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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

Dixon scores twice in 49ers' win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
Anthony Dixon capped San Francisco's first two drives with 1-yard touchdown runs and the 49ers beat the San Diego Chargers 20-17 Thursday night.

Chargers 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
San Diego may have the best player in the division in QB Philip Rivers, but it can't seem to find much success in the postseason. Check out our analysis of the Chargers, position by position.

Chargers release LS Binn

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
David Binn, the longtime long snapper for the Chargers, was released on Tuesday, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Chargers win after Kolb, Fitz connect on 80-yarder

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 1:46 a.m. ET
San Diego's Bryan Walters caught a 14-yard pass from Billy Volek with 3 seconds remaining to give the Chargers a 34-31 preseason victory over Arizona on Saturday night.

Chargers sign ILB Bentley

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran ILB Kevin Bentley on Wednesday to a one-year contract.

Rivers sharper than Romo, Chargers beat Cowboys

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers led San Diego to scores on two of his three drives in the Chargers' 20-7 preseason victory over the Cowboys on Sunday night.

Chargers WR Floyd suffers concussion

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Chargers starting WR Malcom Floyd was knocked out of Sunday night's preseason game in Dallas after suffering a concussion.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
After missing much of last season because of a holdout, WR Vincent Jackson is back in San Diego, and  the Chargers are glad to have him. PFW camps out with the AFC West teams.

Chargers agree with ILB Cooper

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
The Chargers have agreed with ILB Stephen Cooper on a one-year deal, the club announced Friday.

New faces on Chargers' 'D,' especially at linebacker

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers have made some changes to their top-ranked defense with as many as five new starters on the unit, including three at linebacker.

Rivers, Chargers shine; Seahawks rally late

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
The Seahawks can only hope Tarvaris Jackson someday runs their offense as smoothly as Philip Rivers controls the Chargers.

Chargers OLT McNeill undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
Chargers starting OLT Marcus McNeill has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and will be out two weeks.

WR Floyd re-signs with Chargers

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
WR Malcom Floyd, PFW's top unrestricted free agent still on the market, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Chargers, the team announced Friday.

DT Liuget signs with Chargers

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
Now that the Chargers have agreed to a contract with DT Corey Liuget on Thursday, there are only two remaining unsigned first-round picks.

The great Gates

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates has changed the skill set needed for his position in the NFL and made tight ends more relevent in fantasy football.

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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