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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

Chargers hire Michael as tight ends coach

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Chargers have hired Jason Michael as their new tight ends coach.

Manusky always first choice to replace Rivera

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
When Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera left the team to take the Panthers' head-coaching job, it didn't take long for San Diego to find a replacement.

Chargers to drop ticket prices on 6,500 seats

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
The Chargers will drop ticket prices on 6,500 seats in 2011. The "View Level" endzone tickets, which cost $63 last season, will drop down to $54. The seats make up nearly 10 percent of Qualcomm Stadium's seating.

Panthers add Chudzinski as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The Panthers continued to set their new coaching staff on Monday and reportedly have agreed to a deal with former Chargers assistant head coach/tight ends coach Rob Chudzinski to be their offensive coordinator.

Chargers hire Manusky to run defense

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Chargers have tabbed former 49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky to fill the same role in San Diego.

Chargers sign eight to future contracts

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed eight players to future contracts.

Chargers' busy offseason could begin by extending Weddle

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
With a slew of Chargers set to hit free agency, GM A.J. Smith is about to embark on a busy offseason.

Chargers hire Bisaccia to coach special teams

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired Rich Bisaccia Tuesday to be their new special-teams coach, addressing an area that was a major problem for them this season.

Cardinals interview Manusky for DC job

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky is interviewing for the Cardinals' vacant defensive coordinator position.

Pass rusher major priority for Chargers

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
If a team finishes ranked No. 1 in both total offense and total defense, as the Chargers did in 2010, it would appear not to have many holes. But when that same team ends the campaign with a 9-7 record ...

Crosby out as Chargers' special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Monday that they will not renew the contract of special-teams coach Steve Crosby for the 2011 season.

Mathews emerges in Chargers win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews and Nate Kaeding led the San Diego Chargers to a 33-28 win at Denver on Sunday, handing the Broncos their franchise-record 12th loss.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Chargers place Tolbert, Cooper on I.R.

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed LB Stephen Cooper and RB Mike Tolbert on injured reserve and signed RB Curtis Brinkley and LB Darry Beckwith to the active roster from the practice squad.

Smith's backing enough to keep Turner safe

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, Chargers president Dean Spanos' decision to retain head coach Norv Turner in 2011 has everything to do with Spanos' confidence in GM A.J. Smith.

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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