San Diego Chargers Head Coach Mike McCoy announced during today's press conference that both of his coordinators, John Pagano and Frank Reich, would be returning for the 2015-16 season. This is a surprise to no one, though many Chargers fans are likely upset as they were demanding blood following Sunday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City.
John Pagano has been the defensive coordinator of the Chargers since 2012 and has been with the franchise as a coach since 2005. His defenses have finished 11th, 29th, and 21st in Expected Points Added (EPA) during his tenure.
Rookie offensive coordinator Frank Reich took over a squad that finished 2nd in EPA under Ken Whisenhunt in 2013. He led them to a ranking of 12th this season. In Reich's defense, he was without Danny Woodhead, Ryan Mathews, and Nick Hardwick for most of the season (though he did have Malcom Floyd for a full 16 games).
Both coordinators have been criticized by fans but are deeply respected by the players and ownership in San Diego. Pagano's name has been floated as a potential head coach for a couple years now.
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