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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:51:48 -0800
The San Diego Chargers may ask QB Philip Rivers to restructure his contract in order to create some salary cap space. Rivers agreed to restructure his contract last offseason.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 17:37:57 -0800
San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers was named the 2013 Comeback Player of the Year by The Associated Press Saturday, Feb. 1.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:17:28 -0800
San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers and FS Eric Weddle were named to the Pro Bowl roster announced Friday, Dec. 27.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:24:00 -0800
San Diego Chargers rookie WR Keenan Allen caught two touchdown passes from QB Philip Rivers Thursday, Dec. 12, in a 27-20 win over the Denver Broncos.
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 14:48:52 -0800
San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (neck) suffered an apparent neck injury early in the third quarter of the Week 14 game against the New York Giants. He was injured on a sack and fumble, and was being worked on by the training staff on the sideline.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 01:46:25 -0800
San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers has 2,473 passing yards this season, and he is on pace to surpass Hall of Fame QB Dan Fouts (4,802 in 1981) for the team single-season record.
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:56:32 -0700
San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers has been able to trust WR Vincent Brown on contested catches this season. "I've thrown Vincent Brown a bunch of those balls," Rivers said. "It's trusting that he's going to come in there, and he's going to go up high and make a good, tough, catch." Brown is tied for third on the team with 26 catches this year.
Fantasy Tip: Brown's precise route-running skills have endeared him to Rivers, and he's the QB's go-to guy when a tough catch is needed. Brown isn't putting up consistent numbers week in and week out, though, making him a frustrating lineup decision. He's more valuable in standard formats as a flex player.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:59:33 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor has posted a passer rating of 97.6, which ranks behind only Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning, Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo, San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers, New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees, Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan. His completion percentage of 68.3 trails only Manning, Rivers, Romo, Brees and Ryan, and he has a 72.7 completion percentage in the pocket, which is fourth-best in the NFL. "His mechanics have really improved," head coach Dennis Allen said Wednesday, Oct. 9. "He's got a good presence in the pocket, yet can get out and make plays. He's always been a great athlete, but he's getting better as a quarterback."
Fantasy Tip: Pryor has emerged as a low-end No. 1 fantasy option in most leagues of 12 or more teams. He has surprised more than any other fantasy quarterback to this point, as far as success. There are plenty who have surprised by being disappointing.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 10:43:00 -0700
San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers topped 400 yards passing for the third time in five games this season in Week 5 against the Oakland Raiders. He completed more than 73 percent of his throws for the fourth straight week despite throwing three interceptions.
Fantasy Tip: Two of Rivers' picks came late in the game and were balls he forced into the secondary. It has become clear that Rivers is a solid low-end QB1 play in most weeks in a new-look offense that allows him to change the play at the line of scrimmage. As long as he continues to get rid of the ball quickly and the offensive line holds up, he looks like a safe weekly starter.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:30:02 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles allowed San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers to complete 36 of his 47 passes for 419 yards and three touchdowns in Week 2. Three San Diego receivers went over 90 yards. In their last 16 games, the Eagles have allowed 34 touchdown passes and just seven interceptions. Since halftime in Week 1, the opposing quarterback has completed 72 percent of their passes for 695 yards, five touchdowns and one interception.
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