lynn is THAT guy.

  14. Herbert has the right stuff. Lynn should probably get another year just because of how messed up 2020 has been.

  15. MortimerInMiami says:
    December 6, 2020 at 8:15 pm
    Once again today more proof..

    Tua > Herbert!
    Preach it Mort! A year from now, he’ll be like Sam-I-see-dead-people-Darnold and Tua will be the defending AFC Eeast champs qb- lol. Right now, it’s just like college, the “experts” see Herbert’s arm porn and lose their minds, but forget, he never came close to getting to a championship. Keep at it doubters and haters, Tua eats them for breakfast. Herbert is 2-7 as a starter and his wins are against NYJ and JAX. Tua is 4-1, ’nuff said!

  16. Why is he even worried? Even he knows there’s ZERO chance he loses his job during the season. ZERO.

  17. Never mind the score. The complete disorganization of the Chargers is what should get Lynn fired before breakfast tomorrow. Too many men, 10 men, penalties that gave new life to the Pats on a couple drives, idiotic long kicks with the biggest turd of a ST unit I’ve ever seen.. of course it was blocked and run back. I doubt even the kicker himself thought he had a shot at a 56 yarder. At best it was going to be a miss; naturally it was a touchdown for the other team. Complete disgrace. Get that guy as far away from the young QB as possible. They have good players, their GM does well.

  18. After that dismal effort, the HC AND the Special Teams coach need to be shown the door. The Chargers have too many good players to be as bad as they are.

  19. Jeremy Roy says:
    December 6, 2020 at 8:26 pm
    Lynn is probably OK, but the Chargers’ special teams coordinator George Stewart has probably already been fired.
    Stewart was reassigned a couple of weeks back, but it has not made much of a difference.

  20. tahnoonzee says:
    December 6, 2020 at 10:19 pm
    They prefer to fire a coach that led them to a 14-2 record, makes total sense.
    Schottenheimer’s replacement actually won some playoff games and got the team closer to a Super Bowl than did Schottenheimer, so firing Marty was not the worst thing they ever did.

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