So many teams enter the final week of the regular season with either playoff plans or playoff prospects but without integral players for either quest.
The Patriots are one of them.
The decision to dismiss Mike was made in the best interests of our franchise, Chargers president of football operations John Spanos said in a statement. Our teams disappointing performance has not matched this teams potential and has fallen short of the demanding standards that we seek to impose throughout our organization.
San Diego fell 37-27 to the Chiefs hours earlier, sealing a 5-11 season, but the writing had already been on the wall.
CBS Sports first reported last month that the Chargers planned to hire a new high-profile coach if and when they followed through on a long-rumored relocation to Los Angeles. That was before San Diego became the first team and would-be only team to lose to the Browns this season. Spanos has until Jan. 15 to decide if he’s going to move the team.
McCoy, 44, had a 27-37 record in his first head-coaching gig, including another lackluster 4-12 showing in 2015.
He arrived in San Diego in 2013 with a rising reputation as an offensive Cheap Jerseys Borntrade mind, but the Chargers have been inconsistent on both sides of the ball during his tenure.