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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

Dominance of Manning shows Bolts belong in title talk

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Any questions about whether the Chargers are a legitimate Super Bowl contender were answered Sunday night — they are one of the league's most dangerous teams.

Chargers pick Manning four times, dominate Colts 36-14

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
The Chargers picked off the four-time league MVP four times, returning two for scores, as they handed Indianapolis its most lopsided home loss in the Manning era on Sunday night.

Jackson leaves first game back with calf injury

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson left Sunday night's game in the first half against the Colts with a calf injury and he will not return, according to NBC's Andrea Kremer.

Chargers still committed to Mathews, but concerns linger

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 1:09 a.m. ET
While the Chargers remain committed to RB Ryan Mathews despite his disappointing rookie season, they do have some concerns about their first-round pick.

Chargers WR Crayton undergoes wrist surgery

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Chargers WR Patrick Crayton underwent surgery on his left wrist Wednesday after having been injured in San Diego's 35-14 win over Denver on Monday night.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Chargers activate WR Jackson, release PK Brown

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers officially activated WR Vincent Jackson on Tuesday and released PK Kris Brown.

Rivers' four TD passes spark Chargers' win

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers tied his career high with four touchdown passes and the San Diego Chargers beat the Denver Broncos 35-14 on Monday night for their third straight victory.

Gates, Mathews both inactive for Chargers

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.

Chargers OLT McNeill regains dominance

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
After sitting out the first five games and struggling a bit in his first game back, San Diego OLT Marcus McNeill has been a key factor in the offensive line providing much-improved protection for QB Philip Rivers.

Chargers blackout lifted

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday evening that they have sold enough tickets to lift the local TV blackout, allowing Southern California to see the Broncos at Chargers game Monday night at Qualcomm Stadium.

Cason making Bolts forget about Cromartie

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
When the Chargers shipped CB Antonio Cromartie to the Jets in the offseason, they were showing a lot of faith in replacement Antoine Cason, who hadn't been charged with a great deal of responsibility in his first two years ...

Chargers sign SS Watkins

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed SS Pat Watkins on Monday and waived WR Gary Banks.

Gut-check time in San Diego

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:31 a.m. ET
Sure as shooting, with QB Philip Rivers setting his sights on a new single-season league record for passing yardage, the Chargers appear primed for another late-season charge to the playoffs — provided their special teams stop shooting themselves in the foot.

The passing war of 1980

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, Dan Fouts and Brian Sipe took advantage of favorable conditions for passers and broke the NFL record for most passing yards in a season. Fouts finished with NFL single-season records for completions (348), attempts (589) and yards ...

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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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