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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

Healthy Burnett bringing the heat for Bolts

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
It certainly doesn't reflect in their 2-5 record, but the Chargers have been one of the league's premier defenses in 2010, and ILB Kevin Burnett is a main reason why.

Patriots hang on for 23-20 win as FG try misses

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
After Philip Rivers rallied San Diego in the closing minutes, new kicker Kris Brown missed a 50-yard field goal attempt with 23 seconds left and the Patriots escaped with a 23-20 win over the mistake-prone Chargers on Sunday.

Patriots-Chargers prediction

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Patriots have a lot of momentum after their come-from-behind win over the Ravens in Week Six. Will it be enough to beat the Chargers in San Diego? PFW's Kevin Fishbain thinks so.

Chargers WR Davis to get more chances

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
With San Diego WRs Malcom Floyd and Legedu Naanee doubtful for Sunday's game against New England, Buster Davis has a prime opportunity to show what he can do.

Ajirotutu to Chargers' roster; Wilson on I.R.

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Chargers elevated WR Seyi Ajirotutu from their practice squad to the 53-man roster and moved LB Kion Wilson to injured reserve on Saturday.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers, namely San Diego SS Paul Oliver vs. New England TE Aaron Hernandez.

Patriots RB Taylor, S Page out for Sunday; Chargers TE Gates questionable

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Patriots have ruled out RB Fred Taylor (toe) and S Jarrad Page (calf) for Sunday's game against the Chargers. CB Kyle Arrington is questionable with a groin injury. Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) is also questionable.

Jackson will return to Chargers next week

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
WR Vincent Jackson will report to the Chargers next week and sign his restricted free-agent tender, according to his agent, making him eligible to play in Week 12.

Despite sack struggles, Chargers not altering O-line

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
Despite QB Philip Rivers being sacked a career-high seven times in the Chargers' Week Six loss to the Rams, we hear that the team does not have plans to make any changes along the offensive line.

Bucs blacked out, Chargers to be shown on TV

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers will be shown on San Diego-area TV, while Rams vs. Bucs will be blacked out in Tampa.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers:

Chargers sign PK Kris Brown

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed PK Kris Brown to temporarily replace Nate Kaeding, who is suffering from a groin injury.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers:

Report: Chargers don't expect WR Floyd, PK Kaeding to play Sunday vs. Pats

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
The Chargers likely will be without WR Malcom Floyd (hamstring) and PK Nate Kaeding (groin) for Sunday's Week Seven game against the Patriots.

Protection issues last thing Chargers can afford

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
During the Chargers' run as the class of the AFC West, one thing that didn't plague them was sacks, as QB Philip Rivers was rarely brought down more than one or two times in a game. However, that hasn ...

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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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