New San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco, a first-time GM, is looking at a couple of recycled coaches as he readies to make his first hire.
According to USA Today, the Chargers will interview former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith and former Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt for their vacancy. Both coaches were fired when the 2012 regular season ended.
Both Smith and Whisenhunt have made the rounds, interviewing with a handful of teams since their respective dismissals, but neither has landed a new gig just yet. In fact, the only head coach fired at the end of the season to land a new head coaching job thus far is Andy Reid, who went from Philadelphia to Kansas City. It will be interesting to see if either Smith or Whisenhunt winds up joining him in the AFC West.
NFL.com also reported that the Chargers interviewed Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley.
Follow me on Twitter @TerryMc13
Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com
JUN 17 Jeff Fedotin
Following eventful offseason, Miller gears up for 2013.
JUN 15 Joel Corry
15-year veteran returns to the place where it all began.
JUN 10 Jeff Fedotin
Kansas City and new coach Andy Reid take a shot with the pistol guru.