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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 sacrifice picks to get their guy in Mathews

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers had to give up a small fortune to move up 16 spots in the first round, but they filled a major need by selecting RB Ryan Mathews.

Bolts' Smith feeling pressure to ace draft

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The draft is usually the time when Chargers GM A.J. Smith shows off his expertise, restocking his already-loaded roster with quality depth all around.

Chargers might go after cornerback in Round One

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
Consult the latest mock drafts, and the popular first-round pick for the Chargers is a running back. However, it's far from a lock that the Bolts will select a rusher in Round One.

RB Sproles signs RFA tender

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced that RB Darren Sproles, a restricted free agent, signed his one-year, $7.283 million tender on Friday.

Chargers sign CB Vasher

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Monday that they have signed CB Nathan Vasher to a two-year contract.

Whitehurst haul makes Chargers major draft players

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
It's rare that teams can change their entire draft outlook by trading away a third-stringer, but that's exactly what the Chargers did this offseason when they dealt RFA QB Charlie Whitehurst to Seattle.

Chargers re-sign DL Scott

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have re-signed UFA DL Ian Scott to a one-year contract.

2010 looking like Chargers' last hurrah

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
The Chargers have dominated the AFC West for the better part of six seasons, but heavy personnel losses this offseason — and likely next one as well — could make 2010 their final chance to reach the Super Bowl.

Tomlinson signs two-year deal with Jets

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Agent Tom Condon confirmed Sunday night that his client, RB LaDainian Tomlinson, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Jets, a signing that will be announced by the team Monday.

Cromartie had worn out welcome in San Diego

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers have lost much more than they've gained in the early free-agency period, as GM A.J. Smith has expectedly lain low and allowed the big names to sign elsewhere. However, what he did do was acquire a ...

Chargers re-sign DE Boone, TE Wilson

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have re-signed DE Alfonso Boone and TE Kris Wilson. Both players were unrestricted free agents and agreed to new two-year contracts.

Jets acquire Cromartie from Chargers

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 1:33 a.m. ET
On the heels of releasing CB Lito Sheppard, the Jets have acquired CB Antonio Cromartie from the Chargers in exchange for a 2011 third-round pick.

Chargers cut NT Williams, RB Bennett

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Chargers trimmed their roster of two veterans Thursday, parting ways with NT Jamal Williams and RB Michael Bennett.

Report: Chargers change mind, place highest tender on Sproles

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Apparently, Darren Sproles won't be going anywhere after all. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers have decided to place a first- and third-round tender on the restricted free agent just one week after telling him he would ...

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

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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