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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

Bills cut DE Merriman

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The Bills released DE-OLB Shawne Merriman on Monday.

Chargers WR Brown breaks ankle

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Brown suffered a broken ankle in the team's 28-20 preseason victory over the Cowboys Saturday night.

Chargers DL Brown suspended four games

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Chargers DL Garrett Brown has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Cowboys-Chargers game blacked out in Southern California

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Chargers' home game against the Cowboys Saturday night will not be shown live on TV in Southern California.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Healthy Gates returning to form for Chargers

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Chargers TE Antonio Gates has looked rejuvenated in camp after missing nine games over the past two seasons.

Chargers RB Mathews suffers broken clavicle

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews suffered a broken clavicle in Thursday’s preseason game against the Packers.

Former Chargers OT McNeill will retire

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
After six NFL seasons, Marcus McNeill has decided to retire.

Chargers sign OTs Davis, Toudouze

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed veteran OTs Anthony Davis and Michael Toudouze.

NFL's first female official to work Packers-Chargers

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
A woman will work as an official for the first time in NFL history at Thurday's preseason Packers-Chargers game in San Diego.

Report: Chargers RB Mathews in car accident

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
A report from KGTV-10 in San Diego says that Chargers RB Ryan Mathews was involved in a car accident late Monday evening.

Chargers add QB O'Connell

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Monday that they have signed QB Kevin O’Connell to back up Philip Rivers in training camp.

Panthers cut LB Tucker

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Panthers cut LB Jyles Tucker after he left training camp.

QB Boller leaves Chargers

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
One day after signing with the Chargers, QB Kyle Boller left the team and apparently retired.

Chargers sign QB Boller

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed QB Kyle Boller to a one-year deal on Friday after backup QB Charlie Whitehurst got hurt in camp on Thursday.

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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