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Anthony Lynn is ready to get to work as the new coach of the Los Angeles Chargers

Anthony Lynn is ready to get to work as the new coach of the Los Angeles Chargers

Tuesday morning at the StubHub Center crawled quietly.

Its 27,000 seats were empty, save for a smattering of NFL scouts and agents present for a college all-star practice. There was no music, no tangible atmosphere. On the concourse, there sat an empty stage on which the Chargers were set to introduce their next head coach.

Quiet. Serene.

Then, a stout 6-foot-3 former NFL running back boomed a voice that, for one morning, captured the ripple the Chargers hope to create this fall in Los Angeles.

“We don't care where we'll play,” Lynn said. “We'll play out here on the asphalt; we don't care. That's what we do. We coach football, and we play...

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