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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

Saints get first win on Brees' record-breaking night

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Drew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record and the Saints won for the first time this season, 31-24 over the Chargers on Sunday night.

Chargers ILB Butler making big impact as every-down player

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
A big bright spot for the Chargers' defense has been third-year ILB Donald Butler, who missed his entire rookie season in 2010 with an Achilles injury.

Chargers release WR Spurlock

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
To make room for CB Chris Carr, the Chargers announced the release of WR Micheal Spurlock.

Chargers add CB Carr

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed CB Chris Carr, his agent confirmed to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

NT Franklin, young DEs keep Garay off the field

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Chargers NT Aubrayo Franklin has helped the run defense, and his play is one of the reasons we haven’t seen veteran Antonio Garay.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Order seemed restored in the AFC West after two divisional games in Week Four saw the Chargers and Broncos roll past the Chiefs and Raiders, respectively.

Chargers force six Chiefs turnovers in win

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The AFC West-leading Chargers took advantage of six turnovers by the Kansas City Chiefs in a 37-20 victory Sunday.

Chargers OLT Harris appreciates opportunity

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Chargers undrafted rookie OLT Mike Harris has played well in place of Jared Gaither, and has appreciated the early chance to play.

Chargers WR Floyd signs extension

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Malcom Floyd has signed a three-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The winds changed drastically in the AFC West in Week Three, proving that this division is extremely hard to figure.

Falcons rout Chargers to remain undefeated

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes to three different receivers for the Falcons, who overwhelmed the Chargers 27-3 Sunday to remain undefeated.

Chargers-Falcons game blacked out

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Falcons game will be blacked out on Sunday to televisions in Southern California.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Raiders are off to woeful starts, and the Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006.

Chargers re-sign OG Wells

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers resigned veteran OG Reggie Wells on Monday, the club said.

Rosario, Chargers roll past Titans

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 9 p.m. ET
Dante Rosario had three touchdown catches and the Chargers beat the Titans for the ninth straight time, 38-10 Sunday.

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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