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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 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.

Fantasy spins: Grossman, Quinn, Hill and Whitehurst

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Teams are securing backup QBs this offseason, but do any of them have a chance to start and, if so, are they viable fantasy alternatives? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Whitehurst returns to Chargers

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
After two failed seasons in Seattle, QB Charlie Whitehurst is returning to the team that drafted him in 2006, San Diego, which then cut veteran QB Billy Volek.

Seahawks spin wheels on offense, suffer more losses on 'D'

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 7:30 p.m. ET
An offense that managed a mere 137 total yards and a defense that suffered a season-ending injury to CB Walter Thurmond made for a bad Sunday.

Jackson remains Seahawks' undisputed starting QB

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
Despite Charlie Whitehurst's winning effort out of the bullpen last week, our Seattle insiders tell us head coach Pete Carroll remains committed to Tarvaris Jackson as the starting QB.

Seahawks' QB situation up in the air following huge upset

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
A potential QB controversy could be in the offing in Seattle following a stunning upset victory that featured a winning bullpen performance by Charlie Whitehurst.

Seahawks QB Jackson has strained pectoral

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson has a high-grade strained pectoral muscle and will not practice this week, head coach Pete Carroll told reporters at Monday's press conference.

Carroll names Jackson starting QB

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Saturday that Tarvaris Jackson is the starting quarterback and it is "his job to lose."

Seahawks could readdress QB situation in 2012

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Newcomer Tarvaris Jackson appears to have a leg up on holdover Charlie Whitehurst for the Seahawks' starting QB job, but we hear the team will consider upgrading further in 2012.

Seahawks QB picture fuzzier than ever

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The verdict very much remains out under center in Seattle after the news broke that Matt Hasselbeck is out, and Tarvaris Jackson is in.

Fathers pass the legacy (and the ball) to their sons

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
In honor of Father's Day, here are the seven father-son passing duos, ranked in order of total passing yards they've thrown for in their pro career, starting with the Mannings.

Appearances continue to be very deceiving in Seattle

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Even though Matt Hasselbeck could not have seemed less like a lame duck at the Seahawks' largest players-only workout of the offseason late last week, the free-agent QB's status remains very uncertain. 

Hasselbeck remains very much in Seahawks' QB picture

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Contrary to recent speculation that pre-lockout contract talks with QB Matt Hasselbeck had reached an impasse, we hear he remains very much open to discussing a new deal that would keep him in Seattle.

Schneider: Seahawks talking contract with Hasselbeck

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Seahawks GM John Schneider said contract negotiations are going well with QB Matt Hasselbeck.

Hasselbeck to start for Seahawks vs. Saints

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll announced after Thursday's practice that Matt Hasselbeck will be the team's starting quarterback for their wild-card playoff game against the Saints on Saturday.

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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