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Telesco's Tall Task

GM Tom Telesco

The Tom Telesco era is underway and it won't take long for San Diego's new GM to put his thumbprint on the organization. A new coach will soon be hired, likely next week, and then a plan will be laid out for free agency and the draft. We examine some of the immediate obstacles in Telesco's path.

Hire a New Head Coach The Telesco hiring bodes well for Bruce Arians, who worked with Telesco in Indianapolis, and Lovie Smith, who shares the Tony Dungy connection with San Diego's new general manager. It is noteworthy that Arians' Colts and Smith's Bears ran 4-3 defensive schemes. Arians, an offensive coach, is less tied to that scheme than Smith. However, Telesco has made it clear he will...

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