Los Angeles Chargers hire Anthony Lynn as new head coach

The Los Angeles Chargers have a new city, new logo and now a new head coach.

On Friday morning, 24 hours after officially announcing the team’s relocation from San Diego, it was reported that the team has agreed to a four-year deal with Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn as the next head coach, replacing Mike McCoy.

Adam Schefter of ESPN was first to report the news.

Now official: Chargers and Anthony Lynn have agreed on a 4-year contract, per source. In 24 hours, Chargers have new HC and new city.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 13, 2017

Along with leading the Bills offense, Lynn took over as Buffalo’s interim head coach in 2016 following the firing of Rex Ryan.

The 44-year-old won two Super Bowls as a player with the Denver Broncos. He also had a two-year stint with the San Francisco 49ers. Lynn started his coaching career as a special teams assistant with the Broncos, before being a running backs coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns and New York Jets. He spent two-years in Buffalo running the offense.

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