By Ross Jones, FOXSports.com
LOS ANGELES — Mike McCoy’s first year in San Diego will go as smooth as Philip Rivers’ season. He knows it. You know it. The organization knows it.
That’s why the Chargers have put together a savvy staff, including Ken Whisenhunt as offensive coordinator and Frank Reich as quarterbacks coach, to make sure Rivers is best suited to be successful in the new system.
While the Chargers were suffering through a 7-9 season in 2012, when Rivers was sacked 49 times, McCoy was coordinating a playoff offense in Denver. McCoy accepted the gig in San Diego and was immediately aware of the great potential he had with the former Pro Bowl quarterback.
“His arm is a lot stronger than what people told me that it was,” McCoy told FOXSports.com at a media luncheon Monday. “The way that he has picked up the system is unbelievable. Usually it takes some guys some time to take it all in and people have to go through the reps, but he picked it up so fast.
“He’s a football junkie. He absolutely loves the game and he loves to practice. He always has a smile on his face out there and he’s a great leader.” Keep Reading…