Whisenhunt fired as Chargers offensive coordinator

JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer COSTA MESA (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers fired offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt on Monday night, shaking up the coaching staff after a disappointing first half of the season. Coach Anthony Lynn said in a statement that it was not an easy decision to let go of Whisenhunt, but that he felt a change was necessary. Lynn did not name an interim coordinator, but he did run Buffalo's offense during most of the 2016 season before coming to Los Angeles in 2017. The Chargers' next game is against Green Bay on Sunday. Considered by some to be a Super Bowl contender before the season, the Chargers are 3-5. They needed a missed 41-yard field goal as time expired to beat Chicago 17-16 on Sunday and snap a three-game skid. Lynn said as recently as two weeks ago th
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