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Don Coryell dies at 85; longtime coach of the San Diego Chargers
Don Coryell dies at 85; longtime coach of the San Diego Chargers

Don Coryell, longtime coach of the San Diego Chargers and architect of an ahead-of-its-time passing offense, died Thursday. He was 85.Coryell had battled a lengthy illness and was surrounded by his family when he died at Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, the Chargers said.--------------------FOR THE RECORD: The obituary of former San Diego Chargers coach Don Coryell in Friday's LATExtra section misidentified Coryell's wife and said that she died last year. Her name was Aliisa, not Barbara, and she died in 2008.--------------------"We are terribly saddened by the passing of Coach Coryell," Chargers President Dean Spanos said. "He revolutionized the game of football, not only in San...

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