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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

Seahawks top Rams, win NFC West

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Laugh all you want, the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks are going to the playoffs as champions of the NFC West.

Whitehurst to start for Seattle in Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Charlie Whitehurst has started only once in his five-year NFL career. Start No. 2 will come in one of the most important games of the entire 2010 season.

Whitehurst fizzles in first start for Seahawks

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
With Charlie Whitehurst remaining a major work in progress and 35-year-old Matt Hasslebeck now having missed 12 games because of injuries the past three seasons, could the Seahawks consider spending a first-round pick on another signalcaller in the the 2011 ...

Can wounded Seahawks stop their bleeding?

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
With their offense unable to score in the first three quarters for a second straight week, and their defense surrendering touchdowns on five straight first-half possessions, Seattle looked clueless in a 41-7 thumping by the Giants that does not bode ...

Giants dominate Seahawks 41-7

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw for three first-half touchdowns, Ahmad Bradshaw added a pair of rushing touchdowns and the New York Giants routed the Seattle Seahawks 41-7 on Sunday.

Hasselbeck out, Whitehurst to start vs. Giants

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Charlie Whitehurst will make his first-ever NFL start on Sunday, as the Seahawks announced that QB Matt Hasselbeck is out with a concussion.

Seahawks far from giving up on Hasselbeck

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
Even though he had a very forgettable performance against the Broncos in Week Two, we hear Matt Hasselbeck remains firmly entrenched as Seattle’s starting quarterback.

Insider: Seahawks made good gamble on Whitehurst

Posted April 03, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Considering what it's costing them, the Seahawks have a good risk-reward ratio with new QB Charlie Whitehurst, says one NFL insider in "Audibles."

Seahawks think Whitehurst is total package

Posted March 27, 2010 @ noon ET
As was the case when they acquired little-known Matt Hasselbeck nine years ago, the Seahawks paid an eyebrow-raising price for QB Charlie Whitehurst, who'll be counted on as Hasselbeck’s heir apparent.

Whitehurst haul makes Chargers major draft players

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
It's rare that teams can change their entire draft outlook by trading away a third-stringer, but that's exactly what the Chargers did this offseason when they dealt RFA QB Charlie Whitehurst to Seattle.

Seahawks obtain QB Whitehurst from Chargers

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The wheels continue to turn fast and furious in Seattle with the news that the Seahawks have agreed to move down 20 spots in the second round and also part with a 2011 third-round pick to acquire QB Charlie Whitehurst ...

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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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