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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

Chargers add TE depth behind Gates

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached a one-year deal with TE Dante Rosario, creating more depth behind starter Antonio Gates.

Chargers re-sign TE McMichael

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Chargers have re-signed TE Randy McMichael, keeping a valuable run blocker and receiver on their roster.

Chargers add S Bigby

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Chargers, who lost S Steve Gregory in free agency to the Patriots earlier in the week, have compensated for it by signing free-agent S Atari Bigby.

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.

Chargers sign WR Royal

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
The Chargers have added their second receiver since losing Vincent Jackson in free agency, signing Eddie Royal on Thursday evening.

Patriots sign SS Gregory

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed former Chargers free-agent SS Steve Gregory to a three-year contract.

After setbacks, Chargers turning things around

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
After losing three Pro Bowl players early in the offseason, the Chargers have turned things around with some signings that improve the roster.

Fantasy spin: LeRon McClain

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
LeRon McClain is now a Charger, replacing Mike Tolbert but will he be used like Tolbert was the past two seasons? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chargers add RB McClain

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Le'Ron McClain has signed with the Chargers, giving them a bigger back to presumably replace free agent Mike Tolbert.

Chargers sign OLB Johnson

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
In an attempt to bolster their linebacking corps, the Chargers have signed OLB Jarret Johnson to a four-year contract.

Chargers keep Gaither with four-year deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed OT Jared Gaither to a four-year contract, a major boost to a team that has had a rough offseason thus far on the offensive line.

Fantasy spin: Robert Meachem

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Chargers quickly replaced the loss of WR Vincent Jackson with Robert Meachem but what should fantasy owners expect? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chargers add WR Meachem

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
Hours after losing WR Vincent Jackson to the Buccaneers, the Chargers signed free-agent WR Robert Meachem to a four-year deal.

Bucs gamble on Jackson with division rivals in mind

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:33 a.m. ET
After staying out of the free-agent melee for the past few offseasons, the Buccaneers took a tremendous risk, albeit one that could pay big dividends, on the first day of free agency.

Chargers re-sign C Hardwick

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced on Tuesday that they have re-signed C Nick Hardwick to a three-year contract.

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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