Chargers hiring Kellen Moore to be offensive coordinator

Transferring shortly, the Chargers are hiring Kellen Moore as their new offensive coordinator, the team announced.

Moore, 33, spent 5 seasons with Dallas earlier than he and the staff parted methods Sunday in what the Cowboys termed a mutual choice.

He replaces Joe Lombardi, who was fired following the Chargers’ AFC wild-card playoff loss at Jacksonville.

A former quarterback at Boise State, Moore was Dallas’ offensive coordinator the final 4 seasons. The Cowboys ranked first in factors and yards in 2021 and fourth in factors and eleventh in yards this season.

Certainly one of Moore’s apparent duties can be enhancing a working sport that the Chargers struggled to ascertain all through 2022. Dallas ranked ninth in dashing every of the final two seasons.

Earlier than deciding on Moore, the Chargers interviewed Zac Robinson (Rams passing sport coordinator/quarterbacks coach), Greg Olson (Rams senior offensive assistant), Jerrod Johnson (Minnesota assistant quarterbacks coach), Thomas Brown (Rams assistant head coach/tight ends coach) and Luke Steckel (Tennessee tight finish coach).

The Chargers nonetheless want a quarterbacks coach after Shane Day additionally was fired together with Lombardi.