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Strike While The Gridiron's Hot

By Dan McLellan, Photos by Mike Nowak

The rally cry to fire general manager A.J. Smith and coach Norv Turner reached a fever pitch at the end of last season when San Diego missed the playoffs for the second straight year. Despite many fans' displeasure with these two, however, statistics suggest the Chargers are in the mist of their glory days.
Here's how the numbers stack up.

Smith became the winningest GM in team history (93) with this season's 2-0 start. Smith is also tied for the most division titles (5) and playoff wins...