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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

Rivers, Gates have Bolts’ offense No. 1

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
Nobody would have believed that Chargers QB Philip Rivers could put up better numbers without Pro Bowl WR Vincent Jackson, but that's exactly what he has done thus far.

Chargers SS Gregory suspended four games

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Chargers SS Steve Gregory has been suspended for four games following a positive drug test for a banned substance, the team announced Monday.

Gates gets 500th reception in Chargers win

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...

Chargers promote FB-LB Wilson

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers promoted FB-LB Kion Wilson from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday, a day before their Week Four game against the Cardinals. They released CB Dante Hughes to make room for Wilson.

Bolts may use volunteering vets to cure special-teams woes

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
While the Chargers are off to yet another slow start, the team can look to one very specific area for its early struggles: kick coverage.

Four teams risk blackouts in Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Four NFL games could be blacked out on local television this Sunday as teams scramble to sell tickets before Thursday afternoon's deadline.

Chargers OLB English out 4-6 weeks

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Larry English will miss 4-6 weeks as he recovers from a foot injury.

Chargers sign fourth long-snapper

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Chargers had to sign their fourth long-snapper of the season on Tuesday and placed two players on injured reserve.

Vasquez, Mathews get good news for Chargers

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Chargers ORG Louis Vasquez will not need surgery on his injured knee and RB Ryan Matthews is able to return to practice.

Washington's two kick-return TDs lead Seahawks to victory

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Leon Washington returned two second-half kickoffs for touchdowns of 101 and 99 yards, making up for a long list of Seattle mistakes, and the Seahawks held off Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 27-20 on Sunday.

McNeill ends holdout, signs tender

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill, who had been holding out for a new contract, has signed his restricted free-agent tender, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Bulldozing RB Tolbert a secret weapon for Bolts

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
RB Ryan Mathews may have been the Chargers' first-round pick this year, but he's not the only guy they trust in the backfield.

Chargers RB Mathews nursing high ankle sprain

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Chargers rookie RB Ryan Mathews was held out of practice Wednesday and is not sure if he will play this Sunday as he nurses a high ankle sprain.

Deadline passes for Chargers WR Jackson to be traded

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The deadline imposed for Chargers WR Vincent Jackson to be traded, which would have allowed him to reduce his suspension from six games to four, has passed with no deal consummated.

Clock keeps ticking on Vincent Jackson deal

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have until 4 p.m. EDT to make a deal involving WR Vincent Jackson that will keep his reduced suspension in place.

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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