The heat on head coach Norv Turner's seat is perennially hot, and this performance will do little to swing momentum back in his favor.
The Twitterverse exploded with talk of the Chargers' failures; let's examine some of the highlights:
Sports Illustrated's Jim Trotter lamented the entire relationship between team president Dean Spanos and Turner:
chargers down 21-0 to the panthers. what will dean spanos give norv turner after this one? (supply your own punchline.)— Jim Trotter (@SI_JimTrotter) December 16, 2012
Roland Martin echoed the feelings of most San Diego fans:
Did someone tell the Chargers there was a game today?Spanos should fire Norv Turner right after this game!— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) December 16, 2012
Agent David Canter commented on the possibility of Andy Reid taking over the headset in San Diego next season:
Wondering if Andy Reid is watching the Chargers offense & saying maybe I will sit out a year?— David Canter (@davidcanter) December 16, 2012
Steve Wyche would apparently rather be anywhere but the Chargers game:
Ouch! RT @iamjrushing: Can someone change the channel on this Chargers game? Oh wait, I'm actually at the game. Damn.— Steve Wyche (@wyche89) December 16, 2012
Even Tony Dungy can't take an optimistic viewpoint in regard to San Diego:
Chargers expected to replace Rivers with the kid from the Play 60 commercial— Evil Mike Tomlin (@EvilMikeTomlin) December 16, 2012
While Eric Stangel called out the lack of production from Ryan Mathews:
Jacob Hester has as many TDs this season as Ryan Mathews... Go Chargers!— Eric Stangel (@EricStangel) December 16, 2012
Instead of focusing on just one player, Marty Caswell took out frustration on the entire Chargers offense:
Greetings from the 4th quarter, where the Chargers have 109 total yards of offense. ONE HUNDRED & NINE mypict.me/nBVw4
Finally, Michael Fabiano asked the question most of us thought as this game progressed:
How did THAT Chargers team beat the Steelers in Pittsburgh last week?
— Michael Fabiano (@Michael_Fabiano) December 17, 2012
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