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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

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Rivers' leadership, elite play giving Bolts chance

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:13 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning might be the first name everyone says when discussing the favorite for the 2010 NFL MVP, but Philip Rivers certainly could be a close second.

Rivers' four TDs leads Chargers past Texans 29-23

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes against the NFL's worst pass defense, and the San Diego Chargers earned their first road win of the season in beating the Houston Texans 29-23 on Sunday.

Chargers solidly behind Turner

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
After his motivational halftime speech by Norv Turner sparked the Chargers to a comeback win over the Titans in Week Eight, GM A.J. Smith gave his head coach a vote of confidence.

Chargers activate SS Gregory

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers activated SS Steve Gregory on Saturday and waived WR Richard Goodman.

Report: Chargers sign WR Washington

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed WR Kelley Washington, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Chargers TE Gates could miss Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates popped the plantar fascia in his right foot. Combined with the toe and ankle injuries he has in his left leg, his status for Sunday's game vs. the Texans is not looking good.

NT Garay a surprising standout for Bolts

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
After parting ways with veteran Jamal Williams in the offseason, nose tackle was one of the Chargers' biggest concerns entering 2010.

Chargers waive LB Merriman

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers waived LB Shawne Merriman on Tuesday after he passed an exit physical. Teams have until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday to claim him.

Without much help, Rivers putting Bolts on his back

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Despite playing with a cast of reserve receivers, Chargers QB Philip Rivers is on a record-setting pace.

Chargers beat Titans for eighth consecutive time

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates got behind linebacker Will Witherspoon to haul in a go-ahead, 48-yard pass from Philip Rivers midway through the third quarter to help the San Diego Chargers rally for a 33-25 win Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, who lost ...

Chargers sign WR Banks

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed WR Gary Banks from the team's practice squad on Saturday. They released OT Adam Terry.

Titans QB Young expected to start Sunday

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Vince Young, who missed Week Seven's win over the Eagles after spraining his left knee and ankle in Week Six, is expected to start on Sunday.

Chargers WR Jackson officially signs tender

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson officially signed his one-year restricted free-agent tender on Friday.

Chargers-Titans blacked out in San Diego

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that their Week Eight home game vs. the Titans has been blacked out in Southern California, as the team was unable to sell the necessary number of tickets before the NFL-imposed deadline of 72 hours before ...

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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