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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

Bills cut DE Merriman

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The Bills released DE-OLB Shawne Merriman on Monday.

Chargers WR Brown breaks ankle

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Brown suffered a broken ankle in the team's 28-20 preseason victory over the Cowboys Saturday night.

Chargers DL Brown suspended four games

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Chargers DL Garrett Brown has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Cowboys-Chargers game blacked out in Southern California

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Chargers' home game against the Cowboys Saturday night will not be shown live on TV in Southern California.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Healthy Gates returning to form for Chargers

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Chargers TE Antonio Gates has looked rejuvenated in camp after missing nine games over the past two seasons.

Chargers RB Mathews suffers broken clavicle

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews suffered a broken clavicle in Thursday’s preseason game against the Packers.

Former Chargers OT McNeill will retire

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
After six NFL seasons, Marcus McNeill has decided to retire.

Chargers sign OTs Davis, Toudouze

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed veteran OTs Anthony Davis and Michael Toudouze.

NFL's first female official to work Packers-Chargers

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
A woman will work as an official for the first time in NFL history at Thurday's preseason Packers-Chargers game in San Diego.

Report: Chargers RB Mathews in car accident

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
A report from KGTV-10 in San Diego says that Chargers RB Ryan Mathews was involved in a car accident late Monday evening.

Chargers add QB O'Connell

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Monday that they have signed QB Kevin O’Connell to back up Philip Rivers in training camp.

Panthers cut LB Tucker

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Panthers cut LB Jyles Tucker after he left training camp.

QB Boller leaves Chargers

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
One day after signing with the Chargers, QB Kyle Boller left the team and apparently retired.

Chargers sign QB Boller

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed QB Kyle Boller to a one-year deal on Friday after backup QB Charlie Whitehurst got hurt in camp on Thursday.

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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