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Charlie Whitehurst

Charlie Whitehurst - #6 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 226 lbs.
Birthday 08/06/1982
Birthplace Duluth, GA
College Clemson
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 3rd round, 17th pick by Chargers

Chargers place Gates on I.R.

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates has been placed on injured reserve with a foot injury, ending the season for the Pro Bowl TE.

Chargers opt to keep Turner and Smith

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Head coach Norv Turner and GM A.J. Smith will return in 2011 for the Chargers, who were one of the league's biggest disappointments this season.  

Chargers left with more questions than answers after stunning loss

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
  With the AFC West still within reach and two games against weak competition left on the schedule, the Chargers seemed poised to close out the season with a flurry. However, that was anything but the case Sunday.  

Bengals stun Chargers, keep them out of playoffs

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw four touchdown passes during a near-perfect performance in the swirling snow, and the Bengals beat San Diego 34-20 on Sunday, ending the Chargers' run of four straight playoff appearances.

Tolbert carted off field

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Mike Tolbert was carted off the field of Sunday's game against the Bengals with an apparent head/neck injury.

Chargers' Cason will give up punt-return duties

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Because CB Antoine Cason is considered too valuable on defense to risk an injury on special teams, San Diego will take away his punt-return duties now that Darren Sproles is healthy again, according to AFC West Whispers.

Chargers rule ILB Cooper out for Sunday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Chargers ILB Stephen Cooper has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Phillips leads powerful Chargers defense

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
They no longer have a host of big names — as one of the league's annual sack leaders, OLB Shaun Phillips might be the biggest — but the Chargers' defense has quietly dominated all season.

Gates to take long-term approach with foot problem

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Antonio Gates has missed four of the Chargers' past six games because of his torn plantar fascia and is likely to miss another contest this coming Sunday.

Chargers could bring back Jackson — on their terms

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Just weeks ago, it appeared there was zero chance WR Vincent Jackson would be back in San Diego following the 2010 season, but that situation could be about to change.

Chargers sign LB Moore

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed LB Brandon Moore on Tuesday and waived LB Darry Beckwith.

Report: Chargers could put franchise tag on Jackson

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Chargers could consider placing a franchise tag on Jackson to keep him for one season, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

V-Jax shows what might have been with career day

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
If Vincent Jackson had not held out for a majority of the season, we might be talking about him as one of the superstars of 2010. That became quite clear with his effort last Thursday night.

Jackson catches three TDs to lead Bolts

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
Vincent Jackson had a career-high three touchdown catches as the San Diego Chargers beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-7 on Thursday night to stay alive in the AFC West race.

Gates, Floyd both out for Chargers

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
Needing a win to keep pace with the Chiefs in the AFC West, the Chargers will be without star TE Antonio Gates and WR Malcom Floyd tonight vs. the 49ers, according to NFL Network reporter Kara Henderson.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2012
Whitehurst is in and Billy Volek is out as Philip Rivers' backup with the San Diego Chargers. Whitehurst agreed to a two-year contract Friday to return to the Chargers.||||||| A short time later, the Chargers released Volek. Whitehurst was San Diego's third-string quarterback behind Rivers and Volek from 2006-2009, and never attempted a pass in the regular season.
Posted Oct. 23, 2011
Whitehurst will start against Cleveland.||||||| Whitehurst is replacing Tarvaris Jackson, who suffered a chest injury in the third quarter last week.
Posted Oct. 10, 2011
Whitehurst threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Doug Baldwin with 2:37 remaining to put the Seahawks ahead for good in Sunday's 36-25 win over the Giants.||||||| Whitehurst, who replaced the injured Tarvaris Jackson in the third quarter, led the Seahawks (2-3) on an 80-yard touchdown drive capped with his pass to Baldwin on a play in which the Giants seemed to stop after defensive end Osi Umenyiora jumped offside. Whitehurst finished 11 of 19 for 149 yards.
Posted Jan. 03, 2011
Whitehurst finished 22 of 36 for 192 yards with his lone touchdown Sunday in a 16-6 win over St. Louis. He showed his athleticism with eight carries for 30 yards on the ground.||||||| Whitehurst could get his first career playoff start Saturday at home against the reigning Super Bowl champion Saints. If not, Matt Hasselbeck will start.
Posted Dec. 30, 2010
Whitehurst says he's not worrying he might take all the snaps in practice this week and then have regular quarterback Matt Hasselbeck swoop in and start Sunday night against St. Louis.||||||| Whitehurst is preparing to make the second start of his career with the NFC West title on the line. Hasselbeck injured his hip last week against Tampa Bay in the first quarter and while Seattle is not ruling out Hasselbeck, the Seahawks are moving forward with Whitehurst as the starter. Whitehurst struggled when he took over for Hasselbeck a week ago. Whitehurst completed 11 of 18 passes for 66 yards in his three quarters of play, but missed on his first four throws.

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