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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 file photo, Denver Broncos defensive backs coach Renaldo Hill takes part in drills during an NFL football practice in Englewood, Colo. Renaldo Hill is getting his first opportunity to be a defensive coordinator, but he won't be thrown into the deep end of the pool yet. Chargers head coach Brandon Staley will call the plays during games, allowing Hill to be able to progress at his own pace. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Chargers' Hill eager for first shot as defensive coordinator

Jan. 27, 2021 6:22 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Renaldo Hill is getting his first opportunity to be a defensive coordinator, although he won't be thrown into the deep end of the pool just yet. Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley will call the plays during games, allowing Hill to be able to progress at his own pace. It is...

In a photo provided by the Detroit Lions, Detroit Lions general manager Brad Holmes arrives on his first at the NFL football team's practice facility Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 in Allen Park, Mich. (Detroit Lions via AP).

Lions hire ex-Chargers coach Lynn as offensive coordinator

Jan. 27, 2021 5:31 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have hired offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, who led the Los Angeles Chargers for four seasons before being fired earlier this month. Detroit added Lynn to first-year coach Dan Campbell's staff on Wednesday, days after hiring Aaron Glenn to be their defensive...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi, right, laughs with offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael during practice at their NFL football training facility in Metairie, La. The Los Angeles Chargers announced on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, they have agreed to terms with Lombardi as offensive coordinator, Renaldo Hill as defensive coordinator and Derius Swinton II as special teams coordinator. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, Pool, File)

Chargers' Lombardi hoping to make most of second chance

Jan. 26, 2021 8:15 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joe Lombardi is hoping that his second stint as an offensive coordinator goes better than the first. Lombardi, who accepted the Los Angeles Chargers coordinator opening over the weekend, said on Tuesday the biggest thing he learned from his first opportunity in Detroit was that he...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi, right, laughs with offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael during practice at their NFL football training facility in Metairie, La. The Los Angeles Chargers announced on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, they have agreed to terms with Lombardi as offensive coordinator, Renaldo Hill as defensive coordinator and Derius Swinton II as special teams coordinator. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, Pool, File)

Lombardi, Hill and Swinton join Chargers as coordinators

Jan. 25, 2021 7:40 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — New Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley has started building his staff by naming his coordinators. The Chargers announced on Monday they have agreed to terms with Joe Lombardi as offensive coordinator, Renaldo Hill as defensive coordinator and Derius Swinton II as special...

Steelers promote QB coach Canada to offensive coordinator

Jan. 25, 2021 6:00 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't look very far to find a new offensive coordinator, promoting quarterbacks coach Matt Canada to the position on Monday to replace Randy Fichtner. The Steelers opted not to renew Fichtner's contract following a first-round playoff loss to Cleveland. Pittsburgh...

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's facility in Indianapolis. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Nick Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't officially announced the hiring.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Eagles hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni as head coach

Jan. 24, 2021 1:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three days after choosing Nick Sirianni to be their new coach, the Philadelphia Eagles made it official. The team announced Sirianni's hiring on Sunday, posting on Twitter a photo of Sirianni wearing an Eagles visor and the caption: “Copped ourselves a head coach.”...

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's facility in Indianapolis. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Nick Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't officially announced the hiring.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

AP sources: Eagles plan to hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni

Jan. 21, 2021 10:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni's success working with various quarterbacks with different styles comes in handy in his new job. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley watches his players before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, the Los Angeles Chargers hired Staley to become the team's head coach. (AP Photo/Doug Murray, File)

Chargers' new coach Staley looking to connect with Herbert

Jan. 21, 2021 8:21 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Staley's first phone call after he accepted the Los Angeles Chargers head coaching job Sunday was to his wife, Amy. His second was to franchise quarterback Justin Herbert. On Thursday, right before he was formally introduced as the 17th head coach in franchise history,...

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's facility in Indianapolis. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Nick Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't officially announced the hiring.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Column: NFL continues to pass on hiring new Black coaches

Jan. 21, 2021 4:55 PM EST

Coaches understand before they sign employment contracts that they are hired to be fired, something that’s particularly true in the NFL where the only measure of success is a playoff slot at the end of the season. That’s why there was no real outcry when Anthony Lynn was let go by the Chargers....

FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Falcons head coach Raheem Morris walks on the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City. The Los Angeles Rams have hired Raheem Morris to be their new defensive coordinator, the team announced Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Rams tab Morris to replace Staley as defensive coordinator

Jan. 21, 2021 4:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have hired Raheem Morris to be their new defensive coordinator. Rams coach Sean McVay announced the hiring Thursday of Morris, the team's third defensive coordinator in three seasons. Morris replaces Brandon Staley, who became the Los Angeles Chargers' head coach...