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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

WR Floyd still a top target in Chargers offense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Despite all the preseason talk about free-agent additions at wideout, Chargers QB Philip Rivers relied on two pass catchers he knows well in Week One.

Mathews cleared for contact, limited in practice

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
RB Ryan Mathews has been cleared for contact but was limited in practice as the Chargers prepare for their home opener.

Chargers add veteran OL Wells

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed OG-OT Reggie Wells, the team announced Tuesday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers get off on the right foot with a win over the Raiders. We take a spin around the AFC West after Week One.

Chargers' Mathews, Gaither to miss Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) and OLT Jared Gaither (back) will miss Week One, the club said Saturday. 

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

A healthy English adds to Chargers' LB corps

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
Former first-round LB Larry English is healthy and looking to shed the "bust" label as a situational pass rusher for the Chargers.

Chargers use new I.R. rule for WR Brown

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Chargers will place WR Vincent Brown on injured reserve with the new “Designated to Return” label, the team announced Tuesday.

Chargers cut PK Novak, DE Cesaire, FB Hester

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut several vested veterans on Friday, including PK Nick Novak, DE Jacques Cesaire and FB Jacob Hester.

Vikings S Smith fined for hit

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie S Harrison Smith was fined $21,000 for unnecessary roughness, the league confirmed to Pro Football Talk. 

WR Parrish agrees to terms with Raiders

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Hours after being released by the Chargers, WR Roscoe Parrish agreed to terms with the Raiders, Pro Football Talk first reported.

Parrish among Chargers' cuts to 75

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut WR-RS Roscoe Parrish on Monday as they trimmed their roster to 75 players.

Chargers WR Brown remains on track for second-half return

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers' receiving corps received a blow when Vincent Brown broke his ankle, but he is still expected to be ready to return around midseason.

Lions sign Osgood

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Lions signed special-teamer Kassim Osgood, the former Jaguar confirmed on Twitter.

Seau toxicology report reveals nothing suspicious

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Junior Seau's toxicology reported that he had trace amounts of a sleep aid and a pain reliever that were "consistent with therapeutic use."

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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