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San Diego Chargers Hire Jeff Davidson as Offensive Line Coach

Former Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line coach Jeff Davidson has been hired to the same position with the San Diego Chargers as Mike McCoy continues to fill out staff.

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A day after naming their not-so-new offensive coordinator, the San Diego Chargers announced that Jeff Davidson has been hired as the team's offensive line coach, replacing Joe D'Alessandris.

Davidson spent the previous five seasons at the same position with the Minnesota Vikings but was fired from Mike Zimmer's staff on Tuesday. It didn't take him long to find a new job as Davidson reunites with Mike McCoy. The two worked together with the Carolina Panthers from 2007-2008 when McCoy worked as the team's passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach while Davidson served as Carolina's offensive coordinator.

It's probably worth noting that anyone McCoy hired was going to be at risk to be fired after next season, along with McCoy, if the 2016 campaign doesn't go well for the Chargers.

The 48 year-old Davidson played guard in the NFL for four seasons with the Denver Broncos and New Orleans Saints before beginning his coaching career with the Saints in 1995. Davidson previously worked as an offensive line coach in New England (2002-2004), Cleveland (2005-2006), and Minnesota (2011-2015).