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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

League reacts to lockout's end

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Owners, coaches and executives from around the league reacted Monday to the news that the lockout was over and that the 2011 season is about to begin.

Report: Jackson withdraws request for compensation

Posted July 23, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
It appears one of the biggest hurdles left for the NFLPA is gone, as Chargers WR Vincent Jackson has agreed to withdraw his claim for compensation.

Weddle hopes to re-sign with Chargers

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
FS Eric Weddle, expected to be one of the top players on the free-agent market, told a newspaper he'd like to re-sign with the Chargers when the lockout ends.

Expect 2011 to be Jackson's last as a Charger

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Frustrated with not being able to work out a long-term contract, Chargers WR Vincent Jackson is finally going to get his chance to hit the open market — in 2012.

Report: Mankins and Jackson ask for free agency or money

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Patriots OG Logan Mankins and Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, two of the plaintiffs in the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit, have asked for special deals as part of the suit's settlement.

Gates finds the positives in being locked out

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates, who ended last season on injured reserve, has found some benefits to being locked out.

Oliver could be Chargers' odd man out

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Too many defensive backs on the Chargers' roster could mean Paul Oliver will have to find a new team to call home next season.  

Readers think Jaguars most likely to move to L.A.

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Readers believe that the Jaguars will be leaving Jacksonville and heading to the West Coast after responding to the poll question, "Which NFL franchise is most likely to move to Los Angeles."

AFC West best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC West who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Knowshon Moreno, Brandon Carr, Ryan Mathews and Lamarr Houston.

Former Chargers DE Grossman named 2011 NFL Teacher of the Year

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Former Chargers and Eagles DE Burt Grossman has been named the 2011 NFL Teacher of the Year. Grossman is a teacher at Hoover High School in San Diego, Calif.

AEG CEO talks to five teams about move to L.A.

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Tim Leiweke, CEO of the group trying to build a stadium in downtown Los Angeles, has spoken with representatives of the Vikings, Chargers, Raiders, Rams and Jaguars about the proposed venue.

Lockout limbo: Chargers report

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
There are changes in San Diego following a disappointing 2010 season, including two new coordinators and the likely departure of some familiar faces.

McNeill healthy, ready to go for Chargers

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The contract holdout that caused OLT Marcus McNeill to miss the first five games last season hurt the Chargers, but he's ready to contribute from the start in 2011.

Second-year Chargers needed to step up

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers didn't get many contributions from their rookie class last season, but the team hasn't given up on those players in 2011.

Chargers OLB English says he had foot surgery in March

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Larry English, coming off a disappointing, injury-plagued 2010 season, had surgery on his injured left foot in early March.

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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