By Tim Peterson
(Inglewood) – The Chargers let Head Coach Anthony Lynn go after four years at the helm the team announced Monday.
Lynn had an overall record of 33-31 during his four-year tenure including 1-1 in the post season.
The Chargers went 12-4 in 2018 and won the wild-card playoff game but they went 12-20 over the last two years including 7-9 this season. The Chargers won their last four games after starting the season 3-9.
“This morning I informed Anthony Lynn that we have made the decision to part ways with him as our head coach. I’m not sure there is another person in this league more respected as a human being than Anthony, and I want to sincerely express my deepest gratitude for his leadership during a time of great change for our organization,” Owner Dean Spanos said in a statement.
The Chargers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 38-21 Sunday in the season finale. However the Chiefs, who had already clinched the number one seed in the AFC, rested several starters including quarterback Patrick Mahomes.