“We finished OTAs today,” McCoy said. “We are not going to have a practice tomorrow, so this was our last OTA practice. I think the players have done an outstanding job this offseason and worked extremely hard. They’ve done a great job and have done everything we’ve asked of them. So this was a little bit of appreciation for what they did. I think we’re at a good point right now. We’ve got a long ways to go, but this is the best thing for the football team moving forward.”
McCoy has an excellent pulse of the locker room, and this gesture was another in a long litany of ways the head coach rewards his team. That’s partly why each and every Charger has a great deal of respect for him.
“I don’t think you ever expect something like that, but you certainly appreciate it,” said
The Bolts spent the hours following practice saying goodbye and wishing each other well. They’ll now head off to rest and recuperate over the next five weeks, while maintaining a workout regimen to stay in shape come the start of training camp. The team will hold 10 open training camp dates beginning July 24 and look forward to seeing the fans line the fields at Chargers Park.