Mike McCoy

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The Best Offensive Minds
The Best Offensive Minds in Football
Mike Martz, architect of The Greatest Show on Turf, breaks down the game-planning and play-calling of the NFL’s top three offensive coaches. Here’s what you should know about Mike McCoy, Adam Gase and Mike McCarthy
By Robert Klemko
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How Philip Rivers Raised His Game
How Philip Rivers Raised His Game
He’s always had the talent and the stats, but under the new regime San Diego’s longtime quarterback has become a more complete player and stronger leader. At age 32 he’s lifted himself into MVP contention and has the Chargers looking like a Super Bowl team
By Robert Klemko
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The Next Best Thing
The Next Best Thing
Working with a new head coach and throwing to a rookie wideout, Philip Rivers completed nearly 70% of his throws while boosting touchdowns and limiting interceptions in 2013. A decade into his career, it was all a matter of timing
By Robert Klemko
Deep Dive
Chargers Preview: Back for More, Better than Before
Chargers Preview: Back for More, Better than Before
Philip Rivers experienced a mid-career resurgence under new coach Mike McCoy and led San Diego to the playoffs last season. With flexible personnel on offense and an adaptive defense, this team is primed for another postseason
By Andy Benoit
Training Camp 2014
Chargers Report: The Word of the Day is ‘Confidence’
Chargers Report: The Word of the Day is ‘Confidence’
They're a playoff team returning intact and healthy. A stacked division might be the only thing that holds the Chargers back
By Robert Klemko
Weekend Notes
The Quiet Chargers
The Quiet Chargers
Remember San Diego? Plucky little bunch, won a playoff game and took the eventual AFC champs to the wire? Yeah, they're back and feeling all kinds of confident heading into 2014. Plus, notes on the playbook 'scandal' and more
By Greg A. Bedard
Deep Dive
Chargers Preview: Trial and Errors
Chargers Preview: Trial and Errors
As he learns a new offense, Philip Rivers must cut down on the turnovers and make a case to be the Chargers' QB of the future
By Andy Benoit