Philip Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chargers, Philip Rivers bid bittersweet farewell to San Diego

    ESPN "Wiping sweat off his forehead with a towel, Philip Rivers fittingly was one of the last players to wander off the practice field at Chargers Park. After practice, Rivers competed in a throwing competition with the rest of quarterbacks. And of course, the 13-year veteran who spent his entire..." June 16

  • Philip Rivers says he still has years left in NFL, wants to one day be HS coach

    ESPN "Philip Rivers says he believes he has several years left as an NFL quarterback but that when he does retire, he'd like to become a high school football coach for his sons when they are older. The 35-year-old Rivers, who is under contract with the Chargers for three more seasons, told ESPN's..." June 14

  • Philip Rivers thankful and sad for final days at Chargers Park

    ESPN "In an interview on Xtra 1360 Fox Sports Radio, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers talked about practicing for the final time in San Diego at Chargers Park next week. The Chargers will hold the team’s mandatory minicamp from Tuesday through Thursday to close out offseason work...." June 11

  • Philip Rivers explains why he likely won't follow Tony Romo into broadcasting booth

    CBS Sports "Philip Rivers would be perfect for TV. He doesn’t curse. He has an amazing wardrobe, which includes bolo ties. He’s incredibly knowledgeable about the game, given he’s been the Chargers’ starting quarterback since 2006. And you can’t deny he has a face for TV. Unfortunately, it doesn’t sound..." April 11

  • Is Romo's fade an omen for Philip Rivers?

    San Diego Union-Tribune "For Tony Romo, the NFL bell tolled this week. Will it toll next for thee, Philip Rivers? Romo, a good but not great player whose shine owed something to America’s infatuation with the Dallas Cowboys, announced he will give up quarterbacking and take a job to talk football for CBS. Smart..." April 06

  • Philip Rivers not afraid of Chargers drafting his successor "Philip Rivers knows the day will eventually come that the Los Angeles Chargers draft a quarterback. The Bolts have actually drafted three QBs from the moment Rivers arrived in 2004, but the next could very well be his successor. That question was among a litany number 17 faced as the..." April 03

  • Rivers: Von Miller will be known as 1 of the best defenders in NFL history

    Fox Sports "Denver Broncos pass rusher Von Miller has been one of the best defensive players in the league since he was drafted second overall in 2011. He has 73.5 sacks, 19 forced fumbles and a Super Bowl MVP to his name already, and he’s just six seasons into his career. If he continues on this path, he..." April 01

  • Philip Rivers on Chargers drafting a QB: He's going to sit for a while

    ESPN "While the Los Angeles Chargers do their due diligence on this year’s quarterback draft class, franchise quarterback, Philip Rivers has taken notice. The Chargers held a private workout with Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes last week and also held a private workout with Tennessee..." March 24

  • $11M Of Philip Rivers’ 2017 Base Salary Became Fully Guaranteed Today

    NFL Trade Rumors "Joel Corry of CBS Sports points out that $11 million of Chargers QB Philip Rivers‘ $14 million base salary for the 2017 season became fully guaranteed on Tuesday. There was some talk a few months ago that the Chargers could consider trading him this offseason. In fact, one rumor surfaced that..." February 07

  • Joey Bosa says Philip Rivers is all in for L.A. move

    Pro Football Talk "In the aftermath of the announcement that the Chargers will move from San Diego to Los Angeles, reports/rumors/whatever emerged that quarterback Philip Rivers wasn’t all in. Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa declared otherwise on Thursday. Appearing on behalf of MET-RX at Radio Row in Houston,..." February 03

  • Philip Rivers ends search for AFC’s final Pro Bowl quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL had a hard time finding a quarterback to join the AFC team at this week’s Pro Bowl, but their search has come to an end. Philip Rivers of the Chargers will take the spot vacated by Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger this week. Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor and Broncos quarterback..." January 24

  • Philip Rivers fine with L.A., not pushing for trade "Now that the Chargers are fleeing San Diego, inquiring football minds want to know: Is Philip Rivers onboard with the idea of spending the remainder of his career in Los Angeles? The cagey quarterback mulled retirement after the 2015 season, letting it be known at the time that he wasn't wild..." January 17

  • Despite previous protestations, Philip Rivers will go to L.A. with the Chargers

    CBS Sports "As they announced yesterday, the Chargers are moving from San Diego to Los Angeles. It's a move that's been rumored for quite some time now, and it's finally come to fruition. Previously, Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers had expressed discomfort with the idea of moving to Los Angeles,..." January 14

  • Philip Rivers: 'I'm a little numb' about Chargers moving "Philip Rivers has mixed emotions about the Chargers move to Los Angeles. "I'm a little bit numb about it all. It hasn't really settled in," the quarterback told KLSD-AM in San Diego on Friday, a day after the Chargers announced they would move to L.A. Rivers, a longtime proponent of the..." January 13

  • Will Philip Rivers follow the Chargers to Los Angeles?

    Sportsnaut "Lost in the entire dynamic of the Chargers officially announcing their move to Los Angeles are the players. It’s something we don’t focus on too often. They are human beings. They have families. They have homes they call their own. They have friends and communities they’ve worked to..." January 12

  • Time for Chargers to draft eventual replacement for Philip Rivers

    ESPN "Much of the focus this offseason for the San Diego Chargers remains on the team securing a new head coach and figuring out where they will be in 2017. However, the Chargers still have questions they have to work through regarding their roster in the coming months. Some of the top players headed..." January 09