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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

Chargers sign pair of O-linemen

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed O-linemen Colin Baxter and Stephen Schilling and placed WR Seyi Ajirotutu and C David Molk on injured reserve.

Ingram, Taylor to get extra looks in Chargers' final month

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
In the final month of the season, injuries will pave the way for some youngsters to show what’s in store for San Diego’s future.

AFC West Spin cycle: Denver stays hot, clinches division

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
It's only Week 13, but the AFC West has been won. The Broncos clinched the division with their win over the Buccaneers.

Bengals top Chargers for fourth-straight win

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton scrambled for a 6-yard touchdown with 4:11 left for the go-ahead score and the Bengals won their fourth straight game, 20-13 over the Chargers.

Chargers blacked out for second week in a row

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Bengals game in San Diego will be blacked out on local television this Sunday.

WR Spurlock rejoins Chargers

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers claimed WR Micheal Spurlock off waivers from the Jaguars and waived RB Curtis Brinkley.

Chargers SS Bigby placed on I.R.

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Chargers SS Atari Bigby was placed on injured reserve with a groin injury, the team announced Tuesday.

Broncos sign RB Hester

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Chargers RB Jacob Hester on Monday, the team announced.

AFC West Spin cycle: Chiefs give Broncos a scare

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Romeo Crennel's Chiefs gave the Broncos quite the scare, but Denver hung on and is one win away from clinching the division.

Ravens come back to stun Chargers in OT

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Justin Tucker kicked a 38-yard field with 1:07 left in overtime to complete a stunning comeback for the  Ravens, who beat the staggering Chargers 16-13.

Chargers place OT Gaither on injured reserve

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Jared Gaither has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury, the team announced Friday.

Chargers-Ravens blacked out in San Diego

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Ravens game on Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium will be blacked out on local television, the Chargers announced. 

Rookie DE Reyes a new bright spot for Chargers

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
The youth movement in the Chargers' front seven got another boost in Week 11 by the play of DE Kendall Reyes.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos add to lead

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Broncos are in command of the underwhelming AFC West after knocking off the Chargers in Week 11.

O-line play not helping Chargers' cause

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers have not come close to hitting preseason expectations on the offensive side of the football, and the O-line play is a big reason.

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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