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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 make multiple roster moves

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut four players, placed one on I.R. and signed a part-time punter on Tuesday.

Chargers WR Jackson willing to sit out 2010

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Pro Bowl WR Vincent Jackson said in an interview Friday that he is willing to sit out the entire 2010 season unless he gets a long-term contract from the Chargers.

Chargers counting on OLT Dombrowski to fill big shoes

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers are missing a key piece of their offense with two-time Pro Bowl OLT Marcus McNeill continuing a holdout that likely will extend deep into the regular season.

Report: Seahawks, Vikings balk at Jackson's asking price

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that both the Vikings and Seahawks have been turned off by the salary demands of Chargers holdout WR Vincent Jackson, whose agent says he isn't sure the Chargers want to trade his client.

Report: Chargers place Jackson, McNeill on roster exempt list

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Chargers have officially placed WR Vincent Jackson and OLT Marcus McNeill on the roster exempt list, which will result in a three-game suspension for both players upon signing a contract, according to the North County Times.

Reports: Chargers OT Thomas retires

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Chargers OT Tra Thomas, who signed with San Diego in June, has decided to retire, according to reports.

Report: Seahawks given permission to talk with Jackson

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers gave the Seahawks permission to talk with WR Vincent Jackson, who is not close to signing a new deal with San Diego.

Road favorites mark NFL's opening week

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Road teams are favored in half of the 16 games to kick off the NFL regular season, leaving handicappers to weigh which road favorites are live and which home underdogs have bite.

Chargers' Merriman: 'Signed my tender'

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Shawne Merriman, a restricted free agent, announced on his Twitter account Friday that he has signed his one-year, $3.269 million tender.

Turner has big plans for Chargers' tight ends

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Norv Turner isn't about to let WR Vincent Jackson's impending holdout limit his offensive options. To make up for the likely absence of his top wideout, Turner has decided to get creative — instead of deploying additional receivers, he ...

Chargers sign S Teal

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Tuesday that they have signed free-agent S Quinton Teal to a two-year contract.

Chargers' Mathews not running from big expectations

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Before he has ever taken a handoff for the Chargers, rookie RB Ryan Mathews has found himself with nowhere to run from the fans and media, all wanting to know how he'll replace a legend.

Chargers rookie ILB Butler out for season

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Chargers rookie ILB Donald Butler will miss the 2010 season after suffering an injury to his Achilles' tendon during a training-camp practice on Tuesday.

Report: Chargers, first-rounder Mathews agree to five-year deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to terms on a five-year contract Sunday with 2010 first-round draft pick RB Ryan Mathews, according to ESPN.com. The deal is reportedly worth $25.65 million and includes $15.08 million guaranteed.

Burnett among Chargers' vets in roster trouble

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers will have a few clear-cut objectives during their 2010 training camp. But the Bolts also will be looking to trim players who aren't up to snuff as they attempt to select the best 53 men for their ...

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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