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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

Offseason departures not affecting Bolts 'D'

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers' personnel losses on defense were expected to hinder them in 2010, but thus far, it has been exactly the opposite.

Chargers dominate Jaguars in home opener

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and the Chargers forced six turnovers in beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 38-13 in their home opener Sunday.

Vikings' Harvin to have MRI on Monday

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Vikings WR Percy Harvin will undergo an MRI on his injured hip on Monday, which could lead to more speculation that the team would entertain a trade for Charger WR Vincent Jackson.

Chargers sign long-snapper

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Chargers, who have not been able to find a healthy long-snapper, sign former Bill Ryan Neill.

Rivers still finding his way without Jackson

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The final numbers might not have reflected it, but the absence of WR Vincent Jackson clearly affected Philip Rivers in the Chargers' Week One loss at Kansas City, with the QB and WR Malcom Floyd clearly not on the same ...

Sunday's Chargers-Jags game will be blacked out in San Diego

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Sunday's game between the Chargers and Jaguars will be blacked out in the San Diego area after the Chargers failed to sell out the game.

Jackson's suspension reduced from six games to four if he is traded

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The NFL and NFLPA reached a settlement that will allow WR Vincent Jackson to miss only one additional game, for a total of four, if he is traded to another team, instead of the three normally required after being placed ...

Chargers' home opener likely to be blacked out

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
The Chargers' home opener this Sunday will likely be blacked out on local TV as roughly 8,000 general-admission tickets remain unsold.

Chargers place LS Binn on I.R., sign LS Dearth

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed veteran LS David Binn on injured reserve on Wednesday because of a hamstring injury.

Chiefs hold on for 21-14 win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:36 a.m. ET
Jamaal Charles' 56-yard touchdown run and Dexter McCluster's team-record 94-yard punt return gave Kansas City a two-touchdown lead and the Chiefs held San Diego on four downs inside the 6-yard line in the final minute for a 21-14 victory ...

Chargers load up on 'D' to create flexibility

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
While most teams like to closely balance the number of offensive and defensive players on their roster, the Chargers have opted to take a different approach.

Report: WR Jackson's agents say trade fell through

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson's agents said Sunday a trade for their client fell through on Saturday, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Sunday.

Chargers sign OT Terry, announce practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Sunday that they have signed veteran OT Adam Terry to a one-year contract. To make room for Terry on the 53-man roster, the team released OT Ryan Otterson.

Report: Chargers trade for WR Crayton

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Needing a fill-in for Vincent Jackson, the Chargers reportedly have dealt a seventh-round draft choice to Dallas for disgruntled WR Patrick Crayton.

Merriman to miss preseason finale; status for opener uncertain

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Chargers OLB Shawne Merriman (Achilles) will not play in the Chargers' preseason finale on Thursday night and it's unknown if he will be ready for the season opener.

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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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