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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 add LBs to active roster

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Just hours before their Week 15 game the Chargers have made a roster move, signing LBs Darry Beckwith and Brandon Lang from their practice squad

2012 ballot measure key to Chargers staying put

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
While the Chargers won't be leaving town next season, what they do beyond that is completely up in the air.

Report: Chargers TE Gates not expected to play Thursday

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates, who is still suffering from a torn plantar fascia, is not expected to play on Thursday against the 49ers, according to NFL.com.

Chargers avoid Thursday-night blackout

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
The Chargers sold enough tickets to avoid a blackout for their Thursday-night game against the 49ers.

Everything comes together as Bolts surge back into playoff race

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Knowing a loss Sunday would likely end their playoff dreams, the Chargers did what we have become accustomed to them doing in December: dominated the competition.

Vikings-Eagles Week 16 game flexed

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Week 16 Vikings-Eagles game has been flexed to the Sunday-night prime-time slot.

Chargers gain ground by dominating Chiefs

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Malcom Floyd and the Chargers remained alive in the AFC West race with a 31-0 win Sunday over the division-leading Kansas City Chiefs, who went nowhere without quarterback Matt Cassel.

Pass-blocking skills holding back Chargers' Mathews

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Although he was active in Week 13, Chargers RB Ryan Mathews didn't play a snap, and we hear that is the result of his shortcomings as a pass protector, according to AFC West Whispers.

Cassel does not practice Friday, listed as doubtful

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Chargers, meaning backup Brodie Croyle will likely start.

Injury bug getting best of Bolts' receivers

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Chargers QB Philip Rivers has put himself in the mix for the MVP, but it hasn't been because of his receiving corps, which has been very shaky throughout 2010.

Los Angeles Chargers in 2012?

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Chargers may be leaving San Diego in the near future, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Chargers' mistakes return in loss to Raiders

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Darren McFadden ran for 97 yards and a TD, and the Raiders took advantage of more mistakes by the Chargers to stun San Diego 28-13 on Sunday.

It's a landslide: Readers pick Chargers to win AFC West

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
In a just-concluded poll, the respondents overwhelmingly picked the Chargers to capture the division crown, even though they're currently in second place, one game behind the Chiefs.

Crosby getting Bolts' special teams turned around

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
We hear that many believed that somebody needed to take the fall for the Chargers' terrible special-teams unit, but head coach Norv Turner's backing of special-teams coach Steve Crosby could pay off.

Chargers WR Jackson will likely miss Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson will likely miss this Sunday's game against the Raiders, head coach Norv Turner said Monday.

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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