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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

Offseason departures not affecting Bolts 'D'

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers' personnel losses on defense were expected to hinder them in 2010, but thus far, it has been exactly the opposite.

Chargers dominate Jaguars in home opener

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and the Chargers forced six turnovers in beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 38-13 in their home opener Sunday.

Vikings' Harvin to have MRI on Monday

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Vikings WR Percy Harvin will undergo an MRI on his injured hip on Monday, which could lead to more speculation that the team would entertain a trade for Charger WR Vincent Jackson.

Chargers sign long-snapper

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Chargers, who have not been able to find a healthy long-snapper, sign former Bill Ryan Neill.

Rivers still finding his way without Jackson

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The final numbers might not have reflected it, but the absence of WR Vincent Jackson clearly affected Philip Rivers in the Chargers' Week One loss at Kansas City, with the QB and WR Malcom Floyd clearly not on the same ...

Sunday's Chargers-Jags game will be blacked out in San Diego

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Sunday's game between the Chargers and Jaguars will be blacked out in the San Diego area after the Chargers failed to sell out the game.

Jackson's suspension reduced from six games to four if he is traded

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The NFL and NFLPA reached a settlement that will allow WR Vincent Jackson to miss only one additional game, for a total of four, if he is traded to another team, instead of the three normally required after being placed ...

Chargers' home opener likely to be blacked out

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
The Chargers' home opener this Sunday will likely be blacked out on local TV as roughly 8,000 general-admission tickets remain unsold.

Chargers place LS Binn on I.R., sign LS Dearth

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed veteran LS David Binn on injured reserve on Wednesday because of a hamstring injury.

Chiefs hold on for 21-14 win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:36 a.m. ET
Jamaal Charles' 56-yard touchdown run and Dexter McCluster's team-record 94-yard punt return gave Kansas City a two-touchdown lead and the Chiefs held San Diego on four downs inside the 6-yard line in the final minute for a 21-14 victory ...

Chargers load up on 'D' to create flexibility

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
While most teams like to closely balance the number of offensive and defensive players on their roster, the Chargers have opted to take a different approach.

Report: WR Jackson's agents say trade fell through

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson's agents said Sunday a trade for their client fell through on Saturday, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Sunday.

Chargers sign OT Terry, announce practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Sunday that they have signed veteran OT Adam Terry to a one-year contract. To make room for Terry on the 53-man roster, the team released OT Ryan Otterson.

Report: Chargers trade for WR Crayton

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Needing a fill-in for Vincent Jackson, the Chargers reportedly have dealt a seventh-round draft choice to Dallas for disgruntled WR Patrick Crayton.

Merriman to miss preseason finale; status for opener uncertain

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Chargers OLB Shawne Merriman (Achilles) will not play in the Chargers' preseason finale on Thursday night and it's unknown if he will be ready for the season opener.

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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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