Anthony Lynn to Chargers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

January 13, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Los Angeles Chargers are expected to name former NFL running back and longtime offensive assistant Anthony Lynn as their new head coach.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported the team began working on a deal to hire Lynn on Thursday, and Adam Schefter of ESPN noted the Chargers were planning on making the hire.
On Friday, Schefter reported the two sides agreed on a four-year contract.
Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com summed up Lynn's fast rise:
Lynn spent the last two seasons with the Buffalo Bills as offensive coordinator and running backs coach before briefly serving as interim head coach.
The 48-year-old Texas Tech product guided Buffalo's rushing attack to the top of the league. The LeSean McCoy-led group averaged 164.4 yards per game and, perhaps even more impressively, a terrific mark of 5.3 yards per carry.
Lynn spent six seasons in NFL backfields between two stints with the Denver Broncos and one with the San Francisco 49ers. ...

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