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San Diego Chargers


Philip Rivers

Philip Rivers - #17 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 228 lbs.
Birthday 12/08/1981
Birthplace Decatur, AL
College North Carolina State
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 1st round, 4th pick by Giants

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
88.6 3606 26

Broncos sign former Chargers OG Vasquez

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Chargers OG Louis Vasquez in the first hour of free agency on Tuesday.

San Diego Chargers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the San Diego Chargers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Chargers release veteran LB Spikes

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced the release of LB Takeo Spikes on Thursday

Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Redskins hired former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as a senior executive on Wednesday.

Chargers still confident in RB Mathews

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews broke both clavicles and played in only 12 games, but the Chargers’ new brass still has confidence in the 2010 first-round pick.

Chargers claim CB Patrick

Posted Feb. 20, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers claimed CB Johnny Patrick off waivers from the Saints on Wednesday.

Smith: NFLPA still concerned about Chargers doctor

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
DeMaurice Smith is concerned about David Chao remaining as the Chargers' doctor even though he reportedly has been cleared by an independent panel.

Chargers add three to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Mike McCoy added three assistants to his staff on Tuesday, the team announced.

Chargers retain Pagano as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
New Chargers head coach Mike McCoy will retain defensive coordinator John Pagano, the team announced Friday.

Whisenhunt hired as Chargers' offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired former Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as their offensive coordinator, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

Chargers continue new vision with McCoy hire

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers continued in the direction of big changes in the front office by hiring former Broncos assistant Mike McCoy as head coach.

Chargers hire McCoy as head coach

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Mike McCoy is staying in the AFC West and will become the new head coach of the Chargers.

Reports: Colts hire Raye as VP of football operations

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Jimmy Raye is leaving San Diego to be the Colts’ vice president of football operations, Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter first reported.

New GM Telesco turns Chargers' focus to the draft

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
New Chargers GM Tom Telesco wnats to build the club through the draft, which is important with many veterans approaching free agency.

Chargers hire Telesco as new GM

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired former Colts vice president of football operations Tom Telesco as their new general manager on Wednesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Rivers was a modest 11 of 22 for 165 yards and two scores Sunday in a 27-17 win over the Jets.||||||| Rivers was also sacked four times. H's enduring his worst season in years.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Rivers was 29 of 37 for 337 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay.||||||| Rivers was playing some of his best football this season until the fourth quarter when he was largely responsible for San Diego's loss. The first of his interceptions was returned for a touchdown and the second led to a Tampa Bay field goal that sealed the game for the Buccaneers.
Posted Nov. 02, 2012
Rivers completed 18 of 20 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns, with one interception in a win over the Chiefs Thursday night.||||||| It was a good sign for Rivers, who had been bad in two straight games. It was the sixth time in NFL history a quarterback had completed 90 percent or more of his passes, and tied Steve Young for fifth on that list. Rivers threw TD passes to Antonio Gates and Malcom Floyd.
Posted Oct. 29, 2012
Rivers completed only 18 of his 34 passes for 154 yards in San Diego's 7-6 loss to Cleveland on Sunday.||||||| Rivers' completion percentage (52.9) and yards were both season-low marks. His struggles have intensified recently, with Rivers notching a quarterback rating of only 58.5 over the Chargers' last two games.
Posted Oct. 16, 2012
Rivers was intercepted four times - three in the fourth quarter - and lost two fumbles in Monday's 35-24 loss to Denver, which overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit.||||||| The four pickoffs and six turnovers were both career-highs. A week earlier, the Chargers blew a 10-point lead in the third quarter in a 31-24 loss at New Orleans.

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