It’s crunch time for newly minted Chargers general manager Tom Telesco and head coach Mike McCoy.
After suffering through another underachieving season, team president Dean Spanos finally pulled the trigger so many of the Bolt faithful longed to see pulled in dispatching A.J. Smith and Norv Turner.
Their replacements will begin putting their stamp on the franchise when the NFL Draft gets underway this Thursday at 5 p.m. The Chargers’ middling 2012 performance garnered them the 11th pick in the first round, and one pick each in the early-middle of rounds two through seven, held on Friday and Saturday.