Ex-Chargers coach Don Coryell dies

Updated: July 2, 2010, 9:11 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Don Coryell, the innovative coach whose Air Coryell offense produced some of the most dynamic passing attacks in NFL history, has died. He was 85.

The San Diego Chargers confirmed Coryell died Thursday at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in suburban La Mesa. The team did not release the cause of death, but Coryell had been in poor health for some time.

"We've lost a man who has contributed to the game of pro football in a very lasting way with his innovations and with his style," ...

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