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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

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Rivers' leadership, elite play giving Bolts chance

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:13 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning might be the first name everyone says when discussing the favorite for the 2010 NFL MVP, but Philip Rivers certainly could be a close second.

Rivers' four TDs leads Chargers past Texans 29-23

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes against the NFL's worst pass defense, and the San Diego Chargers earned their first road win of the season in beating the Houston Texans 29-23 on Sunday.

Chargers solidly behind Turner

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
After his motivational halftime speech by Norv Turner sparked the Chargers to a comeback win over the Titans in Week Eight, GM A.J. Smith gave his head coach a vote of confidence.

Chargers activate SS Gregory

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers activated SS Steve Gregory on Saturday and waived WR Richard Goodman.

Report: Chargers sign WR Washington

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed WR Kelley Washington, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Chargers TE Gates could miss Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates popped the plantar fascia in his right foot. Combined with the toe and ankle injuries he has in his left leg, his status for Sunday's game vs. the Texans is not looking good.

NT Garay a surprising standout for Bolts

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
After parting ways with veteran Jamal Williams in the offseason, nose tackle was one of the Chargers' biggest concerns entering 2010.

Chargers waive LB Merriman

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers waived LB Shawne Merriman on Tuesday after he passed an exit physical. Teams have until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday to claim him.

Without much help, Rivers putting Bolts on his back

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Despite playing with a cast of reserve receivers, Chargers QB Philip Rivers is on a record-setting pace.

Chargers beat Titans for eighth consecutive time

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates got behind linebacker Will Witherspoon to haul in a go-ahead, 48-yard pass from Philip Rivers midway through the third quarter to help the San Diego Chargers rally for a 33-25 win Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, who lost ...

Chargers sign WR Banks

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed WR Gary Banks from the team's practice squad on Saturday. They released OT Adam Terry.

Titans QB Young expected to start Sunday

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Vince Young, who missed Week Seven's win over the Eagles after spraining his left knee and ankle in Week Six, is expected to start on Sunday.

Chargers WR Jackson officially signs tender

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson officially signed his one-year restricted free-agent tender on Friday.

Chargers-Titans blacked out in San Diego

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that their Week Eight home game vs. the Titans has been blacked out in Southern California, as the team was unable to sell the necessary number of tickets before the NFL-imposed deadline of 72 hours before ...

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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