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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

Saints get first win on Brees' record-breaking night

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Drew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record and the Saints won for the first time this season, 31-24 over the Chargers on Sunday night.

Chargers ILB Butler making big impact as every-down player

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
A big bright spot for the Chargers' defense has been third-year ILB Donald Butler, who missed his entire rookie season in 2010 with an Achilles injury.

Chargers release WR Spurlock

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
To make room for CB Chris Carr, the Chargers announced the release of WR Micheal Spurlock.

Chargers add CB Carr

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed CB Chris Carr, his agent confirmed to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

NT Franklin, young DEs keep Garay off the field

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Chargers NT Aubrayo Franklin has helped the run defense, and his play is one of the reasons we haven’t seen veteran Antonio Garay.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Order seemed restored in the AFC West after two divisional games in Week Four saw the Chargers and Broncos roll past the Chiefs and Raiders, respectively.

Chargers force six Chiefs turnovers in win

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The AFC West-leading Chargers took advantage of six turnovers by the Kansas City Chiefs in a 37-20 victory Sunday.

Chargers OLT Harris appreciates opportunity

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Chargers undrafted rookie OLT Mike Harris has played well in place of Jared Gaither, and has appreciated the early chance to play.

Chargers WR Floyd signs extension

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Malcom Floyd has signed a three-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The winds changed drastically in the AFC West in Week Three, proving that this division is extremely hard to figure.

Falcons rout Chargers to remain undefeated

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes to three different receivers for the Falcons, who overwhelmed the Chargers 27-3 Sunday to remain undefeated.

Chargers-Falcons game blacked out

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Falcons game will be blacked out on Sunday to televisions in Southern California.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Raiders are off to woeful starts, and the Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006.

Chargers re-sign OG Wells

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers resigned veteran OG Reggie Wells on Monday, the club said.

Rosario, Chargers roll past Titans

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 9 p.m. ET
Dante Rosario had three touchdown catches and the Chargers beat the Titans for the ninth straight time, 38-10 Sunday.

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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