The Chargers’ 2020 season has been very disappointing, to say the least. Whether it be the numerous injuries that have occurred throughout the season or the inability to close out games, the team has failed to meet expectations. Despite all of the buzz around the fanbase for the removal of head coach Anthony Lynn, ownership has stated that his job is safe for the rest of the season.
Sources: As disappointing as the #Patriots loss was, no #Chargers head coaching change is imminent. The organization has a tremendous amount of respect for Anthony Lynn, always has, and would prefer to evaluate everything at the end of the year.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 7, 2020
That might not sit well for fans as the team is 3-9 on the season. They’ve had plenty of chances to hold a better record, but that’s not the case. Lynn decided to speak on the situation in the hopes of righting the ship.
“Yeah, I’m having a down year and I understand people are going to take shots and people are going to be critical. That’s to be expected, but we have had some success here as well, and I think I’m the guy to get us back on the right track. I’m going to evaluate everything, starting with myself.”
Though not all the blame falls on Lynn, he has played a huge part in the team’s failures. His clock management has been a hot topic this season, along with his play calling. The Chargers’ 45-0 blowout against the New England Patriots didn’t help either, especially when he failed to pull out Justin Herbert from the game.
Lynn believes that he is the right man for the team if Dean Spanos and Tom Telesco decide to retain him. However, with the growing sentiment among fans that it’s time for a coaching change, that may not happen. Only time will tell.