QB Justin Herbert will have input in Chargers’ next offensive coordinator

The Chargers will have a new offensive coordinator for the 2023 NFL season, and their star quarterback will have a say in who gets to call the plays.

On Thursday, general manager Tom Telesco spoke with the media at his end-of-season press conference, noting Herbert has earned that responsibility.

When asked what traits the team will be looking for in their next offensive coordinator, Telesco cited leadership, the ability to teach and communicate concepts in a simple manner, backgrounds, and who they’ve learned from.

Additionally, Telesco noted experience is not necessarily as important.

This season, the Chargers ranked near the bottom in every rushing offense category. But most notably, Justin Herbert finished 2022 with career lows in touchdowns and yards per attempt.

That is why it is imperative for Los Angeles to successfully find and bring in someone who will not only improve the run game but unlock Herbert’s full potential.

Story originally appeared on Chargers Wire