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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

Despite lockout, Turner working hard to get Bolts back on top

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner currently doesn't have players to deal with, but he's still preparing every day for the 2011 season.

Panthers' Smith addresses trade talk, future in Carolina

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.

Report: Chargers LB Applewhite arrested

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Chargers LB Antwan Applewhite was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Friday morning, according to 10news.com in San Diego.

WR Brown a perfect fit for Chargers' offense

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Chargers drafted WR Vincent Brown in the third round because they believe he fits their offensive attack perfectly.

Mouton will fill many roles for Chargers

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
Chargers second-round pick Jonas Mouton will be asked to be a playmaker at linebacker and in all areas of special teams.

Fantasy outlook: WR Vincent Brown

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:37 p.m. ET
WR Vincent Brown, a third-round pick of the Chargers, could be a big-time fantasy player depending on who else is on the team's roster.

Liuget needs to adjust to make Chargers' pick worth it

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
Though Corey Liuget looked like the perfect fit for a 4-3 defense, it didn't stop the Chargers from picking him for their 3-4.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Sanders adds new dimension to Chargers' defense

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed Bob Sanders before the lockout in the hopes that the former Colt will be able to add toughness to an already talented defense.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 18

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the past 10 players chosen with the 18th pick in the NFL draft, including QB Joe Flacco by the Ravens in 2008.

Player-organized workouts a serious gamble

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Players across the NFL are staging their own workouts to stay sharp during the lockout. But is the risk worth the reward?

Chargers have reason to celebrate kickoff changes

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Although they might not be the first club one would expect to be in favor of moving kickoffs up five yards from the 30-yard line to the 35, we hear the Chargers are perfectly fine with the new rule.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

ILB decision could shape Chargers' offseason plans

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 11:23 p.m. ET
When the offseason began for the Chargers, they knew it would be nearly impossible to retain all their key free agents. Now it is becoming more and more clear which direction the team is likely to go with some of ...

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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