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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 sign TE Gates to five-year extension

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced late Wednesday that they have signed TE Antonio Gates to a five-year contract extension that will keep him in San Diego through 2015. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the deal is worth $36.175 million, including ...

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Coryell's quarterbacks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The late Don Coryell managed to quickly turn a pair of quarterbacks who'd been struggling like hell into All-Pros aerialists — Jim Hart in St. Louis, Dan Fouts in San Diego.

Nose tackle should be Bolts' top camp battle

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Following the release of veteran Ian Scott, the Chargers will stage a full-fledged battle for the starting NT spot, one that we hear will be the best of camp.

NFL suspends Chargers WR Jackson for three games

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Chargers have been notified by the NFL that WR Vincent Jackson will miss the first three regular-season games of 2010 for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Chargers sign rookies Butler, Thomas

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have agreed to four-year contracts with two 2010 draft picks, ILB Donald Butler and DT Cam Thomas.

Innovative Coryell deserves Hall berth

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
Mike Holbrook makes a case for the selection of former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in a column that was originally posted Dec. 13.

Chargers won't trade McNeill

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
According to "Whispers," the Chargers don't have any intention of dealing OLT Marcus McNeill, whom they'd like to reward with a contract extension after they've care of several other key players next offseason.

Coryell deserves to get Hall call

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
In this 2007 column by longtime PFW contributor Jerry Magee, he cites many accomplishments of former Chargers head coach Don Coryell, who died Thursday. Coryell was a finalist in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's voting for the Class ...

Passing guru Coryell dead at 85

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:26 a.m. ET
Former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell died at 3:15 p.m. PDT Thursday at the age of 85 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, just outside San Diego. The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but ...

Redskins' interest in Chargers' Jackson unclear

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Reports suggest that the Redskins are one of the teams that are interested in acquiring disgruntled Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, but that interest might have changed following Jackson's three-game suspension.

Reports: Chargers WR Jackson handed three-game suspension

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Chargers WR Vincent Jackson for three games for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, according to ESPN and NFL Network.

Bolts will deal Jackson for right price

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Just months after going to the Pro Bowl, WR Vincent Jackson might not be a member of the Chargers when the 2010 season begins.

Chargers WR Davis unlikely to benefit from Jackson's absence

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Since the Chargers drafted him in the first round in 2007, WR Buster Davis has often earned rave reviews for his work in practice. The only problem: His dazzling talent has never carried over into game action, as he has ...

Chargers sign rookies Stuckey, Epps

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed two 2010 draft picks late Thursday, S Darrell Stuckey and TE Dedrick Epps, to four-year contracts.

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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