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REPORT: Mike McCoy Could Be Retained

There are now conflicting reports on the future status of San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Mike McCoy's coaching tenure with the San Diego Chargers may not yet be over...

This comes just one day after a report from Senior NFL Reporter Alex Marvez stating that many people around the NFL expect tomorrow's game against the Denver Bronco's to be McCoy's last as a Charger.

Gehlken, from the San Diego Union-Tribune, seems to be of the mindset that McCoy will be retained. He does, however, state in the article that "Time will tell for certain" so it would appear nothing has been decided officially.

Some other teams have put out public statements in support of their head coach when rumors have been going around about their status (see Jacksonville Jaguars) while others have been a bit more vague like the Indianapolis Colts. This feels along the lines of what the Colts owner Jim Irsay had to say about their head coach, that nothing has been decided at this point for 2016 and beyond.

It is important to note, though, that prior to the 2013 season both Tom Telesco and Mike McCoy were signed to four year contracts.  Tom Telesco's contract was extended for three additional years, now famously, while McCoy's has not. With 2016 being the final year of McCoy's deal, it may be possible that the team would like to stick with him for one final year before making any decisions on his future.

One would expect for this all to unfold, one way or another, on Monday following the Chargers' final game of the 2015 season.