Sports Illustrated NFL News: NFL coaching innovator Don Coryell dies at 85

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Don Coryell, the innovative coach whose San Diego Chargers teams featured some of the most dynamic passing attacks in league history, has died. He was 85.


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Tough day for fans of the modern NFL. Coryell was really the father of modern, wide open offense we see so many places now.
 

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From what I know, he lived a good life. And 85 ain't bad. May the football gods smile on him for bringing Air Coryell to the NFL. Watching Fouts and Chandler and the others was a treat for those of us that like air shows. Plus, he brought us Joe Gibbs

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