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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

Rivers, Gates have Bolts’ offense No. 1

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
Nobody would have believed that Chargers QB Philip Rivers could put up better numbers without Pro Bowl WR Vincent Jackson, but that's exactly what he has done thus far.

Chargers SS Gregory suspended four games

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Chargers SS Steve Gregory has been suspended for four games following a positive drug test for a banned substance, the team announced Monday.

Gates gets 500th reception in Chargers win

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...

Chargers promote FB-LB Wilson

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers promoted FB-LB Kion Wilson from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday, a day before their Week Four game against the Cardinals. They released CB Dante Hughes to make room for Wilson.

Bolts may use volunteering vets to cure special-teams woes

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
While the Chargers are off to yet another slow start, the team can look to one very specific area for its early struggles: kick coverage.

Four teams risk blackouts in Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Four NFL games could be blacked out on local television this Sunday as teams scramble to sell tickets before Thursday afternoon's deadline.

Chargers OLB English out 4-6 weeks

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Larry English will miss 4-6 weeks as he recovers from a foot injury.

Chargers sign fourth long-snapper

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Chargers had to sign their fourth long-snapper of the season on Tuesday and placed two players on injured reserve.

Vasquez, Mathews get good news for Chargers

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Chargers ORG Louis Vasquez will not need surgery on his injured knee and RB Ryan Matthews is able to return to practice.

Washington's two kick-return TDs lead Seahawks to victory

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Leon Washington returned two second-half kickoffs for touchdowns of 101 and 99 yards, making up for a long list of Seattle mistakes, and the Seahawks held off Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 27-20 on Sunday.

McNeill ends holdout, signs tender

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill, who had been holding out for a new contract, has signed his restricted free-agent tender, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Bulldozing RB Tolbert a secret weapon for Bolts

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
RB Ryan Mathews may have been the Chargers' first-round pick this year, but he's not the only guy they trust in the backfield.

Chargers RB Mathews nursing high ankle sprain

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Chargers rookie RB Ryan Mathews was held out of practice Wednesday and is not sure if he will play this Sunday as he nurses a high ankle sprain.

Deadline passes for Chargers WR Jackson to be traded

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The deadline imposed for Chargers WR Vincent Jackson to be traded, which would have allowed him to reduce his suspension from six games to four, has passed with no deal consummated.

Clock keeps ticking on Vincent Jackson deal

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have until 4 p.m. EDT to make a deal involving WR Vincent Jackson that will keep his reduced suspension in place.

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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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