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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

Brady, Belichick to become winningest QB-coach tandem

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Here is the list of the active QB-head coach duos with the most wins, led by Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, who are tied for the winningest tandem in NFL history.

Gates' return will aid Chargers' red-zone offense

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Having TE Antonio Gates back in the lineup should be helpful for Chargers QB Philip Rivers, who has struggled this season in the red zone.

Patriots DE Carter fined $15,000

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Patriots DE Andre Carter was fined $15,000 for his hit on Chargers QB Philip Rivers in Week Two. Carter said he will appeal the fine.

Vikings-Chargers prediction

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Vikings could have trouble against the powerful Chargers.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Respondents to poll believe Rivers-Jackson will be top QB-WR duo in 2011

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Chargers QB Philip Rivers and WR Vincent Jackson finished atop a PFW web poll asking, "Which QB-WR duo will outperform all others this season?"

Rivers sharper than Romo, Chargers beat Cowboys

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers led San Diego to scores on two of his three drives in the Chargers' 20-7 preseason victory over the Cowboys on Sunday night.

Rivers, Chargers shine; Seahawks rally late

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
The Seahawks can only hope Tarvaris Jackson someday runs their offense as smoothly as Philip Rivers controls the Chargers.

Drafted players' rights could be for sale

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
There's a rumor floating around NFL circles that if the union wins its courtroom battle, free agency could start May 1. Would teams, like the Eagles and Andy Reid, consider trading drafted players' rights? Maybe.

Player-organized workouts a serious gamble

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Players across the NFL are staging their own workouts to stay sharp during the lockout. But is the risk worth the reward?

Draft Dose: Evaluating the draft chart

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
Today we take a look back at some major Draft Day trades, and put the draft-value chart to the test to see if the team that gets more Draft Day value really comes out on top in the long run.

Rivers, Vick could be next in line

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
With Aaron Rodgers' Super Bowl win cementing his status as an elite quarterback, which fellow QB is most likely to follow his path into the upper echelon?

NFL announces FedEx Air and Ground finalists

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The finalists for the FedEx Air and Ground Players of the Year were announced Monday by the NFL.

Chargers left with more questions than answers after stunning loss

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
  With the AFC West still within reach and two games against weak competition left on the schedule, the Chargers seemed poised to close out the season with a flurry. However, that was anything but the case Sunday.  

Bengals stun Chargers, keep them out of playoffs

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw four touchdown passes during a near-perfect performance in the swirling snow, and the Bengals beat San Diego 34-20 on Sunday, ending the Chargers' run of four straight playoff appearances.

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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