Mike McCoy, Chargers Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

January 8, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Diego Chargers are putting their faith in head coach Mike McCoy by signing him to a contract extension coming off a 4-12 season.
Per Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers general manager Tom Telesco announced McCoy's extension adds one year to his current deal and runs through 2017.
The Chargers had already let it be known they were retaining McCoy despite finishing last in the AFC West.
Per the Chargers' official Twitter account, Telesco said McCoy is "somebody we want to build around."
The team parted ways with six assistants after the season, including offensive coordinator Frank Reich, offensive line coach Joe D'Alessandris, tight ends coach Pete Metzelaars, wide receivers coach Fred Graves, defensive line coach Don Johnson and assistant offensive line coach Andrew Dees.
Telesco said he "wouldn't be opposed" to McCoy's calling plays for the offense but will leave the final decision to his head coach.
McCoy does have an extens...

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