Report: Teams interested in Turner, Smith if Chargers sever ties

It's unclear what this offseason holds for San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith given the team's disappointing season.

But there might be a handful of suitors for both of them should this be the end of the road for the Chargers' leaders, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Friday.

League sources told the newspaper that Smith will be a candidate for the Oakland Raiders' vacant general manager position and could be considered by the Miami Dolphins and St. Louis Rams if either team shakes up its front office after the season.

A number of teams reportedly are interested in Turner as an offensive coordinator.

With the Chargers sitting at 5-7 and two games behind the Raiders and Denver Broncos in the AFC West, Turner and Smith have heard their share of criticism. A report from The Union-Tribune last week said Chargers owner Dean Spanos has "no choice" but to fire Turner this offseason and would likely part ways with Smith, too.

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